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A Guide to Holidays in China for 2021
A short guide with history and information on major Chinese holidays during 2021.
TripBlogJan 14, 2021 3 13,861
The Beauty of Ancient Chinese City Names and What It Means 2020
Ever wondered what prominent place names mean in Chinese? Explore their hidden beauty in this short article.
TripBlogSep 17, 2020 2 3,999
Architectural Landmarks: 10 Amazing Buildings Around the World
Designing, planning, and building the structures we inhabit is the job of architects the world over. Marrying form and function, they seek to balance complex and often contradictory imperatives. Styles range the gamut from subdued to ostentatious. In seeking to highlight amazing architectural treasures from around the world, we looked far and wide to showcase a diverse range. Spanning nearly every continent, these represent among the finest buildings and landmarks on offer. These are 10 amazing architectural landmarks from around the world.
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 1 10,840
Summer Vacation Ideas: National Parks and Resorts near Beijing 2020
Plan the ultimate vacation at these top 7 summer vacation spots near Beijing. Summer in Beijing can be quite hot and annoying, with the heat wave and pollution. Here we share with your the summer vacation ideas near Beijing including national parks and resorts. Good choice for family summer vacation. Let's start!
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 0 1,215
An Insider’s Travel Guide to China: Xi’an, Guilin and Yangshuo, Zhangjiajie and More
China is an enormous country. The world’s most populous nation is a case study in contradiction. Gleaming skyscrapers dot the Shanghai skyline while the garrison at Jiayuguan has guarded the country’s western approaches since the Ming Dynasty. Time seems frozen in Shangri-La, deep in remote Yunnan Province. Beijing’s modern architecture rises above centuries old, densely-packed hutongs. Everywhere you go you find a country constantly moving towards the future yet never managing to escape its past. In this short guide, we provide our recommendations to those places that captured our imagination. Places that stuck in our heart and minds long after we left. This is our insider’s travel guide to contemporary China.
TripBlogJan 20, 2020 1 1,999
10 Things to Know Before You Visit Cashless China 2020
First-time visitors to China can quickly find themselves overwhelmed. Aside from overcoming the language barrier, Western visitors to the Middle Kingdom face myriad challenges. In this short guide, we aim to dispel some rumors least they fester into fact. Armed with these tips and tricks, you’ll soon feel right at home in a nation that’s reshaping the world. Here is our list of 10 things to know before you visit China.
TripBlogJan 19, 2020 2 3,222
Beijing Capital International Airport: PEK Airport Practical Guide 2020
Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) is the city’s primary hub for international and domestic flights. Located approximately 32 km northeast from the city center, international travelers flying to/from Beijing can expect to pass through BCIA. As the new Daxing International Airport fully comes on line, some international flights will shift there.
TripBlogJan 16, 2020 0 3,402
Top 10 Trendy Streets in China
Not to be missed: Chunxi Road in Chengdu is a super popular Internet celebrity gathering spot. This gorgeous commercial street has a sense of “everyone bustling about enjoying the great scenery” and is home to Chengdu’s stylish advertisements. The street draws in a huge number of attractive guys and gorgeous women from all over China who come to visit this “Internet celebrity gathering spot.”
TripBlogDec 10, 2019 1 7,045
How-to Tips on Visiting the Tiananmen Square
Also known as the‘Gate of Heavenly Peace,’the Tiananmen Square is a Chinese national symbol representing a monumental gate of valor. It is dedicated to the martyrs who revolted against the country’s oppressors and depicted a revolutionary symbol of the Chinese heyday. Located at the heart of Beijing, the Chinese capital city, Tiananmen Square is an epitome of the might of Chinese Communism as it grows stronger by the day.
TripBlogDec 4, 2019 1 12,433
Close to Nature, The Best Scenic Areas Around Beijing for Families with Children
Close to nature, the best scenic areas around Beijing for families with children
TripBlogNov 26, 2019 0 1,037
Where should You Go Hiking This Weekend? Let’s Take A Look at Popular Mountainous Hiking Spots Around Beijing
Yangtai Mountain and Miaofeng Mountain: Crossing Over Ancient Wonders The Yangtai Mountain to Miaofeng Mountain hike route traverses the Haidian and Mentougou districts, an ancient route which dates back to late Qing dynasty. The Goddess of Mercy temple on Miaofeng Mountain is a popular destination for devout worshippers throughout the century who marked out the well-worn route through to Yangtai Mountain. You can find all sorts of ancient monuments along this track.
