China

7 Amazing Places To Take Photographs In Beijing

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October 3 birds nest beijing with skyline

Beijing holidays and business trips provide the perfect opportunity for amateur photographers to journey through time while capturing priceless photos. Follow our guide to seven classic and modern architectural wonders in Beijing that will provide the perfect backdrop for your holiday memories. While you do so, marvel over the fascinating stories surrounding these inspiring icons of China’s capital. 1. Forbidden City A post shared by Nicanor García (@nicanorgarcia) on Mar...

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Tianjin versus Beijing: Business Travellers’ Guide

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July 29 tianjin eye china

Tianjin and Beijing are the ideal gateway cities to the vibrant Northeast of China. They are part of the Jingjinji triangular economic cluster defined by Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei that houses over 80 million residents, with over 80,000 people commuting between Beijing and Tianjin by train daily. Formerly home to an overseas concession ceded by Chinese Qing dynasty rulers to European trading powers, Tianjin is the world’s sixth most populous...

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7 Unique Festivals To Celebrate In China

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June 1 mid autumn festival

What is the best way to experience China’s unique culture outside Golden Week? If you are like most travellers, you would probably be familiar with China’s three Golden Week holidays: Lunar New Year (around January or February); Labour Day (end April to early May); and the 7-day National Day holiday starting in 1 October. You can avoid the domestic holiday rush by visiting China during its shorter celebrations. Experience the...

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Useful Apps For Travellers In China

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April 28 china mobile apps

Planning to travel to China on business? Load up your cellphone with these indispensable mobile apps for China visitors, and get access to vital information and navigation tools for your trip. Downloading these apps before your arrival in China will smoothen your journey; remember that your regular Gmail, Facebook, and Twitter apps will not work in China without a VPN. In fact, Chinese apps let you do more. Mobile-savvy Chinese...

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7 Landmarks you need to see in Suzhou

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June 12 Suzhou

Suzhou is one of the fastest growing major cities in the world and one of the most highly developed and prosperous cities in China. Dubbed ‘The Venice of the East’, it is also one of the country’s top tourist destinations. Discover the delights of Suzhou with our introduction to the city’s top beauty spots, including the canal network, ancient bridges and UNESCO World Heritage-listed classical gardens; a must-see escape in...

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