China Travel Tips

Grace Beijing – A Boutique Retreat in 798 Art District

Grace Beijing is an iconic boutique hotel situated in the 798 Art District, which is originally a group of military factory buildings, and now turned into a thriving fashion and art center, as well as one of Beijing’s most popular tourist attractions. Grace Beijing itself is a sample of art works. It is a perfect combination of traditional and modern design. (The service desk of the hotel, see ...
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Swim in the sky-high hotel pool in Shanghai

Recently, the Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao made waves with its swimming pool, perched atop the 24-story building.Impressively, part of the indoor pool hangs out past the building's edge, and is constructed with a glass bottom. Hotel guests describe a delirious sense of swimming in the sky - like flying.Exactly 30 meters long (about 98 feet), six meters wide (20 feet) and 1.5 meters deep ...
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Things to Buy in Yangshuo

Yangshuo is a good place to do some souvenir shopping. Good buys include silk jackets, hand-painted T-shirts, scroll paintings, fans and batiks (from Guizhou). Name chops cost¥10 to ¥ 60 on average. Everything on sale should be bargained for. The paintings available in Yangshuo, for example, are generally poor quality (even if you think they look good) and a starting price of ¥150 can easily ...
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