Back to the past. Ancient city of Fenghuang

Fenghuang (Phoenix) Ancient Town, an old town built up in Qing Dynasty, is still being kept in its original appearance with 300 years passed. It is also one of the most famous and most picturesque ancient towns of China. Fenghuang is insanely beautiful and, of course, incredibly popular among Chinese and foreign tourists and I would definitely put it on the must see list, if […]

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Chengdu: Pandas and the biggest Buddha in the world

Pandas, pandas, pandas- they’re everywhere once you arrive in Chengdu; every shop window, cars, merchandise and even graffiti. The giant pandas are not only a Chinese national treasure but are also beloved by people all around the world. They are found only in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. In total there are fewer than 2,000, of which 70% are distributed within the territory of Sichuan […]

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More than Terracotta Warriors: other things to see and do in Xi’an

More than Terracotta Warriors: other things to see and do in Xi’an

Terracotta Warriors Museum Without a doubt one of China’s most famous and popular tourist sites, the Terracotta Warriors is the most impressive underground attraction in China. This incredible collection of well over 6,000 figures was accidentally unearthed by a group of peasants trying to dig a well in 1974. Instead of water, they found a 2,000-year-old statue of a warrior made to protect the Tomb […]

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Do it yourself budget daytrip to Yungang Grottoes

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. The Yungang Grottoes, with their 252 caves and 51,000 statues, represent the outstanding achievement of Buddhist cave art in China in the 5th and 6th centuries and are one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. Please follow and like us:

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The day we got scammed going to Great Wall

Title says it all. We got scammed in China. And it feels that after such an extensive traveling we’ve seen it all and we can sense it from far away. But this one was super smooth, whole new level. So listen and learn. Arrived to Dongzhimen bus station and got stopped by uniformed bus station worker for directions. She advised taking bus no 980 express […]

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Beijing and The Great Wall of China

Beijing and The Great Wall of China

After spending a month in a tropical surroundings of Philippines, we were finally ready to enter a much different world of ‘not understanding a thing’, in other words- China. The madness here is overwhelming from the minute I’ve stepped out of a metro. Please follow and like us:

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