Shanghai is one of those places that have always been on my radar, but I’ve never made plans purely for the language barrier. I was able to spend a few hours in the city on my last trip to China, and it wasn’t as bad as I expected it to be. Armed with just a … Continue reading 36 Hours in Shanghai (Photo Essay)
My Summer in Beijing (On My Own)
(Text & Photos by Aidan Diaz) Last Summer, I went to Beijing for a month and saw many beautiful places and ate delicious food. I did further Chinese studies in Beijing on my own in the company of schoolmates. Here’s the story of my summer in Beijing …
Yunnan, China: KUNMING, The City of Eternal Spring!
Kunming Province of Yunnan, known as the City of Eternal Spring, is regarded as China’s most livable city because of its diversity in food, culture and of course its year-long favorable climate. It is also one of the most laid-back provinces in China you can visit, perfect for travelers who like to kick it back … Continue reading Yunnan, China: KUNMING, The City of Eternal Spring!
HUA QUAN: Awesome Artist Village in Jiangxi, China! (Photo Essay)
Hua Quan Village is an art and cultural village located south of Yingtan in Jiangxi, China. The village is situated near the famous Longhu (Dragon Tiger) Mountain, one of China’s most beautiful natural heritage sites, and the birthplace of Taoism. The village spans over 16 hectares, making it one of the largest art and cultural … Continue reading HUA QUAN: Awesome Artist Village in Jiangxi, China! (Photo Essay)
ZHENGZHOU: 8 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Zhengzhou! @TigerAirSG
Let’s explore the rich history of Zhengzhou, home to four ancient capitals in China, with a boat ride to the cradle of civilization the Yellow River. Witness the birthplace of ancient Shaolin Kung Fu, be amazed by the world cultural heritage site, the Longmen Grottoes, and enjoy hiking the picturesque Yuntaishan Geopark. Here are my … Continue reading ZHENGZHOU: 8 Awesome Places You Should Visit in Zhengzhou! @TigerAirSG
ZHENGZHOU: Dengfeng Shaolin Temple @TigerAirSG
When you speak about China, one of the things that comes to mind is Kung Fu! Journey with us to Zhengzhou–the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu–as we get to know the cradle of Zen Buddhism and the ancient Chinese martial arts. Dengfeng Shaolin Temple was once hidden thousands of years ago (459 AD) inside the … Continue reading ZHENGZHOU: Dengfeng Shaolin Temple @TigerAirSG
CHENGDU: Guide to the Model City of Chengdu and its Sichuan Traditions!
China is undoubtedly one of the fastest-growing economic superpowers in the world. In modern cities like Chengdu, whose success is largely owed to Information Communication Technologies and effective urban planning, citizens take the time to appreciate the city’s rich culture in the midst of rapid growth. Located in the Sichuan Basin, this city proudly boasts … Continue reading CHENGDU: Guide to the Model City of Chengdu and its Sichuan Traditions!