Summer is the perfect time for an adventure on the Tibetan Plateau. But you don’t have to go through the process of getting special permits to Tibet in order to experience the richly spiritual and deeply welcoming Tibetan culture. In fact, some of China’s most exciting adventure destinations lie just outside the borders of Tibet […]
You’ve seen the Forbidden City, walked along Shanghai’s Bund at night, stared those famous Terracotta Warriors straight in the face – and now you’ve caught the China bug. So what’s next? Here are some ways to take your China exploration to the next level.
On the high-altitude plains of the Tibetan Plateau, just outside the monastic city of Xiahe, is a small workshop that produces a product made nowhere else on earth. Here, luxury and sustainability meet in the form of beautiful, handcrafted yak’s wool textiles. See just what makes the Norlha Workshop one of our favorite places to […]
Many parts of China can get quite hot in the summertime. But, did you know that there are three cities that are notorious for their heat? Meet China’s “Three Furnaces” (三大火炉): Wuhan (capital of Hubei province), Nanjing (capital of Jiangsu Province), and Chongqing (a provincial municipality previously a part of Sichuan Province). Incredibly hot, humid […]
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