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Shantang Street in Suzhou – Your Window to Wu Culture

Shantang Street in Suzhou is your go-to for something that resembles ancient China. The courtyard houses there will definitely give you a glimpse of what life was like eons ago. The street is your “Window to Wu Culture,” they (tour guides) say.  If you are into Chinese architecture, you might find this place interesting, and perhaps, a […]

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This Precious Belt Bridge in Suzhou Has 53 Arches

This Precious Belt Bridge in Suzhou has 53 arches. By the look of it, this bridge has weathered time in ancient Chinese history. It is stone bridge that dates back to mid-Tang Dynasty era in Chinese history. However, due to several reconstructions, the bridge you see today goes back to the Ming Dynasty. That is […]

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Relive Old Suzhou at Pingjiang Lu

Relive Old Suzhou at Pingjiang Lu

On Pingjiang Lu, you can still relive the Old Suzhou you are looking for. However, it’s not a kind of experience that will fully give you a satisfying experience. Though the street is lined with white-washed houses of old yore, many are turned into businesses that cater to tourists. There are cafes, street food stalls, […]

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This is What The Bund in Shanghai Looks Like on October Holiday in China

This is what The Bund in Shanghai looks like on October holiday in China. As you know, this year, China celebrates its 70th Founding Anniversary. The holiday always falls on October 1-7. A weekend before that, government workers across the country have to work on Saturday and Sunday to make up for the two days […]

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Cultural Places to Visit in Shanghai Skyline from the Bund

Six Cultural Places to Visit in Shanghai

Shanghai is a massive city in China, located on its central coast. It is China’s biggest city and financial hub/capital. In the heart of the city is a famous waterfront with buildings from the colonial era, mostly of British influence. They call it “The Bund.” The city itself is home to a fast lifestyle of […]

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Three of the Greatest Highlights of Beijing

The Chinese capital of Beijing is truly inspiring. Those who have had the pleasure of visiting this city never forget its alluring mix of incredible history and culture, as well as its truly unique sense of imperial splendour. Preconceptions and stereotypes will be blown away when you see the incredible landmarks for yourself. But some […]

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Chinglish: Lost in Translation in Hangzhou (China).

Lost in Translation in Hangzhou

“Welcome to the back!” proclaimed an English sign at the front door of a small Chinese restaurant in Hangzhou, a city in China, known for its West Lake. It was here where Marco Polo once sailed, mesmerized by its stunning beauty and declared the place in ancient times as “the most beautiful place in the world.” […]

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Vote for my Feel Good Travel Photo Entry

My Feel Good Travel Photo entry made it as one of the finalists in the photo contest sponsored by On The Go Travels. Help me win a 10-Day Trip to Turkey if ever I got the top prize in my category. Would appreciate your votes—and if possible, share it to your friends, families, relatives and […]

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Nine Dragon Screen in Datong, China.

The Largest Glazed Nine Dragon Screen in China

The largest glazed Nine Dragon Screen in China is found in Datong. It is the oldest one in China. It’s one of the four screens that are found in the country. Two are in Beijing (Beihai Park and Forbidden City) and one in Pingyao. As you all know, though mythical, dragons are revered in China. You’ll […]

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Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam

Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam

Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam gave me view of what life looked like to people living on boats and on stilt houses. There’s so much activities there and people didn’t seem to mind the deep and strong current of the yellow river that passes through six countries: China, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. […]

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