The Year of the Dragon

On April 12, 2012, in Cultural Experience, Festivals, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

What people have in mind when they hear about the Chinese New Year are probably dragon dances and fireworks. Those are very traditional elements of the festivities and when you travel to Beijing or another big city you should certainly see this part of the culture if you get the chance. If you book one […]

Drifting on the Beijing Subway

On April 11, 2012, in Beijing, Getting Around, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

In every bigger city in the world there is a subway system and in general they are not that different from each other. But it still needs some getting used to, to find your way around. In most cases it’s a rather cheap, fast and easy way to get around town because it’s pretty much […]

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Fitness Fans

On April 10, 2012, in Activities, Cultural Experience, Parks & Gardens, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing it won’t be long until you come across an outdoor gym. You can find them in parks, streets, along the rivers and in many other public places. It’s probably not even far away from many Beijing hotels. At certain times of the day they are well frequented, with many older residents […]

Vitamin Boost

On April 9, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

No matter if you travel to Beijing or any other Chinese city you’ll find a much bigger variety of fresh fruit and vegetables than most European people are used to. It’s almost a paradise for people who love fresh fruit and there are lots of opportunities to try new things. People really interested in China’s […]

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The Family Museum Experience

On April 5, 2012, in Beijing, Museums, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

You are going to travel to Beijing and are interested in nature and the environment? If you are travelling with kids the Natural History Museum of Beijing might be the right place for you to go. It is one of the biggest museums of its kind in China and offers lots of interesting things to see for […]

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See a Panda in Real Life

On March 15, 2012, in Activities, Beijing, Nature Scenery, Other Regions, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Have you watched the Hollywood movie Kong Fu Panda? Do you want to see a panda in real life? Travel to China this spring, and make a chance to see this adorable creature. Southwest China is the hometown of pandas. However you are also able to see this charming animal in big cities like Beijing, […]

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Enjoy and Embrace the Delicious taste of Jiaozi!!

On January 19, 2012, in Cool Places, Cultural Experience, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

While you are enjoying your China Tour why not attempt to make some jiaozi (Chinese Dumplings). You can either take a cooking class in which ever city you are in or attempt to get the ingredients yourself and make them in your China hotel room.  Making jiaozi is a very popular tradition for the Chinese […]

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The People’s Money

On January 18, 2012, in Cool Places, Featured China Stories, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When booking your China Tour it is highly recommended that you exchange a small amount of money before you arrive into China. The Chinese Renminbi or RMB is known as ‘the people’s money’ and there are different ways of saying the currencies. You will hear people say Yuan which is said similar to ‘you-on’ or […]

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Snow Much Fun!!

On January 17, 2012, in Activities, Adventure Trip, Cool Places, Must-sees, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

If you want to escape the busy sounds and bright lights of Beijing and want to enjoy the outdoors for a long weekend or just for the day one should definitely head to the ski slopes. Especially if you are visiting in the winter, experiencing the snow is a must on your China Tour. The […]

An Underground Adventure

On January 13, 2012, in Beijing, Cultural Experience, Getting Around, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Beijing is a very busy city; it is one of the few cities that never sleep. Therefore no matter what time of day it is, there is always traffic. In your travels within Beijing the best way to get around is via the subway lines, you can also organise and take the train from the […]

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