Qufu, the hometown of Confucius

Qufu is located in the southwest of Shangdong Province. Qufu was the capital of the kingdom Lu between 770 BC-476BC. Today the town is especially known as being the hometown of Confucius who was a great thinker and educator as well as the founder of the Confucian School in ancient China. He brought education to […]


Plan a family outing at the China science and technology museum

On July 13, 2012, in Activities, Beijing, More Places of Interest, Museums, by Jack Li

Address : Olympic Village 奥运村地区 朝阳区朝阳区北辰东路5号5 Beichen Donglu, Chaoyang District For my first travel to Beijing, I bought a guide book like all the newcomers to know what to do in this unknown city. Of course I did all the must-sees monuments and places during my tour in Beijing, but I noticed in a little […]

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Beware of the Wild Insects

On May 22, 2012, in Museums, Places of Interest, Shanghai, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

If you travel to Shanghai with kids you certainly don’t want to miss the most popular places the city has to offer like the Bund or Yu Gardens. But on the other hand kids might get bored of too much sightseeing after a while. For a little break in between the Wild Insect Kingdom is […]

The National Art Museum of China

On April 24, 2012, in Beijing, China Attractions, Museums, by Jack Li

All people who travel have different plans, interests and expectations. Still, when you travel to Beijing few people will leave out famous Wangfujing Street on their Beijing tours. So if you’re interested in culture and contemporary art the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) is a great place to visit on the same day because […]

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Diversity in History

On April 23, 2012, in Beijing, Historical Relics, Museums, by Jack Li

To escape the springtime heat and falling pollen (for hay fever sufferers) on your travel to Beijing, there is always the National Museum of China to try out. This building is directly opposite The Great Hall of the People on Tiananmen Square and houses some of the best artwork and historical relics the country has […]

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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National Museum of China

On September 23, 2011, in Activities, Beijing, Cultural Experience, Museums, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Located on the east side of Tian’anmen Square in downtown Beijing, the National Museum of China was founded in February 2003 after merging with the former National Museum of Chinese History and the National Museum of Chinese Revolution. History and art are two factors emphasized in the collections and is also a terrific place for […]

The Sangye Temple

On September 8, 2011, in Historical Relics, Mountain Areas, Museums, Temples, Tibet, by Jack Li

The Sangye Temple is located on the foot of the Holly Mountain of Haiburi in the Shannan Prefecture in Tibet, beside the Yarlung Zangbo River. Built in the Tupo Period, it has a history for over a thousand years now. The Sangye Temple is one of the most famous ancient buildings in Tibet because of […]

Folk Custom Museum in Southern China

On September 6, 2011, in Ancient Houses & Courtyards, Cultural Experience, Hangzhou, Museums, by Jack Li

The wealthiest family in Dongzha was the Jin Family. Nowadays their residences become the vivid record of the life in southern China. In the museum you can see different folk customs about birthdays, marriage, spring festivals and so on in Wuzhen from the late Qing Dynasty to the Republic. Elegant wax statues played the dramas […]

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One Hundred Beds Museum in Southern China

On September 6, 2011, in Hangzhou, Historical Relics, Museums, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

One Hundred Beds Museum is the first museum in China which specializes in collecting and displaying old beds.  Located in the 210 east street, the museum is also known as “Zhao’s Hall”.  Covering an area of 1200sqm, it collects tens of the essence works of old beds in southern China from Ming, Qing dynasty and […]

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