A lazy day on a Chinese cruise around the Yangtze River

It is in the majestic river that you will have some of the best tours in the world. The cruising companies that operate tours here offer 5-star facilities in their cruisers and boast world class guides. Amazingly, along the river, there are more than 35 cities that open to the tourists for on-shore excursions. Among the most popular tourist cities along the river include; Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yichang, Wuhan and Shanghai.

Mesmerising and eye-opening attractions in Beijing

Beijing is a city of many firsts. Apart from being the political capital of China, its history dates as way back as 3 millennia. It is the last of the four ancient capitals of China that include; Nanjing, Luoyang, and Chang'an (Xi'an). The city boasts some of the most historic architectural marvels in the world.

10 interesting facts about the Great wall of China

The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made in the general east-west direction in Northern China to protect the Chinese empire from encroachment by nomads, invaders and any other intrusion. It is made out of bricks, wood, earth stones, tamped etc. The wall was first built in the seventh century BC. However, the most significant piece was built in 220–206 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. In different eras, the wall was built and maintained. The wall as we see it today was constructed by Ming Dynasty. Other additional interesting facts of the wall are as follows.

3 Must-See Places in Suzhou, China

Needless to say, China is a vast travel destination that won’t allow any traveler to tour it in just a couple of days. So which part of this country should you pick and spend your precious time in?

10 Places you must see during your trip to China

Planning a trip to China? Good for you. You will be visiting one of the oldest countries in the world. It also happens to be home to some of the most breathtaking sights. Carry your camera, and don't forget to pack extra memory cards.

Video: Astounding Altai

Marvel at how stunning the Altai Mountains become both at the start and at the end of each wonderful day.

Looking for Rural China? Try Yangshuo!

I grew up watching Chinese Kungfu films and martial arts documentaries. As a young boy, sometimes I would wonder why I was not as quick and as tough as the Chinese kids who were on the films. Later I would know that martial arts are one of the pastimes among the Chinese countryside folks. This is just one aspect of the vibrant rural Chinese that you will encounter on a tour in the Yangshuo county, an idyllic 'touristy' town in northeast of Guangxi, China.