Amazing biking trails in China

Amazing biking trails in China

Unless you are endowed with superhuman strength, stamina and lots of time, exploring China on a bike is an almost impossible task. But if you are a cycling enthusiast who is visiting China, you will not have to abandon your wheels during your stay. Bikes are not only a great and affordable way to see large cities like Shanghai or Beijing, but also the perfect means of transport for short incursions into the lovely Chinese countryside. You can take day trips that will let you escape the city ... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in Yangshuo

The best restaurants in Yangshuo

Yangshuo is a small town, but it is also very compact, so no traveler in search of thrills in the middle of the beautiful karts landscape can say that their needs are not met. There is plenty of accommodation to choose from in Yangshuo, lots of fun activities for you to do, places to buy souvenirs, and of course, to eat. The hordes of hungry travelers just returning from a mountain biking trip or a rock climbing expedition can get an energy boots and fill their stomachs with delicious Chines... [ read more ]

The most stunning Buddha statues in China

The most stunning Buddha statues in China

When it comes to statues of Buddha, all over the world people seem to respect the same rule: make it as big, as detailed and valuable as possible. From Buddha statues made of solid gold or precious jade, to huge towering statues that are bigger than an apartment block, Buddha statues all over China are nothing less than jaw-dropping. Buddha, the founder of one of the most important religions in Asia, is honored with temples and statues that are a must-see for anyone who visits the country. S... [ read more ]

The best outdoor activities in Yangshuo

The best outdoor activities in Yangshuo

The very small and very scenic town of Yangshuo has been a hotspot for backpackers for a long time now, but regular tourists are slowly but definitely adding this great destination to their list of places to visit in China. As in the case of many backpacker paradises, Yangshuo is the kind of town that has some nightlife and attractions, but mostly caters to those travelers who love to spend time outdoors. If you are an active sort of person who can't sit still for a minute, then Yangshuo is ... [ read more ]

10 must-see castles in China (part 1)

10 must-see castles in China (part 1)

The charms of China are many and varied, but a large number of them come down to architecture and sheer artistic genius: temples, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City. China's history is littered with battles, emperors and intrigue, and much of these exciting events have centered around castles. Like in many other cultures, castles have been the seat of leaders, nobles, artists and scientists, and even if today they are nothing more than sights for tourists, they still preserve much of their g... [ read more ]

The best shopping spots in Beijing

The best shopping spots in Beijing

The Chinese capital is just what you'd expect from such a huge and diverse country like China. Of course, when it comes to sights and places where you can eat and drink, few cities in the world can compare to it - there are just so many to choose from! But if shopping is also one of the activities you like to do when you are traveling, then Beijing will definitely not disappoint you either. There are more than enough shopping centers, markets, shops and even roadside stalls in Beijing to sen... [ read more ]

5 great family travel destinations in China

5 great family travel destinations in China

China is a wonderful place to discover on your own, when you have all the time in the world and few responsibilities, with only a pack on your back and a map in your pocket. However, despite the fact that this huge country is a great destination for holidays made up on the go, it also lends itself for carefully planned holidays with children. Parents who want to bring their kids along on their trip to China won't have to worry about finding attractions and destinations that will keep the bor... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Shanghai

The best tourist attractions in Shanghai

Shanghai is the epicenter of change in China, a land that never stops transforming, but even on an international scale this city is one of the most dynamic places on the planet. Today it is the home of business tycoons who build futuristic towers, of venues where one can party all night with the young and the reckless residents of the city, and shopping centers the size of cities. But there is a historical side to Shanghai too, and although the city is resolute on looking forward, it doesn't... [ read more ]