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.
Man Mo Temple is a smoky, atmospheric, magical delight of a temple located in Hong Kong. Built in 1847 during the Qing Dynasty, it is considered one of the oldest temples in the city and is famous for its saturated hues of gold and red coils of incense. About Man Mo Temple Man Mo Temple has been used to worship… Read More
It’s been a few years since we were in China, but thanks to the video editing help of Geoff Matthews of Wandertooth, we finally have the opportunity to show you our videos from past travels. If you want to do some easy Great Wall hiking, the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall of China is the perfect location. Read more… Read More
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
I will never forget my first day in China. As I stepped outside my hotel room for the very first time, I was hit by a wave of hot humid air. It wasn’t the kind of heat that makes you sweat, but the kind that makes you question the level of oxygen in the air. Was there any? It was… 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