Did you know that we are in the 20 year cycle of the number 8? This is why China wanted the Olympics to open in Beijing on August 8, 2008.
Things to do in Yangshuo, China. Yangshuo county in Guilin is an amazing place in South West China. Here's a summary of my visit to Yangshuo including information about Yangshuo weather.
A summary of my experiences of staying with a Tibetan Family in a traditional Tibetan village in the Jiuzhaigou Valley in China. This was my base for a trip to the Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park.
An introduction to the 798 Art District in Beijing, centred around a former communist industrial complex in the north east of the city. I offer and overview of my experience in visiting the area and offer practical advice to anyone of planning a visit to the 798 Art District.
China is large and beautiful country with much to see and do. Make the most of your time in China and learn about the best places to visit. Plus, learn how to get a visa that will make your travel possible.
Looking for some good luck in the new year? You may need a jade bok choy.
It has been said time and again that the higher you fly, the harder you fall. Could it also be true that the bigger the project, the more catastrophic it would be if and when disaster comes its way? The Three Gorges Dam in China has gained much...
An introduction to one of my favourite World Heritage Sites: Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park and it's incredible lakes in Northern Sichuan, China. I share my experiences and offer practical advice and information to anyone who may be planning a trip to Jiuzhaigou Valley.
Naked boat pullers of China. Unbelievable but true. Fascinating, just using ropes and raw strength.
The Great Wall in Beijing, built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), is the most often seen tourism site in China. It runs over 373 miles, containing about 827 city wall platforms, 71 passes and countless towers. The Forbidden City was the...