China Travel Blogs List

Best Photographic Destinations in Guilin

Gulin photosWith its rich collection of scenic verdant hills, majestic mountains, limestone peaks, deep caves, flowing rivers, lush green landscapes, ancient villages and exotic countryside, you can rightly say that Guilin China is one of the best destinations in the world. The people living in this beautiful city are friendly, helpful and proud of its rich cultural heritage. If photography is your passion and you love to travel to new destinations, then a trip to Guilin would be one of the most eventful tours of your life. Have a look at some of the most influential photographic destinations in Guilin. Read More

 

The Cruise of Century on Yangtze

century cruiseWhen deciding what cruise you would like to take down the Yangtze River you definitely have your work cut out for you. There are many amazing choices, depending on your budget, length of travel time, and luxuries you do not want to live without. A Century Cruise can make the decision easy and worth it. Read More

 

 

From Yichang to Chongqing

Chongqing travelMy first trip on the Yangtze River was aboard a Victoria vessel. The second time around, I was on a Century Cruise ship. It was the Century Sun, to be exact. The trip was exactly the same as the one I had before four days and three nights from Chongqing to Yichang. Read More

 

 

My one day Chongqing Travel experience

Chongqing guideI arrived in Chongqing early in the morning, excited for my four-day cruise on the Yangtze River. I had plenty of time to kill since boarding time on the Victoria Jenna was not until seven in the evening. Many tourists choose to fly in late in the afternoon, just in time for the cruises to depart. I, on the other hand, decided to arrive early. Read More

 

 

Cities and Interesting Places along the Yangtze

China travel blogsOne of the many reasons to take a cruise on the Yangtze River is to see many of the interesting cities and sights that are along the river. The Yangtze River is in many ways the lifeblood of China. Every day millions of people use this waterway for sustaining life, travel, shipping goods and more. Along with the many economic uses of this river, the Yangtze is also home to some of the most stunning sites of natural beauty in the world. Whether you want to see the modern city of Shanghai, the Three Gorges Dam, or some of the many historical sites that give you glimpse of China's past, a journey along the Yangtze will give you this opportunity. Below are just a few of the wonderful places you can visit when you travel along the Yangtze River. Read More

 

My Cycling Tour in Guilin and Yangshuo

China travel blogsSeveral tour plans are offered to tourists visiting Guilin, one of the most beautiful cities in South China. Cycling enthusiasts can choose a cycling tour when they make a trip to Guilin China because it is the best way to grasp the stunning, natural beauty of the area. There are different kinds of tour opportunities for those who love to go on cycling expeditions in unknown destinations. You can chart it with the help of a tour guide who will do everything, right planning the itinerary to choosing the spots where you can rest for the night. When you cycle through the rice paddies, the rivers and the local villages, you will be able to enjoy a taste of the rural life of Guilin. In fact, the ethnic odyssey of Guilin is best experienced through a well-planned cycling tour. Read More

 

Gulin's Food and Eating Culture

China travel blogsDid you know that apart from being labeled as one of the most scenic destinations in the world, Guilin is renowned for its spatial gastronomy, and attracts foodies from all over the world? Enjoy a never-ending culinary merry-go-round and treat your palettes to the best flavors in the world when you are on a Guilin journey. The efficiency and the sense of sophistication in which the restaurants prepare each mouth watering recipe reflects the profound social culture of the area; so you must be able to find time to taste a different dish each time you have a meal. The local delicacies served are so unique and varied that both veggies and non-veggies will have plenty to eat. Read More

 

My trip to Yangtze River Cruise

China travel blogsBeing the longest river in China, the Yangtze is probably the most wanted site for the first time tourists getting a glimpse of this country – at least it would rank right after the Great Wall. Well, maybe this mighty river doesn’t top the ranking there, but when it comes down to counting the importance of this river – it doesn’t back down a bit. It is Asia’s longest and world’s third longest river overall and also it hosts the biggest dam in the world - known as the Three Gorges Dam. But the best thing about the Yangtze is that it isn’t only the river that attracts tourists from all over the world. Read More

 

My Interesting trip in Gulin's Villages

China travel blogsIf Guilin is a mesmerising city in South China where you can enjoy the fragrance of hundreds of Osmanthus trees, the inner villages of the city are hidden gems. When you are on a trip to Guilin, you must set aside a few days to explore these villages. Many explore the Red Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Longji Rice Terraces, Seven Star Park, go on a cruise along the Li River and spend time at Yangshuo town, but they often forget to include the inner towns of Guilin. However, the essence of Guilin China can be experienced only in these towns, so make sure you visit those the next time you are in the city. They all have interesting tales to tell you since they are all historically important towns. Read More

 

Gulin travel and tour guide

China travel blogsIf you are looking for the perfect tourist spot in China, away from the busy and hectic life of cities like Shanghai, then you must take a trip to Guilin. Known for its Karst mountains, Li River and exciting caves, Guilin is a city in the north-eastern part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China that will provide you with the perfect respite needed for a memorable vacation. You can enjoy extraordinary sceneries here at Guilin, the beauty of which is praised by all the people who have visited it. The term Guilin, means Forest of Sweet Osmanthus, probably because of the scent emanating from the Osmanthus tree. Gui means Osmanthus and Lin means forest. Read More

 

Landscape of Guilin

China travel blogsIf you decided to visit China you must see Guilin city. Guilin is an ancient city with 2000 years of history. Guilin city has a lot of history and was and still is an important city for China. Guilin landscape is one of his atractions.After emperor Qin Shi Huang decided to unit China, and set up the Guilin Shire he wanted to connect two important rivers the Xiangjiang River and Lijiang River. That way Guilin is an important city, because he is connecting the plain area and the ocean. Read More

 

How to book a cruise on yangtze

China travel blogsThere are many reasons why you would want to book a cruise on the Yangtze River. By taking a cruise along the Yangtze, you have an opportunity to see firsthand many of the wonders of China. You can use a cruise along the Yangtze to explore the history of China and visit locations such as the Precious Stone Fortress. Read More

 

Why the Three Gorges Dam was built

China travel blogsThe Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest power producing facility, and the world’s largest hydroelectric dam. There were many reasons for building the dam and this article will investigate some of these. The Three gorges dam was built across the Yangtze River to control the amount of water allowed through. This created a massive artificial lake which has become an international tourist attraction. The construction of a dam on the Yangtze River had been considered since 1919, but the Civil war and Cultural Revolution delayed the project until fairly recently. Read More

 

 

A Cruise Along The Majestic River of Yangtze

China travel blogsThe River of Yangtze, with its sheer brilliance lures many visitors to ride along its bosom while thrilling them with stunning views of towns, dams and landscapes. The river plays a very significant cultural and economic role in the development of the Republic of China. Read More

 

 

 

Chongqing Travel Tips

China travel blogsChongqing is quickly becoming one of the most important cities in China. It is already one of the biggest (inland cities) in the country and economically is making a big mark. Read More

 

 

 

Guilin City Attractions

China travel blogsAn old Chinese saying says, "Guilin's mountain & water scenery are at best under heaven. And Guilin has most popular karst topography of the world, with the limpid lakes and rivers, grotesque rocks, verdant hills, and mysterious caves Read More

 

 

Dos and Don'ts of China

China travel blogsAs one of the most populous countries in the world and as a civilization that has survived for roughly four millennia, China of course has a long tradition for you to explore. Whether you are a businessman or explorer, there is something for you in this vast country. Read More