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Top Ten Places to See Cherry Blossoms in China this Spring

Spring is one of the most popular times to visit China, and it’s easy to understand why. The weather is warming, the leaves are budding on the trees, and change is in the air. One springtime sight that you can’t miss while in China is the stunning display of cherry blossoms...

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The Five Most Beautiful Ancient Towns in China

China’s fascinating and diverse cultural history is well preserved in the many ancient towns (known in Chinese as 古镇gŭzhèn or 古城 gŭchéng) scattered across the country. Walking around an ancient town, some of which have been redeveloped for tourism, some of which...

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The Best Things to Do in China in Winter

Winter may see the mercury plummeting across China but there is still plenty to do to keep plucky visitors busy. Winter is low season in China meaning that those who brave the cold can expect lower prices for flights and hotels and smaller crowds. Beijing: Go ice skating on...

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2017 China Inbound Tourism Annual Report: When and Where to Go

When is the best time to travel in China? Which city or cities should I visit? How many days do I need for my China trip? These questions trouble almost every traveler who is planning a trip to China. In this report, we will use the data we have collected from the thousands...

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Five of the Best Documentaries about China

In our last blog, we wrote about the top 10 movies you should watch before your first trip to China. While many of the movies on that list offer accurate depictions of their subject matter there is nothing like a good documentary to give you a real insight into a destination...

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10 Movies to Watch Before Your First Trip to China

Preparation is a key part of any trip or holiday to China and the more you can learn about the people, culture, and everyday life before you leave, the more you will get out of your experience here. What better way to do that than watching a movie from the comfort of your own...

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The 10 Breakfast Foods You Should Try in China

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and when it comes to understanding the food and culture of a country that is certainly true. Breakfast in China may be different to what you are used to but if you throw yourself into it you will be amazed at how many diffe...

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