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Navigating Hong Kong
May.14

Navigating Hong Kong

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For a first time arrival, Hong Kong can feel like a bewildering place. 2,775 square kilometers of mountains and metropolis, including Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories. South of the Sham Chum River there are more than 250 outlying islands in the SAR. Tai Mo Shan, a country park is the highest mountain peak at 957 meters above sea level while Hong...
Hong Kong for Photographers
May.02

Hong Kong for Photographers

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Instagrammers, amateurs and professionals alike will agree that Hong Kong is an incredibly photogenic city. There’s the intense buzz and quirky corners, the visual contrast of the old and the new, as well as the impressive city skyline and serene nature. A photo walkabout in Hong Kong is a very rewarding experience. Bookmark these places and get your cameras and phones out! Th...
Shenzhen, City of Design
Mar.08

Shenzhen, City of Design

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In 2008 Shenzhen was appointed as UNESCO City of Design . What does that entail exactly? Well, the city was once seen as Hong Kong’s workshop – a hive of grubby factories where migrants pieced together consumer items bound for world markets – wanted to update its ID. Juts as Shenzhen pioneered open-market policies way back in the 1980s when China had just opened up, so too wou...
Navigating Shenzhen
Jan.04

Navigating Shenzhen

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Shenzhen is world renowned as one of the earth’s youngest metropolises. Established in 1979 in what had been predominantly rural Bao’an County just north of Hong Kong, the city sprang out of the ground like bamboo after a good rain. Spearheading China’s economic reforms, Shenzhen was made a Special Economic Zone in 1980. Foreign factories established themselves on the Shekou p...
Tips for Traveling in Yunnan
Sep.06

Tips for Traveling in Yunnan

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FAQ How is the weather there? The climate in Yunnan stay quiet throughout the whole year which generally at 10℃-15℃, while daily range of temperature is huge, which could be at 12℃-20℃. In summer, the average temperature is at 19℃-22℃;in Winter, it’s at 6℃-8℃. Bring enough clothing if you want a comfortable travel. Rainy season and dry season is obvious in Yunnan....
Must Know Travel Tips for Tibet
Apr.26

Must Know Travel Tips for Tibet

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1. What is altitude sickness? What are the symptoms of altitude sickness? Altitude sickness is a reaction to the lower amounts of oxygen available at high altitudes due to the lower air pressure. Symptoms of altitude sickness are usually: headaches, shortness of breath, chest tightness, lack of appetite, mild fever, dizziness and fatigue. More serious symptoms include rough s...
Hangzhou Transportation Network
Oct.13

Hangzhou Transportation Network

Selina OuTipsHangzhou1064

As one of the most famous tourist city in China and also the political, economic and cultural center of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is one of the significant transportation hub in southeast coastal area of China. Airway Hangzhou is served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which is one of the large ten airports in China. It is located in eastern part of Hangzhou city,...
Ferry from Hong Kong to Shenzhen
May.26

Ferry from Hong Kong to Shenzhen

Jenny HuangTipsHong Kong1354

Travelling from Hong Kong Airport to Shekou in Shenzhen, there are ferries available to carry you across. The trip can be one-way or a round trip. The ferries run from two places, the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal in the Shun Tak Centre in Central or you can take a ferry directly from Hong Kong Airport Skypier to Shekou. Hong Kong SkyPier There are around 6 daily ferry connec...
Top Things to Do in Lhasa
Feb.27

Top Things to Do in Lhasa

Selina OuTipsLhasa1129

Lhasa, the holy land for numerous tourists, is a charming and mysterious city to visit. When travel to Lhasa, you will see the oldest temples and monasteries with the most mysterious religion, you will meet devout pilgrims and get to know their mysterious traditions and culture, you will appreciate the unspoiled natural beauty… And there are a lot more to do in Lhasa. But a Lh...
Travel Tips for Dapingtai in Yichun
Dec.09

Travel Tips for Dapingtai in Yichun

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Yichun Dapingtai is situated at Yichun Hongxing forestry bureau in Heilongjiang province, which is now a volcanic geologic park. The park covers an area of 200 square kilometers and is 160 kilometers away from Yichun’s downtown area. Volcanic rocks, boulder fields and the surrounding eco-system all combine to form a perfect living environment for fauna and flora in the ar...