China's backpacker paradises

China’s backpacker paradises

China is vast and full of attractions, both natural and cultural, so it's hardly a surprise that backpackers are drawn to China like flies to honey. The sheer variety of places you can see and experiences you can have make this country a favorite haunt of backpackers and adventurers who are always on the lookout of excitement. But when it comes to backpacker magnets, beauty and fun are not enough, because prices are also an issue. For a backpacker, the cheaper a place the better, because it ... [ 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 ]