Blog - China Trip Ideas

Shanghai to Kunming High-speed Railway Links Tourist Destinations

Scheduled to go into operation in June 2016, the Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway (沪昆高铁) is part of China's system of passenger dedicated lines, and made up of three sections: the Shanghai-Hangzhou high-speed railway, the Hangzhou-Changsha high-speed railway and the Changsha-Kunming high-speed railway. Recommended China High Speed Train Tours by Easy Tour China Travelling 2,080 kilomete ...
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China’s Lesser-known Water Towns: as Beautiful as Wuzhen and Zhouzhuang

For the in-the-know travelers, Jiangnan’s famous water towns including Wuzhen and Zhouzhuang are too commercial, with rows of identical new stores and being packed with visitors. Fortunately, given China’s sheer size, it is not difficult to find other hidden towns and villages, as beautiful and cultural as Wuzhen, but more authentic and peaceful.  Anchang Town (安昌古镇) Location: north ...
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Lishui Photography Tour – Sights to Make Time Stand Still

One of the best photography destinations in China, Lishui locates in Southwest Zhejiang Province, and 300km away from Hangzhou. It features hauntingly beautiful landscape and colorful and varied folk customs. Grab your iPhones, smart phones and cameras and filters, get ready to the capture magic moments and stunning images alongside the river, in the terraced fields, on the mountain, and by ...
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China’s Top Destinations in April for Terraced Fields & Blooming Flowers

China is never short of historical sites and natural wonders, but the romantic towns and villages with amazing terraced fields or blooming flowers are the most iconic highlights in April. Take a journey from Danba Town in Sichuan to Nyingchi in Tibet, from Fengshan Town in Guangxi to Congjiang Town in Guizhou to explore the best of the beautiful spring season of China. Yili Kazak Autonomou ...
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Follow Hollywood blockbusters to China’s most inspiring destinations Part II

Transformers: Age of Extinction was filmed in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Chongqing Michael Bay's fourth Transformers movie has a dozen locations in Hong Kong, including Tsing Ma Bridge, Lyndhurst Terrace, Victoria Harbour and the old areas of Sham shui Po, Kowloon. However, the movie has its most exciting scene in Wulong, Chongqing, when Optimus Prime fought with Grimlock in the huge Three Natura ...
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Follow Hollywood blockbusters to China’s most inspiring destinations Part I

China is loaded with spectacular landscapes and literary & historical sights with stories. For years, many brilliant Hollywood directors have located their movies in China.   Avatar was inspired by Yellow Mountain or Zhangjiajie National Forest Park? Director James Cameron has confirmed that the ‘Hallelujah Mountain’ was created according to Yellow Mountain. But many people have que ...
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From Beijing to Yanqing: the Railway to Spring

It is on par with the most scenic high-speed railways in China - and with great views of Great Wall. The train ride of S2 starts from Beijing North, with stops at Qinghe, Changping, Nankou, Badaling Great Wall, and finally reaches Yanqing. The highlight is Juyongguan Pass, one of the best-preserved and glamorous ‘Walls’ of Beijing, without the crowds. For those looking for a day trip ...
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