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Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
Teahouses can be found all over China ,
reflecting the importance of tea in Chinese culture. Tea drinking
gained popularity in the Song Dynasty and before long, teahouses
outnumbered restaurants ...
With the winter solstice comes short days and cold temperatures, and in China, one of the most significant festivals of the year, the Dongzhi or Winter Solstice Festival. With the festival ushering ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
A typical spectacle throughout Asia ,
dragon boat racing is as enthralling as it sounds, as dozens of racers
board these long boats and vie to see who is number one. Perhaps no
dragon boating ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
If China is synonymous with anything it has got to be the giant panda. Cute as a button yet also a large and sometimes intimidating creature, the panda, a native to the country, has to be one of ...
There is simply nothing comparable to the cultural fusion of Macau. Officially titled “The Historic Centre of Macau”, the former Portuguese colony is an extremely unique colonial legacy in China and ...
Written by Lydia, September 2012
In a country as large as China ,
hiking, trekking and climbing opportunities abound, but for many
Chinese outdoors-enthusiasts, climbing the five sacred Taoist mountains
is a lifelong goal. ...
Home to the headwaters of the Yangtze, Mekong, and Salween rivers, Yunnan Province is among the southernmost regions of China , and contains some of the most beautiful natural wonders in the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
Magnificent and magical China is the world’s third most visited country, and with the vast variety of attractions on offer, it is no wonder the East’s mega house of culture is only increasing in ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, December 2011
Chinese hairy crab (Da Zha Xie) is a seasonal delicacy found in rivers and lakes of the Yangtze Delta region during autumn. Late autumn being the best time for eating crabs in Shanghai . ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Tourists and expats looking to escape the oppressive congestion of Guangzhou ( China ’s
third largest city) should turn their attention to Shamian Island. Once
part of a Chinese concession to the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2011
Of inestimable cultural and historic value, the famous Silk Road once connected ancient China to the outside world, and in some instances it still functions as a commercial trade route today. Along ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
If you hop off the plane in Beijing or Shanghai expecting to munch on egg rolls and General Tso’s chicken, you’re in for a big surprise. Authentic Chinese cuisine is a far cry from the stuff labeled ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
Home to many different ethnic minorities, Guilin plays host to a number of colorful festivals and traditions which highlight their unique cultures. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
While the winter season may be the off season in China, with cold temperatures deterring many visitors, winter travel offers many benefits as well. Visiting China’s popular tourist destinations ...
Written by Viator, May 2012
In the shadow of limestone karst rock formations jutting into the sky sits the small town of Yangshuo. The daily lives of the residents in the sleepy villages along the Li and Yulong Rivers are very ...
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New China Destinations on Viator!
Discover new cities in China to explore in 2012! In our quest to continually find fresh places for you to explore, the Viator team is planning to offer tours in many new Chinese cities this year. Check out the giant pandas in Chengdu, the stunning West Lake in Hangzhou and take a cruise down the Yangtze River this month!