The Forbidden City in Beijing houses centuries of rich history in China. Located in Beijing it sprawls across the capitals city centre. Chinese history wasn’t my forte. I knew that the movie The Last Emperor was based in the Forbidden City. I had also heard that there was a Starbucks that opened at one time right in the middle of it all.
China keeps calling us back and each time we go it surprises us yet again with its blend unique history and everlasting traditions to the ultra modern megacities and technology.
What comes to mind when you think of visiting China? Whether it’s hiking the Great Wall near Beijing, exploring Shanghai’s Bund, or eating Dim Sum in Hong Kong, China is known for its massive coastal cities. While these places are well-worth a visit, many travelers skip over the hidden gems in China’s interior, but I’m here to tell you why… Read More
China is a country filled with unexpected surprises. To truly visit China you would need a lifetime, but here’s a list of what we loved and what we think were the best things to do in China. Note: This is a list of experiences in China that we have done. Not a Google searched generic list. We have tested them… Read More
Independent traveler Agness of ETramping share her extensive tips to traveling China on a Budget. China is a great destination for both, experienced and inexperienced, budget travellers. It offers amazing natural scenery as well as historical and cultural relics, so the number of foreign travellers visiting China is increasing every year. How to Travel China on a Budget The country… Read More
If your travelling to China, chances are you’re going to go to Xi’an. It where the Terracotta Warriors reside and the mighty underground army is one of China’s most popular sites.But the city of Xi’an is worth a visit in it’s own right. China’s original capital, Xi’an is the oldest city in the country. With a history spanning over 3000 years Xi’an was one of the four great ancient capitals of China and was the origin of the famous ancient Silk Route heading west.