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Shandong Province Itinerary

Shandong Province Itinerary

Shandong Province in the eastern part of China is famed for its being one of the birthplaces of the Chinese civilization. It was home to the great philosopher Confucius. It is also known for its interesting customs and beautiful sites. The moment you set foot in the province you’ll be overwhelmed by its one-of-a-kind offering. Read on to have an idea for your itinerary when you visit Shandong.Day 1 Shandong Province’s capital, Ji’nan, is the first stop. Wake up early in the morning and take a bu…

Yunnan Province of Beauty

Yunnan Province of Beauty

In the southwest region of China lies a land that they say we can find “The Beautiful Clouds in the South.” The province of Yunnan-situated near Vietnam, Laos, and Burma-was listed as one of the best travel destinations for 2009 by prominent travel guide The Lonely Planet.Yunnan prides itself of having the richest landscape in the Far East, from alpine mountain ranges to tropical rainforests. Because of this very diverse topography, Yunnan is also home to the greatest number of plant species in …

China’s Winter Wonderland

China’s Winter Wonderland

The fifth day of the New Year marks the start of China’s long-running winter festivals held in the northeastern city of Harbin.  With its massive and beautifully carved ice statues and snow structures that are open to the public until the warmth of spring melts these lanterns, the event has become one of Harbin’s top tourist destinations attracting both local and foreign travelers.The Harbin Ice Festival has been held since 1963, although it has been interrupted several times during the Cultural…

Keelung City’s Mid-Summer Ghost Festival

Keelung City’s Mid-Summer Ghost Festival

Taiwan is recently being promoted as a province, or country, that is rich in culture and tradition.  The island is laden with different festivals highlighted with lanterns, fireworks, and revelry.  One of the most popular festivals in Taiwan is the Mid-Summer Ghost Festival, which culminates on the 15th night of the seventh lunar month, a day that has been considered by the Chinese when spirits of deceased ancestors come out of the underworld and join the living. Every city in Taiwan celebrates …

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

China. China is the dwelling place of the Great Wall. China has been unmindful of what was external to their culture. But one is sure of their love for own and richness in culture. Their respect for their culture has bounded them together and has produced a valuable culture based dynasty of experience and wisdom. The Great wall is a massive structure stretching over 6, 352km starting in Shanghai Pass in the East and ends between China Proper and Manchuria. Visible in its arcs, is the wall’s purp…