Blog - What to See in China

Baisha Village: An Honorable Naxi Old Town under Yulong Snow Mountain

UNESCO world cultural heritage Lijiang old town in Southwest China’s Yunnan province consists of three small villages: Dayan Village, Shuhe Village and Baisha Village. Compare with Dayan’s bar hopping and endless streams of tourists, or Shuhe’s sharp contrast of busy days and dull nights, Baisha Village is distinctive, less commercialized and rather serene. It was surrounded by natural white ...
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Shangli: China’s Qing Dynasty Ancient Town in Ya’an, Sichuan

If you’re after ancient town adventures in China, allow yourself another stress-free trip to Shangli, 27 km north of Ya’an city center, Sichuan province. With a small green area of 75.8 square km, Shangli was an important stop of the less well-known South Silk Road (also known as the Tea Horse Road, and witnessed the splendid cultural and economic exchanges from Southwest China’s Sichuan and ...
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Zhenyuan - A lesser-known Haunting Ancient Town in Guizhou

With the sheer number of enchanted old towns in South China, the most famous ones like Lijiang in Yunnan, Yangshuo in Guangxi seem to get all the attention. However, here we also recommend Zhenyuan celebrated as the “Oriental Venice”, which we are sure will curl your toes as well. And you may add it to your list of favorites for the next China visit.   One of the most importa ...
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Top Ten Extraordinary Honeymoon Destinations in China

You have been given a perfect love with that special someone, and would certainly prefer to go somewhere extraordinary to start your happy married life. So we come up with China’s 10 best romantic places for honeymooners, of which, some are tranquil yet awe-inspiring, and some are off-the-beaten-track but promising a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories. 1. Yangtze Cruise China’s mos ...
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8 Things China Does Best

China is known the world over for its long history, old oriental culture and tradition, its spacious land mixed with the old and modern, humility and weirdness, and also – let’s be honest – its rapid economic development coming with a healthy dose of sarcasm. Do you love China? Well, no matter the answer is yes or not, China does 8 things better than anywhere else.  1. Chinese cuis ...
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Highlights along Guiyang-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway

The world’s biggest high-speed railway network in China continues to expand: more and more cities in wild western regions are connected by bullet trains. With the opening of Guiyang-Guangzhou High-Speed Railway on December 26, 2014, Guizhou province in southwestern China now can be easily accessible. The new line carries trains at speeds of up to 300km/h, and cuts the rail journey between Guiya ...
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Trip to Bajiaozhai National Forest Park for UNESCO Danxia Landform

If you have come all the way to Guilin from another corner of the world, don’t rush to leave away. Instead, allow yourself one more day 150km (93miles) further to Ziyuan country for the Danxia landform wonder in Bajiaozhai National Forest Park. There’s no place in China where you’ll feel more caught up among the hoodoo peaks of the country than in Bajiaozhai. Located on the border betwee ...
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