The best markets in Shanghai

The best markets in Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the cosmopolitan cities in China, always on the move, always evolving, and always able to offer some interesting experiences for those who visit it. Shopping might not be something that all travelers (especially budget conscious ones) like to do, but in Shanghai's bustling markets shopping is like nothing you've experienced before. You can approach the best markets in Shanghai as mere places where you can buy things, or see them as a cultural experience and the beating hea... [ read more ]

5 fun things to do in Xi'an

5 fun things to do in Xi’an

Long before Xi'an as we know it now came to exist, there was a city called Chang'an, which was the home of emperors, artisans, warriors and merchants. Chang'an, the Xi'an of the olden days, has a past filled with glory and riches thanks to its strategic position on the Silk Road. Xi'an used to be one of the end of the Silk Road, and it reached the pinnacle of Chinese civilization thanks to its mix of cultures, its wealth and its power, but all of this was all gone by the 10th century. Even w... [ read more ]