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Fishing, Fast Trains and Marijuana

Fishing, Fast Trains and Marijuana

An excellent way to get out into the country and enjoy Autumn is to go fishing. The weather last Saturday was delightful so I went fishing with a local friend. My first time fishing in China. The Fishing Spot De Hui (德惠) is a small town around 80 kilometers north east of Changchun city. The

Kashgar’s Old Town

Kashgar’s Old Town

Old Town, the Ancient Heart of Kashgar The Old Town in Kashgar has been the heart of the city for over 2000 years, is a splendid example of an ancient Islamic city and is in the process of being destroyed for safety reasons. History The origin of Kashgar’s Old Town can be traced back to

Kashgar Grand Bazaar

Kashgar Grand Bazaar

The Kashgar Grand Bazaar With over 2000 years of history, a mesmerizing selection of goods and a fascinating blend of cultures, Kashgar’s Grand Bazaar is one of Silk Road’s must see attractions. History and Background The history of Kashgar’s Grand Bazaar can be traced as far back as 120BC when the famous Chinese explorer Zhang

Chinese Vice Premier Criticizes Chinese Tourists

Chinese Vice Premier Criticizes Chinese Tourists

If you think Chinese tourists are often obnoxious, you are not alone. Recently Wang Yang who is one of China’s four vice premiers was scathing in his criticism of Chinese tourist and called them being uncivilized among other things. The article below gives full details Wang’s comments and on the less than savoury behaviour of

Casinos and Gambing in Macau

Casinos and Gambing in Macau

A Travel Guide to Macau's Casinos With over 33 casinos and an annual gaming revenue of over US$40 billion, Macau has eclipsed Las Vegas as the world’s gambling mecca. The reason for Macau’s rise to prominence as the world’s casino capital is due to Chinese gamblers. Chinese love to gamble and they take their gambling

Travel Survival Guide for Chinese New Year

Travel Survival Guide for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in China where the whole country goes on holiday or at least week and families are reunited. It is similar to western Christmas but MUCH bigger and more traditional. Travelling in China during the New Year festival is a great way of experiencing Chinese customs and traditions

History of China Timeline for Travel & Tourism

History of China Timeline for Travel & Tourism

Travel and Tourism History of China China’s history stretches back to antiquity and is full earth shaking events and fascinating incidents. The time line below is a record of such events and incidents that relate to tourist attractions or have impacted on travel in China. This timeline is incomplete and is a work in progress,

China’s Ethnic Minorities

China’s Ethnic Minorities

China is a large country with an incredible diversity in climate, terrain, weather and especially in people. China has 56 officially recognized ethnic groups and a large number of unofficial ethnic groups. Of these 56 groups, the largest group is the Han Chinese who makeup 91.51% of China’s population and the remaining 8.49% are China’s

Shanghai Travel – One hundred cities in one

Shanghai Travel – One hundred cities in one

Personally I don’t think much of Shanghai as a travel destination but I have to admit it is a city of extremes and definitely visiting at least once. This article from an Australian newspaper does an excellent job of describing the contrast between the new and the old Shanghai and very interesting to read. “It

Beijing Travel – 798 Art Zone

Beijing Travel – 798 Art Zone

What is the 798 Art Zone? 798 is a thriving and vibrant art and fashion district in Beijing set up in an abandoned military factory complex. 798 hosts galleries, shows and exhibitions from China’s leading artistic personalities and is China’s cutting edge art movement. 798 is the Chinese equivalent of Greenwich Village and SoHo and

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