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Zhongshan Park – Beijing

Zhongshan Park – Beijing

Zhongshan Park Zhongshan is an attractive former imperial park located on the south west side of the Forbidden City. Built as an imperial park in 1420, Zhongshan Park opened to the public in 1914 and has been through several politically motivated name changes. After the hustle and bustle of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City,

Dragon Boat Festival and Travel In China

Dragon Boat Festival and Travel In China

Dragon Boat Festival or Dan Wu Jie 端午节 Introduction The Dragon Boat festival is a traditional festival falling on the 5th day of the 5th month of China’s lunar calendar and has been celebrated in China for over 2000 years. It has only been recognized as a public holiday in mainland China since 2008. The

A Day at the Yulong Hot Springs Resort North East China

A Day at the Yulong Hot Springs Resort North East China

Ever wanted to be outside in -30C temperatures and surrounded by snow while soaking in natural spring waters at 35-40C? Bathing in natural hot springs is one of the best ways to get out, see some of the country and enjoy the winter in North East China In Jilin Province the two best hot springs

Road Trip to China, Russia, Korea Border

Road Trip to China, Russia, Korea Border

What should you do after you’ve wined and dined in Shanghai, hiked the Leaping Tiger Gorge and gotten lost in the Forbidden City? Check out China’s borders. Ideally the border of China, North Korea and Russia. Koreans are one of China’s official 56 ethnic groups and they have their own autonomous region in Jilin Province

Kashgar Sunday Market

Kashgar Sunday Market

The Kashgar Sunday Market is a thriving and bustling market open every Sunday for the sale of livestock. Visiting the market and seeing local Uygur farmers engaged in the serious business of buying and selling hordes of animals is eye opening and delightful cultural experience. You have not seen Kashgar until you’ve seen the Sunday

The Best of Hong Kong in 5 Days

The Best of Hong Kong in 5 Days

Hong Kong is full of contrast and contradictions, it is a part of China but it is also independent, it has mountains, deserted beaches and a skyline that rivals New York, it has a culture that embraces both Buddhism and a frantic pursuit of material wealth. With this amazing character, Hong Kong is an incredible

Another China Travel Fail – Changbaishan Mountain

Another China Travel Fail – Changbaishan Mountain

Changbaishan Mountain & The Elusive Heavenly Lake Changbaishan is an incredible mountain range and nature reserve in Jilin Province on the border of North Korea and China. The highlight of Changbaishan is Heavenly Lake, a beautiful lake formed in a volcanic crater at the top of the mountain. For stunning photos and details of Changbaishan,

Xian City Wall

Xian City Wall

Xian City Wall Xian is a fascinating city with the Terracotta warriors nearby, loads of attractions in the city itself AND is completely enclosed by a wall and moat fortress system. This wall is the oldest and best preserved city walls in China and a must see when you travel to Xian. The wall itself

Two Days Hiking Huangshan

Two Days Hiking Huangshan

Hiking Huangshan Huangshan (also called Yellow Mountain) is one of the most beautiful mountains in China, listed as a world heritage site and a must see for anyone travelling in China who likes nature and hiking.  With a maximum height of 1,864 meters, Huangshan is not a tall mountain. Its charm comes from the profusion

Hongcun Village

Hongcun Village

Hongcun Village (name in Chinese characters 宏村) Hongcun Village is an ancient village full of winding lanes around an hour north west of Huangshan City in Anhui province. Surrounded by creeks, waterways and lakes, Hongchun is a charming example of Qing Dynasty architecture and way of life. History Hongcun Village was founded during the Southern

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