Regardless of how much the world has developed, the nomads still take pleasure in migrating to their favorite Tibetan Plateau in every summer. Stephen McDonell reports from the beautiful area of the plateau. The time when Tibetan nomads toured around empty landscapes in search of shelter is not unknown to any of us. One generation and the descending ones camped in random … [Read more...] about An Interesting Insight into the Tibetan Nomadic Traditions
One of the largest countries on earth, China is also the oldest, with the first pre-imperial dynasty formed in 2070 BCE. That history alongside recent decades of rapid expansion and modernization make China a land of duality - from the soaring skyscrapers of Shanghai to the ancient ruins of the Great Wall. In China travel is an opportunity to explore the past, experience the present, and marvel at the potential of the future.
With nearly 10 million square km, China's sweeping landscapes are as diverse as anywhere on earth. From soaring mountains in the west to the deserts of the north, China has long been a land of unsurpassed natural beauty. Hike deep into the many forests and bamboo thickets of the country's middle provinces, or enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beach along hundreds of miles of coastline - China has something for everyone.
China's 1.4 billion people come from a sweeping, diverse tradition. The cuisine represents this well, going far beyond what many in the west think of. You'll find much you recognize and so much more you don't as you explore the many corners of Beijing, the street markets you'll find in almost every major city and more. Because of this diversity in China tours are often a great way to see as much as possible without getting overwhelmed. There are countless places to visit in China - whether you're an explorer, foodie, historian, or just curious about the history of one of the world's greatest civilizations, you'll find it here.
China offers many unique experiences for its travelers. The huge size of the country coupled with all the diversity that exists among different regions help people to enjoy a range of adventures in China. One such place is the Temple of Heaven. In fact, it is a must-see place for those who are looking to get a glimpse into China's past. Located in the Chongwen district in … [Read more...] about Temple Of Heaven – The Bridge Between The Present and The Past
Sampling local delicacies can be one of the most rewarding parts of international travel, giving you the chance to try foreign foods the way the locals make them, as well as to find new favorites you can impress friends and family with back home. But there are certain foods that test the mettle of even the most adventurous travelers, particularly when it comes to eating animals … [Read more...] about Eating Snake Meat in Shanghai
You've probably seen the postcards and calendars featuring Hong Kong’s most famous nighttime skyline. You've also probably wondered out loud if it’s really all that it is cracked up to be. Neon lights generally look pretty and bright in the dark anyway, so is it worth dragging yourself all the way to Hong Kong just to see that and other such tourist spots? … [Read more...] about 3 Tourist Spots In Hong Kong
Most Asian countries are well-known for their night markets. Any Asian vacation will not be complete without spending a night cruising in one of them, haggling and bargaining from stall to stall. Aside from local products and handicrafts, you should also find rip-offs of luxury goods. The latter might not be your cup of tea but the bottom line is that this will be a good place … [Read more...] about Best Night Markets in Asia
Millions of people head to China each year on holidays, ready to explore all that the enormous country has to offer. From bustling cities to rural villages steeped in ancient Chinese culture, the country truly does have it all. Many visitors choose to join a tour group in order to have the best time possible exploring the nation. With a guide as your side, you can have valuable … [Read more...] about 9 Things to Make Your Trip to China Unforgettable
Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve is a protected natural park in the north of the Sichuan province of South Western China, which is also known as Jiuzhai Valley. This amazing natural wonderland is home to wild giant pandas, multi-level waterfalls, and colorful lakes, and is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located within the Min Shan Mountains, this area stretches over 80 km of … [Read more...] about Giant Pandas and Colorful Lakes: A Journey into Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve, China