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Temple Street Market – Hong Kong’s Touristy Baazar

Temple Street Market – Hong Kong’s Touristy Baazar

Hong Kong's Declining Temple Street Night Market Temple Street Market is set in the back streets of Kowloon and is Hong Kong’s most notorious night market, famous for its vibrant atmosphere, local flavour, multitude of stalls and goods, and frantic activity. Unfortunately Temple Street market has become a victim of its own success and is

Beijing Travel – The Temple Of Heaven

Beijing Travel – The Temple Of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven was used by Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties to worship Heaven, offer sacrifices and pray for good harvests and favourable rain. The architecture in the Temple of Heaven is amazing, it’s history enthralling and it’s cultural significance profound. A must see attraction for anyone visiting Beijing. Purpose & Function

How to Hike the Great Wall of China

How to Hike the Great Wall of China

There is no better way to experience the natural beauty and history of China than hiking the Great Wall of China. Hiking the Great Wall solo can be a little confusing and intimidating so I have put together a how to guide for hiking the Great Wall based on my experiences on the wall. The

Beijing Travel – Fayuan Temple

Beijing Travel – Fayuan Temple

With over 1300 years of history, Fayuan Temple is one of Beijing’s oldest and most respected Buddhist temples. If you are a follower of Buddhism, the temple is one of Beijing’s must see attractions. If you are a tourist in Beijing exploring the cities incredible sites, the Fayuan Temple is one of the sites you

Beijing Travel – Beihai Park

Beijing Travel – Beihai Park

Beihai Park is an ancient imperial garden next to the Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing. With over a thousand years of history, Beihai Park is China’s oldest classical garden and one of the largest and best preserved. With ancient Buddhist temples, walled cities, exquisite classical gardens, a large lake and imperial palaces, Beihai

Beijing Travel – Lama Temple

Beijing Travel – Lama Temple

Lama Temple is a Buddhist Temple of the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism in the suburbs of Beijing. Lama Temple is the largest temple for lamas in China and one of the largest and most important Buddhist monasteries in the world. While walking through the grounds of Lama Temple you will see extraordinary examples of

Reporting Live From Suzhou

Reporting Live From Suzhou

For hiking, you go to the Great Wall. For adventure, you travel the Silk Road. For cuisine, you eat in Guangdong. For culture, gardens and canals, you go travel to Suzhou. Now I am not talking your typical back yard type garden, your local neighbourhood garden or even your home city’s best showcase garden. I’m

Suzhou Travel – Zhouzhuang Water Town

Suzhou Travel – Zhouzhuang Water Town

Built on China’s ancient system of canals, Water towns have almost a thousand years of history. With buildings, streets and waterways unchanged for centuries, China’s water towns are beautiful to see and a fascinating mirror into China’s past. Surrounded by network of laneways and canals, Zhouzhuang near Suzhou is China’s most popular and charming water

3 Days in Heaven – Travel In Hangzhou

3 Days in Heaven – Travel In Hangzhou

The first thing I have to tell you about Hangzhou is that if you are in China to travel, you have to go there. No ifs, buts and maybes, just GO! Hangzhou, together with Suzhou, is described as heaven on earth. A well deserved description for one of the most charming and lovely cities I’ve

Hangzhou Travel – Lingyin Temple

Hangzhou Travel – Lingyin Temple

The Lingyin Temple is a very large Buddhist temple in the Hills to the West of Hangzhou and is one of Hangzhou’s top travel destinations. The Lingyin Temple is also called Yunlin Temple and Lingyin means souls retreat. History & Background The Linying Temple is a Zen or Chen Buddhist temple that was first built

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