How to check train times & fares?

How to check train schedules & fares for China online…For online train timetables in English between any two major Chinese cities, use (also gives fares, in US$)For online train timetables in English for trains between China mainland and Hong Kong, […]

Great Wall 长城

Perhaps the most recognizable symbol of China and its long and vivid history, the Great Wall of China actually consists of numerous walls and fortifications, many running parallel to each other. Originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang (c. 259-210 […]

Forbidden City 紫禁城

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912. It is located in the centre of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. It served […]

Zhujiajiao Water Town 朱家角

Zhujiajiao, a well preserved water town, locates 45 km from the city center of Shanghai. It was a trading hub for the surrounding towns and villages since Ming Dynasty and now it becomes a relaxing and cozy escape from the […]

King’s Joy Restaurant 京兆尹餐厅

King’s Joy , across to Lama Temple, is a upscale restaurant specialized in vegetarian food.  The chef, Pan Jianjun, is a former Buddhist disciple from a monastery in Jiangxi province. Pan was encouraged by his master to promote vegetarian eating in the world outside. […]

Tianzifang, Shanghai 上海田子坊

Tianzifang  (Chinese: 田子坊) is an arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area at Taikang road in the French Concession area of Shanghai, China. It is now home to boutique shops, bars and restaurants. interested in […]

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