TripBlogNov 25, 2019 0 1,032
Take A Hot Spring Bath, Watch The Mausoleum, Climb The Great Wall, And Enjoy The Changping District around Beijing.
Changping District is the capital's north gate, it is 33 km away from Beijing. There are many cultural relics and historic sites in the area, and the natural scenery is beautiful: the world famous Ming Dynasty Tombs, the “world's first Xiongguan” frontier fortress, the ancient hot spring town of Xiaotangshan, the Aviation Museum, as well as other places that are good for parents and children to visit such as Lushan Mountain and Tianyi Strawberry Gardens.
TripBlogNov 25, 2019 0 684
Let's Meet at the Weekend! Beijing Hot Spring Bath Holy Land
Let's meet at the weekend! Beijing Hot Spring Bath Holy Land
TripBlogNov 22, 2019 0 1,070
Ancient Villages Around Beijing, Great for Weekends
Cuandixia: The Most Intact, Best Preserved Courtyard House Chuandiaxia Village is the most intact courtyard house from the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing’s suburbs. Buildings in Cuandixia have been built in strict accordance with the designs of traditional courtyard houses. For example, the outer gate spirit wall, the inner gate spirit wall, the gate building, the stables, the Shangma stone, the Jingba shed, and so on, so forth. Here is where the famous movie "The Warlords" was based, so the scenery is familiar to those who have seen the movie. Nowadays, there are many farmhouses in the village and you can experience the country life of sleeping by the fire and eating rustic food. There are also sights such as the Tiandeng front line to watch. It is a good place near Beijing to relax on weekends.
TripBlogNov 21, 2019 0 1,040
With Tens of Thousands of Visitors, Just Why is this Internet Celebrity Street So Popular?
Chunxi Road, Chengdu Not to be missed: Chunxi Road in Chengdu is a super popular Internet celebrity gathering spot. This gorgeous commercial street has a sense of “everyone bustling about enjoying the great scenery” and is home to Chengdu’s stylish advertisements. The street draws in a huge number of attractive guys and gorgeous women from all over China who come to visit this “Internet celebrity gathering spot.”
TripBlogNov 20, 2019 0 1,252
10 Best Museums to Visit in Beijing
Beijing is the third most populous city in the world, is the capital of China and museums in Beijing are very popular and interesting, especially if you are a museum enthusiast eager to visit museums in different parts of the world. The city is a very important financial, cultural, and political center, also known for its science, technology, and industrial development over the last many decades. It has a large number of Chinese public center enterprises and is home to the largest number of fortune 500 companies in the world for any city, as well as the four biggest financial institutions.
TripBlogOct 25, 2019 0 2,000
Top 11 Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing is the capital of China, a high-tech, Asian country. This city has a profound history of about 230,000 to 250,000 years and one of the oldest cities in the world. You can see modern as well as traditional architecture in this city. For the past eight centuries, Beijing is the political center of China. Even today, it serves as a political headquarters and cultural center of the country.
TripBlogOct 23, 2019 0 2,324
Travel Tips to Tour the Forbidden City
The long list of Forbidden City facts makes it a must-see destination for any traveler who wants to have a unique experience. The Forbidden City, China’s most magnificent palace, lies in the center of the capital city, Beijing. The imperial palace is a Unesco World Heritage site. The well-preserved medieval century monument is a work of genius reflecting the rich Chinese culture and traditional Chinese architecture. Not only the architecture but also the vastness of the fortified palace is astounding. Also called the Palace Museum, it is a treasure house of the finest Chinese artefacts and historical relics so much so that it enjoys the distinction of being one of the world’s best museums. It would not be wrong to say that the Forbidden City is perhaps a city in itself, beautified with many smaller palaces, courtyards, pavilions, gardens, and massive gates.
TripBlogSep 20, 2019 0 7,941