VOC's Travel BLOG
Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!
One of our customer group would take a Yangtze cruise tour downstream (Chongqing to Yichang) on August 1st – 4th, so I took this opportunity for a business trip to meet our customers, to coordinate the matters on the cruise ship and update latest information about the cruise on our website.
Yongding Tulou (earth building) of Xiamen is unique rural dwellings of the Hakka people in Fujian Province. Tulou is a gem in Chinese architecture for its long history, distinct styles, magnificent scale and exquisite structure. In total, there are about 360 circular Tulou and more than 4000 circular ones in Yongding.
South Anhui Province is known to travelers for its historic villages, famous Hongcun, Xidi, and many other unknown Xiuli, Bishan, Nanping, Guanlu…. all of them were built in Ming and Qing dynasties in typical Hui-style: white walls, black tiles, standing by the water and elegantly mirrored in it. The comfortable beauty of such picture captivates many tourists.
July is the hottest time in China, and a small tourism peak packed with travellers. To beat the crowds and see beautiful sceneries simultaneously, you need some other recommendations. In right time to visit right places, you will get surprising experiences.
On June 22 at the 38th World Heritage Convention in Qatar’s capital Doha, the World Heritage Committee approved China’s declaration of the Grand Canal, and China’s united declaration with Kazakhstan and Kyrghyzstan of the Silk Road to be world heritages. World Heritage Committee considers China’s Grand Canal is the world’s longest and oldest artificial watercourse, and the largest civil engineering project before the industrial revolution.
Guiyang, inhabited by more than 20 minorities, is a city of deep breath of life and local characteristics. For those travel to Guiyang for the first time, food maybe the primary theme, the specialty Fish in Sour Soup, fried bean curd, deep-fried bean curd balls and potatoes in high streets and back lanes…However, Guiyang, also known as a summer resort, is more than that and definitely a superb choice to get away scorching sun for a cool summer vacation.
When it comes to Guilin, you may figure out the elegant karst landscape of Li River, the poetic idyllic scenery in Yangshuo, the amazing winding terraced fields in Longsheng....however, Guilin and its surrounding counties offer more choices than that for a dissimilar Guilin tour other than the fixed itineraries on ads.
The first time got to know watchtowers in Guangdong was from the famous Chinese film Let the Bullets Fly, and I was shocked not only by the story but also by some architecture in it. They combine both the Chinese and western building styles including ancient Greek, Roman and Islamic ones, simple but revealing the deep sense of history.
- A Trip to the Little Zhangjiajie - Lotus Mountain-by Sophy
- The most terrifying bridge in the world will open soon-by Kitty
- A Trip to the Little Zhangjiajie - Lotus Mountain-by H.P.Heltzel
- Can not miss Shanghai Disneyland, China-by Mahesh
- Can not miss Shanghai Disneyland, China-by Lucy
- To encounter nonconventional sites in Guilin - a different but splendid tour-by Haphine
- My Trip to Gansu Province: Zhangye - amazing Danxia landform-by Denise
- Great weekend in Silver Cave scenic area, Guilin-by Mari