With the rain, heat and humidity, apparently this time of year is not the best time to visit. Its close enough to the factories of southern China that when the wind blows from the north, you won’t see a blue … Continue reading
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Guilin’s centre is filled with leafy boulevards and reminded me somewhat of Shanghai’s French Concession area, however that’s where the comparison ends. The multitude of karst hills that rise throughout Guilin city centre is unique, creating a stunning setting. A … Continue reading
Guilin 桂林 is home to China’s most archetypal scenery, so much so, you feel like you have stepped into a Chinese landscape painting. We planned our visit here around two different places: Longsheng and Yangshuo. We had managed to side … Continue reading
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Beihai 北海, is located at the southern end of Guangxi. It officially became an international tourist spot in 1982 i.e. the Chinese opened it up to foreign tourists, although you wouldn’t know it! Researching this place to decide where to … Continue reading
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Today we visited Disney’s biggest international park. The reason I decided to go to this one and not wait till Hong Kong is because they have many more rides than Hong Kong Disneyland, especially for older kids. I had found … Continue reading
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Everyone who comes to Shanghai’s Pudong area goes up a tall building of sorts to look down on this massive city – hopefully on a relatively smog less day. We decided to go one better and hang off the side … Continue reading
Our journey through Chengdu in search of Shizuan delicacies and the elusive pandas Continue reading
Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China.Visiting the Terracotta Warriors Museum was the main reason for our trip to Xian. Our first venture into town started with a visit to the bell and drum … Continue reading