Blog - China Travel Tips

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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China Travel Tips for Family

Plan a trip to China with your family? Here are some tips to make your family trip both stress-free and enjoyable.Plan aheadFor families, planning a vacation to China is exactly like planning a family. You need to start 2-3 months in advance. Do so and you'll get the best pick of airline seats, hotels and available room categories.Determine What Your Family NeedsThere is no such thing as the 'be ...
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