Huludao, Liaoning, Top 5 Reasons to Visit

Fishing village in Juehuadao

Huludao is located in Liaoning province in the northeast of China known as "Dong Bei".  Huludao is blessed with a great location on the beach with multiple nice beaches to hang out in the summer.  It … [Read more...]

Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, Top 5 Reasons to Visit

Local working on his Calligraphy on the street

Hohhot the capital of Inner Mongolia means Blue Sky in Mongolian.  Like many other places in Inner Mongolia you will get a chance to see the Mongolian ethnic group influence on the architecture and … [Read more...]

Baotou, Inner Mongolia, Top 5 Reasons to Visit

Saihan Tala Grasslands Yurts

BaoTou is the most populated city in Inner Mongolia and known to be booming.  The city has a few sweet spots to visit and an opportunity to see a bit of the local Mongol local ethnic minority group.  … [Read more...]

Yinchuan, Ningxia, Top 5 Reasons to Visit

XiXia Tombs 1 and 2

Yinchuan located in Ningxia is steeped in history and attractions, well worth the trip. Little known to foreigners the opportunities to explore are tremendous. One of the highlights are the ethnic … [Read more...]

Jue Hua Island, China’s north coast

Local North East Chinese style prepared fish

Juehuadao an island off of Huludao, Liaoning Province, China, is the first fishing village I have come across in China. Chinese people have said ‘there are no fishing villages’ but wiki dares to say … [Read more...]

Train Travel in China Tips

Hard Sleeper Bunks - train travel in China

I remember my first solo trip by train and that led me to many realizations for future trips. Sleeping beds. While traveling you will have a general choice of four traveling tickets, soft sleeper … [Read more...]