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!
Guilin rice noodle is a traditional snack of the Han nationality (China's main nationality) with long history. Due to its unique flavor, it is very popular among locals as well as people who come to visit Guilin. Nowadays because of installing machines to replace manual labor, rice noodle can be produced in great amount every early morning, so it becomes cheap and serves as breakfast for most Guilin people in the morning.
Generally the Li River cruise refers to the part from Guilin City (Zhujiang or Mt. Mopan Pier) to Yangshuo County. A new route on Li River, i.e. from Yangshuo to Pingle (a county also belongs to Guilin), was formally opened in April this year. Beautiful sceneries, delicious food, good tour organization...the boat tour from Yangshuo to Pingle on Li River is really worth a try during your tour in Guilin.
When we talk about Zhangjiajie, the first that comes to mind must be the beautiful scenery --the charming nature and the majestic mountains which towering into the sky. The forest park there has not only fresh air but extremely magnificent continuous and lapped limestone peaks. Now an attraction, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, is going to be a new hottest topic of this wonderland.
Located on Leizhou Peninsula, the one in the southernmost part of Guangdong Province, Zhanjiang has a very long history and it was one of the earliest starting points on the Marine Silk Road. It is developing fast and the speeds of some aspects are even faster than those of national and provincial growth, besides, benefit from the beautiful environment, good temperature and excellent seafood, Zhanjiang has become a popular destination among Chinese these years.At the beginning of 2016 I made a wonderful trip to Zhanjiang and the trip was so nice that I could not hold the excitement to share my experiences with my friends.
Miao, which is one of the 55 ethnic minorities in China, make great value of their cultures concealed in clothing. Some Miao still keep their customs such as wearing ethnic clothes, singing folk songs, and celebrating their festivals. Especially for the clothing, Miao women would spend large percent of money on gorgeous clothes and various silver accessories.
Longsheng County in Guilin is well-known for marvelous terraced rice fields and rich cultures of ethnic minorities. Locals respect the land they living by and generally express their deep reverence through various activities, many festivals are consequently celebrated in the area throughout a year. Combing Rice Seedling Festival is one among these colorful activities. As a traditional folk festival in Longji Rice Terraces scenic area, it is held around the Grain in Ear (one of the 24 solar terms) every year.
2015 China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) Tourism Exhibition will be held in Guilin, a famous tourist city in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region from May 29-31, 2015. Information from local government that all preparations are being carried out smoothly and it is expected to attract over 800 enterprises and more than 300 overseas buyers, as well as visitors from over 60 countries and regions.
It is generally known that China is a large agricultural country, though numerous peasants flood into cities to seek jobs these years, people in Longsheng County of Guilin hold fast to the land and still pay much attention to agriculture. Every year the Spring Ploughing Festival is held in Dragon's Backbone (literally Longji) Rice Terraces Scenic Area of Longsheng, attracting visitors from around the world.