The best regional dishes in China and where to eat them

The best regional dishes in China and where to eat them

Chinese cuisine is a very vague concept, and the only thing it could mean is that it refers to dishes and cooking styles that come from China. But China is such a huge country, with such in incredible diversity of culture that it is almost impossible to bring all of regional dishes and cooking methods under the same umbrella. Chinese cuisine is quite possibly one of the most complex and contradictory cuisines in the world, and even when you think you've tasted all of it, you can still surpri... [ read more ]

The most beautiful national parks in China

The most beautiful national parks in China

Such a vast country like China has the huge advantage of geographical diversity: there are so many types of landscapes, from mountains to lakes and forests, even many climates. With such a varied scenery, there are bound to be many areas of uncommon natural beauty, so those travelers who like the outdoors can always escape the confines of the big cities. Many natural sights in China can be found in protected areas, so when you feel the need to completely disconnect yourself from civilization... [ 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 ]

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 ]