Shanghai is a vibrant high-paced city of bright lights, towering skyscrapers, treasure chest of styles from its colonial period, bustling markets, and creative energy. As one of China’s largest cities, there is much to explore as the sprawl is massive. Luckily the metro system is insanely efficient and there is so much to occupy your […]
China Travel Guide
The amount of things to see and do in China is stupendous.
China is developing at the speed of sound so it's fascinating to see how the country straddles between being a developing and developed nation. The culture in the country is so unique that you'll be amazed with everything you see and you'll quickly learn that the history goes so far back that it'll make you head spin. Oh and I haven't even mentioned the food.
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A FOREWORD FROM WILL This guest post is from literary extraordinaire and friend Mary Huang. This story developed when I met up with Mary and a few other past co-workers in Tokyo as part of my food tour. In a bind, she needed to get to Shanghai while she was in Tokyo but without a […]
Choosing where to stay in Shanghai can be challenging especially if it’s your first time. Having lived there myself, studied there, and visited on a semi-regular basis, I can help! Growing up, I would make periodic trips to Shanghai but it wasn’t until 2012 when I got a chance to stay in this metropolis for a month […]
If you’re like me, when you land in a new airport, one of the first things you do is look for free wifi. Now what frustrates me the most at an airport, or anywhere as a matter of fact, is how 1) there isn’t free wifi and 2) they make you jump through hoops to […]
This was originally written as a guest post on eTramping.com Shanghai is many things. It’s a model city for lightspeed growth and progress – it’s one of the most forward thinking cosmopolitans in the world. It’s a city rich with nostalgia with colonial days gone past. It’s a city that never sleeps with it’s vibrant […]
It’s been a heck of a lot of fun sharing with you my entire journey through China all the way from Shanghai up to the monks of Shaolin and onwards to the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an. With so much footage I took along the way, it’d be a shame to let it go to waste […]
When you travel to China, there’s going to be the good and the bad and that’s just the way it goes. With an open mind, the right packing and mental preparation, you’ll be more than ready for the gotchas of China. Not too long ago I came back from a two week trip to China […]
Having done the terrifying Plank Walk of Huashan, seen the Terracotta Warriors lined up in massive pits, and biked the entirety of the ancient wall surrounding Xi’an, you’d think that there’d be nothing left to see. That’s where you’re wrong because on our last day we were able to squeeze in a little more that […]
If there’s a city that has more historical significance than Beijing, it’s the city of Xi’an. Geographically at the heart of China, and the terminus of the Silk Road, Xi’an is in league with great ancient civilization cities like Cairo, Rome, and Athens. Think in those perspectives and you realize that there is so much […]
Mount Hua is one of those places that I had no idea about prior to my trip to China. However after one arduous day conquering three of its five peaks and surviving Plank Walk, the memory of Huashan will forever be etched in my memory as a time when I really meant it when I said “I seriously […]