Qingyuan – A perfect escape from Shenzhen (or Guangzhou!)

Qingyuan – A perfect escape from Shenzhen (or Guangzhou!)

If you are looking for a getaway from the hustle of Shenzhen or Guangzhou, like I was, you might want to check out Qingyuan. It’s a city packed with hot springs, eco theme parks and natural attractions. Fast trains from Shenzhen or Guangzhou make it a quick journey, from Shenzhen North Station it takes around 1 hour and from Guangzhou North about 15 minutes and Guangzhou South about 30 minutes. There are trains from GZ that go to Yingde Station which is useful if you are going to the Baojing Palace (a special cave). read more

A Must See: The Historic Centre of Macau – Travel Guide

A Must See: The Historic Centre of Macau – Travel Guide

Exploring the Historic Centre is one of the top things to do in Macau and the cities number one tourist attraction also being inscribed on the World Heritage List. It’s a collection of buildings and temples that reflect the history of Macau, in particular, the history of east meets west, with most of the buildings reflecting the city’s Portuguese past. read more

The Forbidden City (Palace Museum) Beijing – Travel Guide

The Forbidden City (Palace Museum) Beijing – Travel Guide

The Forbidden City was once the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties and was originally constructed in the early 1400s. The city was once off-limits to the general public and home to 24 successive emperors. Now, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world attracting over 7 million visitors a year. read more