Category: China

China is a culturally diverse country located in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country, with a population exceeding 1.4 billion people! The country is known for its stunning landscapes, ranging from the vast plains of the North China Plain to the majestic peaks of the Himalayas in the southwest. It is also home to iconic landmarks such as the Great Wall of China, the Terracotta Army, and the Forbidden City, which attracts millions of tourists yearly.

China also boasts breathtaking natural landscapes that vary from snow-capped mountains to picturesque countryside. The Yangtze River, Li River, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Jiuzhaigou Valley, and Mount Huangshan are popular destinations for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. These places offer opportunities for hiking, river cruises, wildlife spotting, and stunning photography.

The Chinese culture heritage is deeply rooted in Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism due to its long history. These heritage have been shaping its societal values, customs, and traditions. Chinese cuisine has earned renown for its wide variety of flavors, cooking techniques, and regional specialties. Exploring the culinary delights is an adventure in itself, with countless dishes and flavors to discover.

It is important to note that due to the diversity of its attractions, planning a trip can be overwhelming. Consider researching and deciding on specific regions or cities to visit based on your interests and time constraints. Additionally, it’s advisable to check travel advisories, obtain the necessary visas, and be aware of local customs and regulations before visiting China.

Hua Shan: Conquering One of the Most Dangerous Hike in the World

You have probably seen photos of tourists hanging off the side of a stunning mountain. Or walking across a few thin planks bolted into a mountainside, their faces animated with adrenaline or fear. If you’re in Xi’an for the famous Terracotta Warriors, why not take a day-trip to Huayin (45-minutes from Xi’an by train). Here lies Hua Shan, also known […]

Xi’An: Exploring Ancient Civilization Capital In East Asia

“Go to Shanghai and you will find a 100-year-old China; go to Beijing and you will find a 1000-year-old China; go to Xi’an and then you will find a 3000-year-old China.” Together with Athens, Cairo and Rome, Xi’an is among the four major ancient civilization capitals of the world. As one of the birthplaces of […]

Leshan: Visiting The Largest Stone Buddha In The World

“The Mountain is a Buddha and the Buddha is a Mountain” Sitting in the confluence of Ming River, Qingyi River and Dadu River, Leshan is a city of Sichuan well-known for its natural landscape and Buddha scenic spots. There are two main attractions: Leshan Great Buddha and Mount Emei. Unfortunately, I only have time to […]

Chengdu: More Than Just the Hometown of Giant Pandas

Apart from the Great Wall of China, the next thing which comes to people’s mind when mention China will most likely be PANDA. Fun fact: Did you know that Chengdu is the only place where giant pandas live in the wild? Nonetheless, this post is not going to focus on pandas but other awesome places […]

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