China Travel Articles
An Oriental Sojourn – A Fortnight in China Independent travel in China was a whole new experience for Leah, she came back with great memories and great expertise in sign language How to Do Hong Kong on a Budget: Where to Spend & What to Skip Hong Kong is notoriously expensive, but seeing the city on a budget doesn't have to mean skipping all the fun stuff. Mary Richardson tells you where it makes sense to spend some of your precious travel budget. The World’s Messiest Festivals If your vacation won't be complete without getting dirty in another country, then join BootsnAll staff writer Jessica Spiegel as she visits the world's messiest festival celebrations. How Canned Peas Changed the Way I Think About Travel: An Essay on Returning Home What do canned peas have to do with travel? Jon Wick explains how a dinner conversation about peas reminded him about one of the most important lessons of traveling. 10 Miniature City Marvels Around the World People who love to travel efficiently might be interested in some of the miniature cities around the world, where you can see whole towns at a glance. Deanna Hyland lists 10 of the best here. Visiting the World’s Highest Stupa – Famen, China Michael Kan took a day-trip from Xi'an to visit what's said to be the world's highest stupa, and finds plenty of reasons why a quick trip wasn't enough. Hangzhou, More Than a Good Cup of Joe – Hangzhou, China After teaching English three years and traveling Asia, Virginia Fortner landed in China's "Second Only to Heaven" destination, Hangzhou. It's clean and green. Good coffee is secondary. 7 of the World’s Best Chinatowns Some people joke that all Chinatowns look alike, but if you look carefully you'll see plenty of differences. Andy Hayes highlights 7 of his favorites from around the planet. Tunxi – My Aim Is True – China Falling in love with rural China, Bill Pfeffer discovers unexpected pleasures, dramatic scenery, and a simple way of life. Xian – Honor Thy Father Xian is more than just the Terra Cotta Warriors, a place where Bill Pfeffer will always remember the new friends he met and the best friend he lost.