VOC's Travel BLOG
Our Travel Blog is where we share our real life travel experiences with you. We also provide information on Chinese culture, Chinese cuisine, and much more. We hope that this information helps you in some way, whether it be in designing a China tour, or just gives you interesting information on a new and exciting place.
Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival in China. From end of the last month to beginning of the first month by lunar calendar, people all over China celebrate the festival in many ways. Activities to celebrate New Year in Xi’an, one of the ancient capitals in China, are especially full of local flavor and characteristics.
The beauty of Yellow Mount lies in its endless changes, and its supreme sights varies in each season. If you want to know more about the Mount Huangshan’s full view and experience its charm, you’d better visit it in different seasons and climates. Have a travel to Yellow Mount in this winter, you will find it has become a crystal world.
On December 15, the Wanda Group signed an agreement with the municipal government of Guilin, plans to invest 24 billion yuan building a mega cultural tourism city of Guilin. It is so far the largest tourism investment in Guangxin Zhuang Autonomous Region and will greatly improve the quality of China tours to Guilin.
Developing HSR in China does not only bring great convenience to domestic people’s life, but also provide another way of transport to foreign tourists when they are travelling in China. More HSR rail lines are being built each year, linking China’s cities, making travel in China quicker and more convenient than ever before. Visitors can now take China tours using only HSR, adding another aspect to traveling in China.
When you are planning a China tour, hotel arrangement would be naturally considered. For after spending an entire day on a China tour, a good night’s rest is especially important. Recently more visitors prefer staying at family-style or garden-style hotels rather than in larger star-rated hotels. In picturesque Guilin there are some beautiful garden-style hotels which offer an excellent environment, services and amenities. The best of these hotels are the Guilin Yi Royal Palace and the Guilin Zizhou Four-season Resort.
“If you didn’t watch ‘Where are we going, dad?’ there would be no common language with others”, though exaggerated the reality show "Where are we going, dad?" broadcasted by a Chinese provincial TV is really popular in China at present. Besides curiosities to star fathers’ private lives, the ways they adopted to get along with their kids and children’ lovely performances, the six filming sites carefully chosen for twelve episodes is also a reason attracting eyeballs.
Imperial Summer Villa of Chengde is ranked to be one of China’s top royal gardens. 1994, it was included in the world cultural heritage list. Located in Chengde City, Hebei Province of China, it wass a popular summer resort for emperors and dignitaries in Qing Dynasty and also the biggest Imperial Garden in the world.
The sceneries are so incredibly beautiful. Snow mountains, Colored Pool, Swan Lake, Mirror Lake, Pearl Shoals Waterfall and Colorful Lakes. Up and down, tiredness and comfort, disappointment and ecstasy – Jiuzhaigou National Park, a tour place where amazing happens, everything happens.
- The ancient town of Xitang - A wonderful afternoon of original China town, coffee and great songs-by Ellen
- Three Gorges – Getting addicted to someplace I used to know-by Thomas
- A Bite of China – Transformation from Soybean to Tofu-by ajeet singh
- Guilin/Yangshuo Li River Cruise by Speedboat-by Gerard
- Guilin/Yangshuo Li River Cruise by Speedboat-by Elizabeth
- A Trip to the Dong Minority Area, Part Ⅱ-by Gaas
- My Trip to Gansu Province: Zhangye - amazing Danxia landform-by Cris
- A Trip to the Little Zhangjiajie - Lotus Mountain-by Nancy