Top 3 most famous cities in China

Top 3 most famous cities in China

China is the one of the largest countries in Asia - officially the name of the country is the People's Republic of China. At 9.6 million square kilometers and with over 1.3 billion people China is the most populous country in the world. With a lot of beautiful cities  China is one of the most exotic travel destinations. So.... I share a list of the top 3 most famous cities in China and I believe that  you will like it and you will spend a wonderful vacation in one of them... &nb... [ read more ]

Top 5 museums in China

Top 5 museums in China

Museums are one of the staples of sightseeing everywhere in the world: tourists have been visiting them for as long as museums have existed. Like books, museums might look very similar, but their contents can be wildly different, and each one of them can offer a unique experience to their visitors, and a new perspective into topics that they thought they already knew. For museum enthusiasts, China is an ideal travel destination. There are more museums scattered across this vast country than ... [ read more ]

The best train trips in China

The best train trips in China

China is such a huge country with so many attractions scattered all over its territory, that even if you initially planned on staying in one place, few people can resist the pull of adventure - China is the kind of country that demands to be explored. Hitchhiking can sometimes be a problem because of the language barrier, and buses are not the most comfortable way to travel, but fortunately there's always China's extensive train network. China's railway network is one of the busiest and larg... [ read more ]

The essential guide to the Great Wall of China

The essential guide to the Great Wall of China

There's no sight in China more famous than the ancient Great Wall, a structure that not only has a deep cultural and historical significance for Chinese people, but has also fascinated foreigners since they first stepped foot on the Silk Road. For centuries, it has been said that the Great Wall of China is so mighty that it can be seen from the moon, and while this is most definitely not true, the wall it one of the few man-made structure to be visible from a low orbit around the planet. Man... [ read more ]

Chinese New Year traditions: the Lantern Festival

Chinese New Year traditions: the Lantern Festival

Of all the countless Chinese holidays, none is better know or more fun for Chinese and foreigners alike than the Chinese New Year. If in the western parts of the world the New Year is celebrated in the middle of winter, the Chinese New Year seems to take place at a more fitting time - the beginning of Spring, a time of renewal. The celebration of the New Year starts on the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar, and ends 15 days later, with the resplendent Lantern Festival. If yo... [ read more ]