The Best Times to Travel to China

Any time is a good time to travel to China, but each season has its perks! Spring and fall are ideal times to experience China in mild weather, but consider that this peak time means crowds and higher prices. If you’re brave and like the cold, winter brings the historic Harbin Ice Festival — and cheaper flights. Check out the pros and cons of visiting China in each season, and figure out which works the best for you!

10 Exciting Attractions Opening in 2015, Hidden-City Ticketing and #Selfies

Resolve to travel more this new year? CNN lists 10 exciting attractions opening in 2015

The first of the top 10 most exciting attractions opening in 2015 was the Hello Kitty Park in the Zhejiang Province, China. Hello Kitty’s adoring fans lined up on New Year’s Day to enjoy the 11 themed facilities, including: performance venues, amusement rides, a luxury resort and a grand mahjong hall. The project cost $215 million and is the first Hello Kitty theme park outside of Japan. It is expected to attract one million visitors per year. (more…)

December 16: 15% off a trip to China; A Great Discount to Experience a Great Wall

12 Days of Travel: G14CHINA

China has something for everyone, as this country is full of infinite culture, gorgeous landscapes, advanced urban centres, and diversity of possible experiences. Whether your experience entails  the thriving neon cities that stretch the horizon such as Shanghai and Beijing or absorbing the rich history of China by walking the Great Wall, China provides a true experience of how past culture meets the modern world. (more…)

Embracing Culture in China

“Traveling is a fool’s paradise,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said. “I have no cranky objection to world travel for the purposes of art, of study, and goodwill, as long as the individual is first domesticated, or doesn’t go abroad with the hope of finding something greater that what he knows. He who travels to be amused, or to get something he doesn’t have within, travels away from himself.” (more…)

Hong Kong and Macau Travel Guide

 

Hong Kong is the heart of international travel in Asia. It is cheap and easy to get to from most places and is one of the most dense and vertical cities in the world. Its neighbor to the south is Macau, the Las Vegas of Asia! Hong Kong and Macau are China’s two “special administrative regions,” which basically means that they operate as their own countries (they have their own currencies and governments and you need to show your passport to get in), even though they are very small in size and are technically part of China. (more…)