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Ancient Wisdom: Making the City Wall Strong As Iron

Songpan Wall was built on a mountain in northwestern Sichuan Province, China. At an altitude of just over one mile high, it is 3.85...

China Has the World’s Tallest Spokeless Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheels have been around for more than a century, but what makes the Bailang River Bridge Ferris Wheel so special is that it...

Shennongjia National Nature Reserve

Shennongjia National Nature Reserve in Hubei, China, is a heavily forested area boasting rich biodiversity with over 3,400 plant species. It contains several climate...

5 Amazing Street Foods You Should Try in China

One thing every visitor to China should definitely try out is the local food. In the West, restaurants typically offer a watered-down version of...

China in the Autumn

The Chinese divide their seasons into five phases, with autumn often associated with decline or even death. People celebrate autumn in many ways, with...

Mount Tai, One of the Largest and Most Sacred Mountains in China

“You have no wish to visit any other mountains after viewing the Five Mountains.”* —Old Chinese saying   Mount Tai, also known as Taishan, is one...

Try These 7 Little Known Travel Destinations in China

While there are many famous China travel destinations, they are often overcrowded and can be shockingly expensive. However, there are many other beautiful places...

Do You Know About This Blood Sucking Worm Feared by Local Mongolians?

While Mongolia is famous for being the birthplace of Genghis Khan, the region is also well known for a legendary, yet quite unseen creature...

Guilin’s Idyllic Scenery

Wang Zhenggong, a court officer of the Southern Song Dynasty, helped put Guilin on the world map when he wrote a poem to encourage...

The Significance of Animal Statues in the Forbidden City

The animal statues inside the Forbidden City all have their place and purpose. They were arranged for peace and harmony. Each statue was set...

Photo Essay: Visit Sai Kung for Hong Kong’s Best Seafood

Any seafood lover traveling to Hong Kong must make a trip to Sai Kung. The city of Hong Kong is surrounded by islands, and life...

China’s Most Beautiful Town, Ancient Fenghuang

Ancient Fenghuang is an exceptionally well-preserved town and sits on the western border of Hunan Province. It is in an area with exceptional natural...

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