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Supercool Futuristic Tianjin Binhai Library
Nov.16

Supercool Futuristic Tianjin Binhai Library

HeatherSightsTianjin123

E-readers, like Kindle, are raising their presence across buses and metro carriages, but there are still plenty of people who prefer reading the old fashioned way. They stick to traditional book and library for their unparalleled vibe. Now, a newly opened library in Tianjin's Binhai New Area, maybe the coolest one in China, will make them on cloud nine. The five-story Tian...
Yelang Valley - a Recluse Artist's Utopia Dream
Nov.10

Yelang Valley - a Recluse Artist's Utopia Dream

HeatherSightsGuiyang153

Quiting from his professor job, Song Peilun secluded himself in a village tucked in Guiyang , Western China's Guizhou Province. Where others saw a wasteland, Peilun saw the soil to grow his utopia dream. For the last 20 years, Peilun has been dedicated to building the stone castle of monuments, in tribute to the ancient Yelang civilization inhabited there nearly 2000 years...
The Most Photogenic Destinations in China
Nov.03

The Most Photogenic Destinations in China

HeatherSightsBurqin229

Taking photos during a trip is an all too common. A perfect photo which usually features flawless focus, exposure, content, framing and etc., however, exerts quite a challenge for green hands. This challenge will be amplified if one visits China replete with beautiful places, both natural and manmade. To make things easier, we have carefully summarized a list of the destinatio...
Travel to Guilin and Hunan Province in 2018!
Oct.31

Travel to Guilin and Hunan Province in 2018!

DonnaSightsChina144

Lonely Planet recently unveiled its Best in Travel 2018 Top Countries and Best Value list! China made it into ninth place for top countries to visit in 2018 and Hunan Province made it into tenth place for the best value list. So with the help of Lonely Planet guide it’s time to start brainstorming your ideas for travelling to China in 2018! Having already made it into ninth p...
Top Things to do on Lantau Island
Oct.26

Top Things to do on Lantau Island

ThomasIronmonkSightsHong Kong235

When we think of Hong Kong, we forgivably, indeed, automatically think of Hong Kong Island. Close your eyes and it is that floating city of glass and neon that comes to mind. However, the island that gives the territory its name is one of 200 offshore islets of which Lantau is actually the biggest Located to the West of Hong Kong Island near the mouth of the Pearl River, Lanta...
Guizhou: an Arcadia on the Edge of Time
Oct.20

Guizhou: an Arcadia on the Edge of Time

HeatherSightsGuiyang196

One would bother racking his brains when naming the most sought tourist destination area in China, but never hesitate which is the undisturbed one: Guizhou Province in southwest China. Low-key as it is, it was, you might not think, one of the only two Chinese labels (the other is Hangzhou) on New York Times 2016 "Places to Go". The most awarding destinations in Guizh...
The best of Xinjiang in Autumn -- Hemu Grassland and Kanas Lake
Oct.16

The best of Xinjiang in Autumn -- Hemu Grassland a...

Ying CSightsBurqin128

Xinjiang is the largest autonomous region of China which contains a vast territory in the northwest of the country. Xinjiang is a land rich of natural resources: mountains, deserts, glaciers, lakes and rivers. Landscapes in different seasons in Xinjiang are spectacular and autumn is believed the most gorgeous season in the region. As autumn comes, you shouldn’t miss the c...
Shenzhen Bucket List - Must See and Do's in Shenzhen
Oct.14

Shenzhen Bucket List - Must See and Do's in Shenzh...

ThomasIronmonkSightsShenzhen259

Shenzhen is, put simply, massive. A fishing village it may once have been, but nowadays the southern metropolis is 2000 sqkm and home to around 12 million souls, making it larger and more populous than two thousand-year-old London. What’s more, it’s growing at breakneck speed hurling-up skyscrapers, laying down metro lines and redeveloping industrial spaces as centers of desig...
Shenzhen Secret Places You have to Visit
Sep.25

Shenzhen Secret Places You have to Visit

ThomasIronmonkSightsShenzhen365

Walking around downtown, Nanshan, Luohu or Futian – where mega-malls jostle for space with gravity defying towers – you’d be forgiven for wondering where you were on planet earth. This is ground zero in the age of globalization, where every brand, chain and faux equivalent is available for a seemingly endless parade of hungry consumers. This new, well-planned city is divided i...
Hong Kong’s Holy Places
Sep.20

Hong Kong’s Holy Places

ThomasIronmonkSightsHong Kong158

Hong Kong Island and Kowloon just opposite are home to the vast tower blocks that are at the heart of global finance and commerce in East Asia. But on both sides of the harbor, there are enclaves where tradition is maintained, and gods are revered. Look down the backstreets, saunter through the parks, and you’ll find Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and localized faiths alive an...