Peter has been a guide in Western China for more than ten years. He is passionate about the rich culture of the region and has deep knowledge of the intricacies of Tibetan Buddhism. He is originally from Tianshui, in eastern Gansu. Tell me about this part of China – what’s it like? Western China has […]
1. Kungfu class at Shaolin Temple with student monks After seeing the Legends of Kungfu show in Beijing, you’ll be itching to try out some of the moves yourself. Bring everyone along and head to one of China’s most well-known kung fu schools where you can learn to kick like Bruce Lee!
The Xi’an City Wall.Photo Credit:Mariusz Kluzniak via flikr The first Silk Road Film Festival kicked off this week in Xi’an, promoting cultural exchange among countries along the traditional Silk Road route. More than one hundred films will be screened over the course of the week-long festival, with 41 Chinese and foreign films already chosen for […]
Ring in the New Year… Shanghai style Looking for an exciting way to bring in the New Year? While thousands of people are huddled like penguins in the streets of Times Square, you could be singing Auld Lang Syne in Shanghai’s historic Bund district. Though the traditional Chinese New Year does not fall on December […]
It’s not hard to lose yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of the Gansu wilderness… the immense mountains and sweeping meadows of China’s northwest promise a majestic realm far from the hustle and bustle of coastal cities, and offer a tantalizing glimpse into what life is like on the “roof of the world.” Stay the night […]
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