Festivals in Shandong during Aug and Sep

Would you like to travel to Shandong during August and September? Except for the picturesque nature landscape and rich cultural landscape, you may want something for fun or something you can learn from it by join in it. With the Qingdao beer festival reaching to its climaxs, let’s have a look at other activities you […]

 

Why China is called China

Do you know why China is called China? When I came to China I realized that when people travel to China or they’ve already lived in China for a longer time, the first thing they all learn is that China in Chinese is called “Zhongguo” which can be translated as Middle Kingdom. But if you […]

 

Vertigo at Huashan Mount

Advice to enthusiasts intent on taking on Mont Huashan on calf-power: don’t take the ascent lightly, you’ll need a good dose of humility and courage if you want to come out unscathed. The Huashan Mount is one of the 5 sacred mountains of China, this is definitely a place to go for your China travel […]

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Free things to do in Beijing.

  Beijing is not one of the most expensive cities in the world but it is always nice spending one (or two) days during your stay in Beijing where you don’t have to worry about your budget, so here’s some ideas that may be useful for having fun on your Beijing trip without having to spend a […]

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The Terracotta Army – Attracting the Crowds

On May 24, 2012, in Historical Relics, Must-sees, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Since the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors in 1974 close to the city of Xi’an it has been one of the main destinations for tourists all over the world and it is the main reason for people to travel to Xi’an. It’s not that the city doesn’t have other interesting sites of historical value to […]

The Ancient Culture Street in Xi’an

On May 18, 2012, in Historical Relics, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

For many people the most important reason to travel to Xi’an is the city’s culture and its long history. Because of its great importance for China’s early development the city of Xi’an has numerous interesting sites to offer which are related to different Chinese dynasties in and around the city center. On your Xi’an Tours […]

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The Musical Water Fountain

On May 17, 2012, in Nightlife, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

For visitors who travel to Xi’an there are lots of cultural highlights to see during the day. If you want to go out in the evening one recommendable activity for all travelers regardless of age is the musical water fountain at Fountain Plaza at the foot of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The well-preserved pagoda […]

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Xi’an: The Muslim Quarter

On May 17, 2012, in Ethnic Group Flavors, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

To experience an ancient city at a grassroots level, then travel to Xi’an and no further than The Muslim Quarter (or Islamic Street as it is otherwise known). The Muslim community is primarily composed of the Hui people who have resided in Xi’an since the Tang dynasty. Their presence emerged in the area as a […]

The Great Mosque of Xi‘an

On May 16, 2012, in Historical Relics, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

  When you travel to Xi’an, the ancient capital of China, the Great Mosque situated in the center of the city is a place you should visit in any case. This Islamic mosque is located in the Moslem quarter but it’s almost hidden and not so easy to find. It is surrounded by walls and […]

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Tourism at the Terracotta

On May 16, 2012, in Cultural Experience, Historical Relics, Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Mentioned in countless China travel guides and sometimes referred to as the ‘eighth wonder of the World’, the Terracotta Army (The Army) is a must-see attraction. If you have ever watched the 2008 Hollywood movie, ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’, then this is in line with what you can expect to see at […]

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