No visit to Shanghai is complete without a visit to the world famous Bund. With wide open roads, colonial buildings and the ultimate postcard photo opportunity the Bund in Shanghai is a must.
Using the internet in China has been a growing challenge for years. More and more sites for social media and search activity have become blocked and the speed of connection is a challenge. A way to overcome this is to use a VPN for China so you can access Facebook, Twitter and more. The reliability […]
For as long as I can remember there have been cheap DVDs for sale in Shanghai, in fact all over China. It is a big business and provides income for many hundreds of thousands if not millions of Chinese people.
Like many Asian countries it is quite easy to find a massage in China. Yet often synonymous with the sex industry how do you distinguish the good non-sexual massage parlours from the seedy ones?
In my mind when I go for a night out, Hongmei Lu Shanghai is probably the best place to go in the city. The Hongmei pedestrian street (although sometimes referred to as the Hong Mei Entertainment Street) is a place dedicated to eating and drinking with a primary focus on Western workers and visitors. It […]
Must sees in Guangzhou in 72 hours The provincial capital of Guangdong, Guangzhou, formerly known as Canton, is the largest city in southern China. Baiyun airport is a major hub for international travel and home of China Southern airline, who are well prepared for visitors and their 72 hour visa-free trip. So what should you […]
Must sees in Beijing in 72 hours – Part 2 In the first part of this article, I showed you the more modern side to Beijing. In this list of 5, we hit the must see places in Beijing of a more historical and cultural nature. 1. Ancient Observatory – 1 hour
Must sees in Beijing in 72 hours – Part 1 The ancient capital of China, drenched in history. No-one can deny that Beijing is one of those fascinatingly enticing cities. I’ve heard many people say that they’d love to go, yet are intimidated by its size and what it has to offer a visitor. Fear […]