Old town of Lijiang
Old town of Lijiang, also called Dayan town, is a central town of the Lijiang Autonomous County of the Naxi Ethnic Minority in Yunnan Province. It is a national historical and cultural city and was regarded as one of the four well-preserved ancient cities. In 1997, it was listed as the world cultural heritage.
Lijiang is a beautiful shining jewel in... [more]
Summer Resort Mt Lushan
Mt Lushan, situated in the northern of Jiangxi Province, is a popular resort area in China. Standing inside the Mt Lushan, you cannot see the true face of it. That is the beauty of it. It changes its appearance in seasons. In spring, it is covered with colorful vegetation. While in winter, it is covered with white snow everywhere, which seems stately... [more]
Tea egg, which is boiled with tea and marinade, is one of the most famous snacks in China, especially in Nan Jing (the capital of Jangsu Province). However, tea eggs’ exact origin is not clear.
Tea eggs are fresh-brewed and sold and it can be easily found in streets and alleys, so you can eat the tea eggs at any time. It will never disappoint you.... [more]
The Nongtang is a term used to describe the old residential alleyways in Shanghai. A traditional Nongtangs has a shikumen (stone gate), a north-facing loft, a small yard and a staircase.
The Nongtang is a unique form of architecture with a good combination of Chinese and Western style. It is a kind of city pattern which can best reflects the residential... [more]
Tibetan Naqu Horse Racing Festival
Nagchu Horse Racing Festival, also called Qangtang Horse Racing Festival is held on 10th August at Naqu Town in northern Tibet. The festival is scheduled to last five to fifteen days. It is the golden time of Northern Tibet grassland.
Horse-racing is an important tradition on the prairie. Tibetan people even value it more than the Tibetan New Year.... [more]
Mogao Grottoes, also called Thousand Buddha Caves, is one of the four most famous caves in China. Mogao Grottoes is also the best preserved treasures of Buddhist art in the world. In 1987, it was listed as World Cultural Heritage.
Legend goes that when a monk travelled here, he saw golden light shining on Mingsha Mountain. It looked like that thousand... [more]
Fenghuang County is located in Hunan province. It has been the region of Miao and Tujia （two ethnic minorities in China）since ancient times. It is a national historical and cultural city. This old city’s scenery fuses natural beauty and humanity beauty together.
Fenghuang County takes the ancient city as the center, east to Hongqiao, south to... [more]
Dragon Boat Races
On June 15, 2010, 18 representatives of the National Dragon Boat Races team and 20 traditional exhibition team at dragon boat training base in China – Harbour Zigui Xujiachong compete in a dragon boat race on the Yangtze River during the Duan Wu Festival. Before the game, there is a Calling Rituals for the respect of Qu Yuan.
The world’s largest... [more]