- Sea of yellowRapeseed flower blooms are a popular tourist attraction in southern China. Used mostly for animal feeds, cooking oils and lubricants, rapeseed is one of the world's oldest vegetables.
During the full bloom (April) millions of tourists flock to southern Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 21, 2015
- Becoming Culturally Immersed “Ring, Ring, Ring,” the last time I would hear my alarm go off in my Southern Vermont home for the next 98 days. After saying my final farewell to my brother and packing the Posted by exg07161 in An Eastern Mind in a Western World | Apr 20, 2015
- Generational family homesTianluokeng earthen structures located in Fujian, China is an architecturally unique group of building housing generations of locals for the past several hundred of years. Housing up to 300 people each, the structures have protected its inhabitants from t Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 20, 2015
- tibet. the land of mountains.Tibet had always been my travel choice, & it had been said that Tibet was a place that was closest to heaven! Thus, armed with very limited knowledge of Tibet other then its rich Buddhism culture & the mountainous Posted by mISO sOUP in lov(e)world | Apr 19, 2015
- Mountains in South China, Part 1Wuyi Mountain located near the Fujian province in China is a popular local retreat for the hot summer months. With the iconic dome shaped mountains and bendy rivers, it was deemed as an UNESCO world heritage site in 1999.
As it's Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 19, 2015
- Voyager seule... pourquoi pas? ===Combien de fois ne m'a-t-on pas répété que j'étais inconsciente et que je ne me rendais pas compte du danger auquel je m'exposais en voyageant seule en tant que femme...===
===Je crois qu'on a beaucoup d'idées préconçues sur « là-bas » et Posted by elodieadie in la petite trotte d'Elodie-la-bougeotte | Apr 19, 2015
- Yay it's time and here's the current itinerary - part 1YUSS it's just one more day!! Finally after researching it and sleeping less and less, haha I guess because it's more fun to be awake and conciously planning your dreams... The trip has developed into an epic adventure for Posted by Vendrig in Our 2015 travel adventure | Apr 17, 2015
- Travel is only for the richWhile food, lodging, and transportation in China are all very cheap compared to the West, tourism on the other hand is quite expensive. This entrance to the park costs about $30, in contrast, the 3hr train to get to this Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 17, 2015
- Forbidden CityFinal day in China, and time for Forbidden City. It had been so close yet so far all this time. First we needed a double order of Taiwanese breakfast sandwiches that we ate on the steps outside the subway. If Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Apr 16, 2015
- Shanghai - Day 9We woke up today in Shanghai to foggy weather, we were upset that we would miss on the great views of the amazing skyscrapers :-(. We got ourselves ready and went down for breakfast. This hotel had the Posted by jagblog in Jagpal's Travel Blog | Apr 16, 2015
- Day 15We both got a reasonable night's sleep and were thankful that despite the hotel's faults at least the bed was comfortable. We took an early walk into the village and had breakfast at Yang's knowing the food was good Posted by jack_and_daisy in Living the Dream | Apr 16, 2015
- Day 14Waking up to a glorious day and being able to look out our bedroom windows to the stunning view was a perfect start to our day. Breakfast was waiting for us and once again we ate on the terrace. Posted by jack_and_daisy in Living the Dream | Apr 16, 2015
- Chinese AirBnBThese are the AirBnB of China, where locals open up their homes to tourists in popular destinations. It can be as cheap as $5/night during the low season to $50/night for those who don't negotiate during the high season.
[img=http://www.boyang.photogra Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 15, 2015
- Beijing / Shanghai - Day 8Today we leave Beijing for Shanghai and we get to experience the express bullet trains that connect so many of China's distant metropolises. I think there's an optimal distance that trains at this speed (300kph) outweigh the faster travel Posted by jagblog in Jagpal's Travel Blog | Apr 14, 2015
- Shiny new buildingsWhile the new and shiny train stations in China are impressive and modern looking, what it lacks compared to the older train stations is personality. The older stations would have small street vendors crowded at the entrance selling everything from Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 14, 2015
- INFERNO's RACEDal titolo sembra un'inferno appunto ma in realta' e' stata un'esperienza bellissima...
Una caccia al tesoro per le vie di Nanjing organizzata da italiani (siamo gia' alla terza edizione) e il tema e' appunto l'Inferno della Divina Posted by Gamby in Travel Is My Nature | Apr 14, 2015
- Beijing - Day 7Today was another early morning start for us - we arranged for a car to pick us up form the hotel at 9.30am and given we'd be going non-stop for 8 hours we made sure the kids (and ourselves!) had Posted by jagblog in Jagpal's Travel Blog | Apr 13, 2015
- Day 13Instead of enjoying a well earned sleep in this morning, John hiked up to No. 1 viewpoint for the sunrise. He claims it was worth it but looking at him when he returned all hot and sweaty well I Posted by jack_and_daisy in Living the Dream | Apr 13, 2015
- Day 12Knowing it was going to be a long day today we were up bright and early and ready to set off soon after our guide arrived. Jason's wife's aunty (also called Liao) was to lead us from Pingan to Posted by jack_and_daisy in Living the Dream | Apr 13, 2015
- Feet fetishsHow much do the Chinese like their chicken feet? They have them in instant, ready to eat packages.
Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 13, 2015
- Sunday 15th March 2015 to Wednesday 18th March 2015[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/736374/270_aaaa_china_ Posted by Paula50th in Slow Boat To China | Apr 13, 2015
- Hutongs of Beijing and Lama Temple
We'd gone into hibernation mode, killing time in the morning in the misguided hope that it would warm up, although it never did. We also had an unhealthy addiction to the Logos game/app that c Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Apr 12, 2015
- Day 11It was sad to depart Yangshuo this morning, our stay here had been wonderful. We had seen some great sights, experienced some fantastic activities and been treated like family in the terrific Tea Cozy Hotel. But Longji beckoned Posted by jack_and_daisy in Living the Dream | Apr 12, 2015
- Beijing - Day 6Today was planned to be a late start and indeed it was - we barely made breakfast at 10am! It was meant to be raining today but the weather was lovely, mostly in the high teens and touching 20 Posted by jagblog in Jagpal's Travel Blog | Apr 12, 2015
- Want a good vista point? Look no further.If you ever need to find a good viewing spot at a tourist destination, look out for these photo booths, for $0.85 you can get a 4x3 instant print of the best scenic spots in that place.
[img=http://www.boyang.photography/photos/i-68V9SdG/0/M/i-68V9SdG- Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | Apr 12, 2015