With a population of over 1.35 billion, China is the most populous country in the world. Covering over 9.7million square kilometres of land, China is famous for its ancient culture, for its language, cuisine and being home to iconic sites such as the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Army. Top Chinese destinations include Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai.


6 Great Things to Do During Your Jiuzhaigou Tour

Have you ever heard about heaven on earth? Maybe they were talking about Jiuzhaigou. Located in the mountainous region of Sichuan Province, China, Jiuzhaigou Valley is a popular UNESCO world Heritage Site with charming natural scenery of colorful lakes, majestic waterfalls, ...

Must see attractions in China

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If you are exploring famous attractions to travel in China, you don’t want to miss any of these spots. They may not all be regarded as unique wonders of the world, but all of these locations offer something to everyone. ...

5 Must Try Foods in Lhasa, Tibet

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Visiting Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, can be your dream come true if you are a food lover.  Although Tibet is considered by China as one of its provinces, the food is truly unique and differs a lot from ...

A guide to seeing a Chinese Opera in Beijing

Dancing. Singing. Martial arts. Pantomime. Acrobatics. No, it’s not the latest Hollywood blockbuster hitting a movie screen near you. It’s actually Beijing opera (also known as Peking opera), a traditional art form that’s now considered to be one of China’s ...

5 things to do in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a thrilling,exciting, intense city. So much, that you can get a little lost. And by a little, I mean a lot. Here is a quick guide to a few cool things to do, so you can enjoy ...

What to do in Taipei, Taiwan

Twenty years ago, Taipei was known as an industrial wasteland. But since then, the factories and pollution has been cleared away, revealing a city that has preserved cultural relics of Ancient China and making room for a new modern metropolis. ...

Train journeys in China

Follow Joe and Laura on their overland group tour of China. The winners Intrepid Travel’s recent “Twitter Treasure Hunt” competition. The great railway hurrah We’ve done our two main travelling stints across China on overnight sleeper trains and the last ...

Suzhou – Overland tour of China

Our Intrepid explorers continue their Chinese adventure. Joe and Laura are the winners of Intrepid Travel’s recent “Twitter treasure hunt”. Follow them on their overland adventure through China. A breath of fresh air and Herding Cats: a beginners guide Today ...

Terracotta army in Xi’an, China

Joe and Laura are the lucky winners of an overland tour of China thanks to Intrepid Travel and their “Twitter Treasure Hunt”. Follow them on their adventures and find out what a group tour from Intrepid is really like. Arriving ...