20 China travel tips Travel in China can rattle even veteran travelers. This is understandable. China is a huge country with enough languages and dialects to leave even many native Chinese flummoxed at the thought of communicating away from home. But traveling here isn't scary, and it's not unmanageable. Traveling for the past few years from my home base in Shanghai, I've picked up a lot of tips -- both from my own experiences and from others -- that make life on the road in China a little bit easier and a lot more rewarding. Jeonju Hanok Village (Hanok Maeul) Jeonju Hanok Village Postcard made with recycled paper Jeonju Hanok Village DAY 1 Jeonju, Korea is the capital city of North Jeolla Province. Jeolla province has history dating back to pre-historic times but Jeonju came to existence as a city in 900 AD as part of Later Baekjae era.
China - CouchSurfing Wiki The CouchSurfing Wiki, an informal workspace which anyone can edit. Basics The CS China Wiki is a collective of information contributed by members and volunteers of the CS China group. It is not supposed to be used by non-CSers and does not replace your guidebook/ travel research. It only addresses the question that are frequently being asked by CSers on the CS China group and contains only the information relevant and useful to CSers.
China Train Train ticket fare in China varies according to the different classes available currently as follows: • First Class Seat – These are only available on the D (Electric Multiple Unit), G (Chinese Railway High-Speed), and C (intercity High-speed) trains. The seats are roomy and comfortable and are set four in a row. With an adjustable cushioned backrest, a small pillow and a foldable pedal, they offer a comfortable ride. • Second Class Seat – These are also available on the D, G, and C trains. Although the seats are not as soft as those in the first class but they are still comfortable.
China - Travel Guide, Info & Bookings – Lonely Planet Whether it’s your first visit or your twentieth, China is so big, so diverse and so fast-changing, it’s always an adventure. Breathtaking Antiquity Let’s face it: the world’s oldest continuous civilisation is bound to pull an artefact or two out of its hat. Make Shinshoji Zen Museum & Gardens One of Your Top Destinations of 2017 The Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens is a sprawling campus of traditional Japanese structures like tea houses, hot baths and museums all connected by tranquil and beautiful Zen gardens. In other words, it’s your one-stop-shop for Zen meals, Zen baths, Zen art and everything else you need to nurture your body and soul. Located in Hiroshima, and completed just 3 months ago in September of 2016, the museums and gardens elegantly merge traditional and contemporary design. Architecture The vast campus is dotted with interesting architecture like a 17th century hall that was relocated from Shiga prefecture, a teahouse originally designed by tea master Sen no Rikyu and and newly built art pavilion by contemporary artist Kohei Nawa and his architecture studio Sandwich. Open to the outdoors, Nawa’s Kohtei pavilion acts as a museum dedicated to light.
How to Speak Mandarin Chinese in a Day - wiki How Bookmark Edit Article Edited by Yoshinga, KnowItSome, Travis Derouin, Gary1 and 28 others Train travel in China - a beginner's guide Travelling by train in China... China has one of the biggest and busiest rail networks in the world, and trains link almost every town & city. Chinese trains are a safe, comfortable & cheap way to travel around China, and a Chinese train journey is an experience in itself, a total contrast with environmentally-unfriendly internal flights. What’s in My Bag — Wayne Ruffner Outdoorsman shares his ultimate bug repellent kit I’ve been in a few mosquito-plagued areas enough times to know that the “just use DEET” advice doesn’t really get it. DEET has a bad habit of melting different plastics, and while there’s no shortage of ways to get it out of a container, there are few good ways to keep it off your hands.
Wuzhen Jugs of distilled rice liquor at a distiller in Wuzhen Wuzhen (simplified Chinese: 乌镇; traditional Chinese: 烏鎮; pinyin: Wūzhèn) is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, located in northern Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. It lies within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Covering an area of 71.19 km2 (27.49 sq mi), Wuzhen has a total population of 60,000, of which 12,000 are permanent residents. Location
Liulichang Culture Street Beijing - China Highlights Summary Liulichang Culture Street The street has a long history and rich cultural atmosphere. Overview 12 High-Quality Airbnb Alternatives for Any Budget With 60 million users, 600,000 hosts, and 2 million properties to choose from, Airbnb really is incredible. But it’s not perfect, either. Sometimes all the properties in your budget will be booked up. Other times, you may not find exactly what you’re looking for. In these cases, rather than reverting back to a characterless hotel, try one of these Airbnb alternatives. These alternatives range from direct competitors, to smaller sites catering to a tiny niche. Sanyou Cave Sanyou Cave (sānyóudòng 三游洞) is located 7 kilometers northwest of Yichang (yíchāng 宜昌). It is a giant cave on the north peak of the Xiling Mountain (xīlíngshān 西陵山). It leans against the Three Gorges (sānxiá 三峡) of Yangtze River's Xiling Gorge (xīlíngxiá 西陵峡) and faces to the Xialao Stream (xiàláoxī 下牢溪) where the caves hold marvelous different sight and the scenery is beautiful. It is a famous scenic spot and historical resort and one of the key cultural relic preservation units of Hubei Province. Sanyou Cave is located in a deep valley. It is warm in winter and cool in summer with great and beautiful views.