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Cathy's trip to Sichuan(Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong)

Cathy's trip to Sichuan(Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong)

by chinatravel at 2008/3/20; Views: 7462; Comments: 2;

We were thinking of writing our experience after returning from Sichuan(Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong), but did not make it until recently. Hope this article is useful to your future travelers. J…

Hiking on the Great Wall

Hiking on the Great Wall

by richard at 2008/1/3; Views: 1951; Comments: 1;

Those who have not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man said Chairman Mao. The Great Wall is definitely one of the not-missed tourist attractions to any travelers to China. The Great Wall extends …

Walking around Beijing's Hutong area

Walking around Beijing's Hutong area

by chinatravel at 2008/1/3; Views: 7073; Comments: 3;

The hutongs are the oldest neighborhoods in Beijing.  Narrow alleys running east-west with hundreds of sub-alleys leading off each side into private courtyards, which are home to as many as twenty fam…

Beijing Folk Customs Review

Beijing Folk Customs Review

by david at 2008/3/5; Views: 2069; Comments: 0;

The exploration of the ancient Beijing will never be complete without looking at its profound folk cultures and interesting customs. Beijing is both old and young, attracting numerous visitors with it…

Night Spent At Great Wall of China

Night Spent At Great Wall of China

by carl at 2008/3/5; Views: 1773; Comments: 0;

A few years back, I decided, along with a few friends, to spend the night on the Great Wall of China.  We asked some locals in Beijing if this was allowed.  They thought it was strange, but as far as …

Hutongs and Highrises

Hutongs and Highrises

by Mark_smith at 2008/3/12; Views: 2233; Comments: 0;

Is it called the Forbidden City because it is a threshold between the rich on the eastern side and the poor on the western?  It certainly seemed so. When I walked out of the hair salon I was dismayed…

The Would Be Photographer Saves His Roll

The Would Be Photographer Saves His Roll

by Mark_smith at 2008/3/12; Views: 1373; Comments: 0;

The idea is to capture not an image, but a  feeling within the image.? Not a detail,  but a culture within the detail.? And in  Tiennanmen Square, the feeling and the culture of the place were going t…

Frog Soup

Frog Soup

by Carl at 2008/3/12; Views: 2264; Comments: 1;

The first day I arrived in Hang Zhou I was just getting over my flu. My friends, an assortment of Chinese and Koreans, suggested I go with them for a walk around West Lake. My appetite had returned th…

Sleeping on the Great Wall

Sleeping on the Great Wall

by Carl at 2008/3/12; Views: 1425; Comments: 3;

A few years back, I decided, along with a few friends, to spend the night on the Great Wall of China.  We asked some locals in Beijing if this was allowed.  They thought it was strange, but as far as …

Enjoying Food in Hongkong

Enjoying Food in Hongkong

by john at 2008/3/14; Views: 2199; Comments: 0;

With favourite condition, Hong Kong is an indeed Delicacy Heaven which combines together the kernels of eastern and western foods and gathers together all delicious food from every corner of the world…

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