China Travel Tips

Beijing Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

Beijing is a wonderful mixture of the ancient and the modern, the past and the present. A true ancient citadel with a history of Emperors and temples, it is now the seat of communist power with a ...  Read more

Guide to Climbing the Great Wall

By Viator, July 2014

The Great Wall, a Wonder of the World and one of China’s most recognizable landmarks, deserves a place on any itinerary to Beijing. With several sections located just outside of the city, you’ll have ...  Read more

Big Bus Sightseeing Tours in Asia

By Viator, June 2014

Is it your first time to Hong Kong? Want to see the highlights of Shanghai? A Big Bus Sightseeing Tour is the perfect way to orient yourself in an Asian city you don’t already know or to rediscover ...  Read more

3 Days in Guilin: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

Say “Guilin” and watch the looks of rapture (and pride) on the faces of Chinese people. Dotted with supernaturally lovely karst topography gracing the Li River (Lí Jiāng) - these bizarre ...  Read more

3 Days in Shanghai: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

Since 1990 Shanghai has grown at a startling rate, to become the largest center of commerce and business in central China and largest cargo port in the world. The city is a huge draw for tourists, ...  Read more

Acrobatics Shows in Shanghai

By Viator, June 2014

Shanghai arguably has the best nightlife in China, but it’s not limited to bars and clubs. One of the most unique after-dark experiences you can have while in the city is catching an acrobatics show. ...  Read more

Seeing a Sichuan Cultural Show

By Viator, June 2014

Though Sichuan is famously known for its spicy and flavorful cuisine, when it comes to arts and culture it’s the opera that usually ends up stealing the show. Just as visitors must spend one day in ...  Read more

3 Days in Chengdu: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

The fifth largest city in a country of over a billion people, Chengdu rarely sees a moment where there isn’t something happening. More than just a metropolis of businessmen, the city which first gave ...  Read more

Tea Houses

By Viator, February 2014

Teahouses are everywhere in Shanghai–certainly no surprise given that tea is an integral part of the history, culture and daily life in China. Today, the teahouse serves as a meeting place for people ...  Read more

Visiting Leshan Grand Buddha

By Viator, December 2013

Standing 233 feet (71 meters) tall, the UNESCO-listed Leshan Grand Buddha holds the record as the tallest stone Buddha sculpture in the world and is one of Chengdu’s top attractions.The massive ...  Read more

Exploring the Forbidden City

By Viator, December 2013

If there’s one sight that has come to represent not only Beijing, but Imperial China as a whole, it’s the Forbidden City. Closed to the world for some 500 years, this vast Imperial palace puts into ...  Read more

3 Days in Macau: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2013

Even though most visitors to Macau will arrive for a day-trip from neighboring Hong Kong, one day simply isn’t enough to properly experience this multi-faceted outpost. With a history and culture ...  Read more

Colonial Macau

By Viator, December 2013

When the Portuguese struck a deal with China in the early 16th century to clear the waters around Macau of pirates, they set into place an agreement which would lead to Macau ultimately being the ...  Read more

History and Culture of Macau

By Viator, December 2013

The islands of Macau, located off the coast of Hong Kong in the South China Sea, can only be described as an anomaly. Here, in the middle of Asia, you can find yourself walking through an old ...  Read more

Top 5 Things to Do in Macau

By Viator, November 2013

Macau, the Las Vegas of the East, is about more than just gambling. While the giant, extravagant casinos certainly deserve a visit, if only to see how different they are from those found on the ...  Read more

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