Most Amazing Things to do in China

China’s size is incredible, stretching from the East China Sea all the way west to Central Asia. This is a country formed by so many territories: so different from each other and yet so similar. The Middle Kingdom, as it is called, is a country of superlatives—the most people, the largest palace complex, the highest skyscrapers—but looking closer and you’ll see also rural tribes working in the rice fields; the tea is still harvested by hand; people in some parts still live like in ancient times. After our 15 days trip through China we gathered for you amazing things to see and do in China. Here there are: 1.Hike the Great Wall of China Without a doubt, the most recognizable symbol of China’s rich history is the Great Wall. The 21,196 km long fortification, stretches from Dandong in the country’s east, all the way to Lop Lake in its west.…

25 Things to know before visiting China

After several long Dynasties of conservative emperors, China started to develop and change. Nowadays, being tourist-oriented, it attracts more and more people that come to visit every year. It has so many things to offer: impressive architecture, spectacular natural wonders, exotic culture and rich history. After 15 days in China, you can see below some of our top tips for going to China and hopefully, these will help you prepare to discover what a wonderfully challenging and beautiful country China is, without finding this the hard way. 1. Plan your trip Planning a trip to China is an exciting adventure itself. You will have to plan every aspect of your trip from A to Z, before arriving in China because once there, it will be nearly impossible to access all the information that you will need or find people that speak English. So, plan your trip in detail before departure. Also,…

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Moscow is supposed to be something impressive and it really is. It’s a totally insane city full of raw and chaotic energy, concentrating 80% of the country’s money and 10% of its population. Moscow is uncomfortable and charming, filthy rich and desperately poor, fast-paced and lazy, trendy and kitschy – all at the same time. Unlikely contrasts are everywhere: fancy shops neighbor concrete shacks left from the Soviet times; crowds of star-gazing happy hipsters mix with rugged tired people with solemn and unhappy faces; Bentleys and BMWs share the busy chaotic traffic with half-destroyed old Ladas; and so on… As everywhere in Russia it’s like a mix of two worlds: Europe and Asia, democracy and communism, joy and grief, prosperity and poverty. Moscow could be just another capital, but it isn’t. Rather, the city is an exaggerated version of everything you can get in Russia, as if conforming to the local…

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