China is an absolutely true land of mesmerizing contradiction, from luxurious Shanghai with a distinct landmark Oriental Pearl tower to the best of Beijing - the Forbidden city, the old Silk Road in China’s north-west and beyond the Great Wall along the border with Mongolia. Chinese cuisine varies greatly from region to region and every town has its speciality as well.

Travel Beijing on a budget, why not?

Although prices in Beijing haven’t quite reached Paris or London levels, the cost of visiting China’s capital has kept pace with the country’s economic explosion over recent years. China’s economic boom means that Beijing isn’t the bargain it once was, but there’s still plenty of value in the Chinese capital if you know where to look. Budget t ...

Complete the ultimate bucket list in Beijing, China

Beijing is a city where the old and new coexist in perfect harmony. Its rich history, cultural splendor and increasingly modern amenities have resulted in mountains of stuff to see and do – meaning narrowing down your itinerary is no easy task. Let’s complete this bucket list to start the trip of a lifetime.

What to do in Shangdong, China

Shandong, a province restoring ancient Chinese culture for centuries, is a pivotal cultural and religious site for Taoism, Chinese Buddhism, and Confucianism. Here are the best places to visit in Shandong to help you find your way to explore the unspoiled beauty of this charming and mysterious area.

How to spend 24 hours in Shanghai, China

Good news for travellers with a long layover in Shanghai: The 72-hour visa-free transit policy in China allows air passengers from 53 countries to transit and stay for up to 72 hours (3 days) in 18 China cities without a visa, including the wonderful Shanghai city. Follow this guide to explore Shanghai in 24 hours, and you may end up having the bes ...

Explore Qingdao in 2 days

Plan your Qingdao tour in 2 days? Qingdao, known in the West by its postal map spelling Tsingtao, is a major city in eastern Shandong province, China. To the east, a short distance across the Yellow Sea, lie Korea and Japan, making Qingdao an important city for international trade.

Top attractions in Zhejiang, China

Located on the southeast coast of China, Zhejiang Province is celebrated for its picturesque mountain and water scenery. Among the province's 1,200 scenic spots, here is the list of attractions you must check out.

Must-visit national parks in China

Do you love national parks? You probably know the national parks in your own country, like Yellowstone in the U.S., the Lake District in the U.K., Uluru in Australia, etc. China has national parks too, 225 in total! They cover both scenic and historic preservation areas. Here are the top scenic national parks in China you should not miss.

A guide to Shanghai's neighborhoods

Whether you prefer happening, trendy bars or strolls through quiet parks, Shanghai has a neighbourhood for you. With this handy guide, you’ll soon feel right at home.

Discover Suzhou in 2 days

What is the first thing burst into you mind when Suzhou is mentioned? The Grand Canal, or classic gardens? Flowing water runs beneath ancient bridges with weeping willows on both sides that is what Suzhou looks like. What to do in Suzhou in 2 days?

Best places to visit in Zhangjiajie, China

Zhangjiajie is the first official national park in China after gaining recognition in the 1980s. Famous for its pillar-like rock formations and abundant flora, the park has featured in many ancient Chinese paintings.