We’ve put together a guide to help you navigate China as a vegetarian and enable you to try as much as possible of the diverse cuisine, armed with key phrases and a list of delicious dishes to sample. – As China gains a greater understanding of varied dietary requirements, many of the restaurants and café’s… Read more »
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Posts Categorized: Chinese Culture
Despite the Great Wall taking the limelight as one of China’s best known UNESCO World Heritage sites, it is really just the tip of the iceberg. There are currently 50 sites in the Middle Kingdom with World Heritage status and the lesser-known ones make the perfect destination for cultural heritage seekers wanting to take the road less travelled. Here are a… Read more »
Could any of these be the Chinese answer to roast turkey? As people across the United States tuck in their chairs to a delicious dinner this Thanksgiving, we take a look some of the most delicious meals you can find in China. Source: Yinan Chen We know Thanksgiving isn’t really about the food, right? It’s… Read more »
Guizhou is home to one of China’s largest ethnic minority populations, and throughout the year these vibrant communities celebrate their traditions with vivid and inspiring festivals. We’ve brought together a calendar of Guizhou festivals so you can get in on the action. – Every year visitors from China and around the world make the journey to… Read more »
Uncovering the delectable secrets of authentic Chinese cuisine is Fuchsia Dunlop’s specialty. It’s why she’s our expert guide on our two gastronomic tours: Gastronomic Tour of China and Yunnan Gastronomic Tour. Fuchsia’s been up to some noteworthy activities this year, and they’re going to leave your mouth watering. — Fuchsia Dunlop’s new book Land of Fish and… Read more »
Step into the ghastly past of the world’s oldest civilization and get acquainted with places that will chill you to the bone. These are the most haunted places in China. – With over 5,000 years of history, China’s bound to have a few ghosts waiting in the nooks and crannies. From the wiles of eunuchs in… Read more »
Nearly every region of China has developed its own stunning variety of performance art. We’ve compiled the coolest shows worth buying a ticket for. – China’s rich history has allowed for the development of nuanced, artistic performances. With shows that employ nature as the backdrop to the myths and legends of ethnic minorities to the discipline… Read more »
Dali is the perfect backdrop for a truly authentic Chinese travel experience. From stunning mountains to decadent gastronomic delights, the city of Dali and its surrounding areas provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind immersion into a China both old and new. Experience Dali like an insider with my six tips only a native would know about – Fighting… Read more »
Guilin has much to offer the tourist who wants to see the real, wild heart of China. We’ve compiled the best selections from our tours in Guilin to inspire you to visit this pristine, exotic region. – Carlos Adampol Galindo via Flickr Guilin is home to China’s most archetypal scenery. The green karst peaks reflect… Read more »
Looking for a little romance in the Middle Kingdom? We’ve compiled a list of the four best places to take your sweetheart on Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Festival) — via China Daily Chinese mythology tells of how a humble cowherd fell in a love with a beautiful weaver girl. Despite their difference in status they lived… Read more »