Category: China

Quanzhou Fujian

Quanzhou: hidden treasures of Fujian

Quanzhou is a paradise for all the tourists from every corner of the world. It is a super modern city-port and an ancient city with rich and diverse history. It remains one of the world’s biggest ports for more than three centuries and the starting point of the Maritime Silk Road. The city was known to Arab traders […]

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HONG KONG

Hong Kong… Its so well recognized skyline may be seen sparkling in the full sun or in the cloud like this day, which only adds to the majestic view of the skyscrapers… I could probably spend hours just admiring the changing shades of the clouds on the glass and bypassing boats of all calibers from […]

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Yantai-the hidden gem of China

Formerly known as Zhifu or Chefoohe, the city of Yantai and its surrounding area located in Shandong province of eastern China. The city is a port and a true coastal gem, also known as “Fairyland on Earth” and “The City of Wine”. You will enjoy the blue skies and golden beaches, crystal seas rich in […]

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Old Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun native place in Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun Native Place in Shaoxing, China Zhou Shuren (Pen Name; Lu Xun), one of the most influential thinkers in East Asia during the 20th century,  the spirit of modern China, plays a large part in the forming of the modern China we know today. He had sound knowledge in writing, translation and the fine […]

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Lijiang River, China

Traveling to Yangshuo and Hong Kong with the family

Traveling to Yangshuo and Hong Kong with the family   Traveling to China with family and kids is fun experience, full of adventures and physical activities… After looong flight, we catch the speed train to Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China Trains in China are very comfortable and relatively inexpencive, and almost always ontime.

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Caribbean Postcards

Postcard Collecting- Deltiology-Tropical Island Postcard

Postcard Collecting-Deltiology- hobby of postcard collecting It seems that the old hobby of Postcard collecting ( Deltiology)  and postcards exchange is still alive , although passed through turbulent times, and evolved into club activity.  After some research we found more than eighty active postcard clubs around the world. Please send your Postcard Collectors Club info […]

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Traveling with Children to China. Part #3 Xi’an and Qingdao

We loved Mian Shan area so much that we decided to postpone our planned trip to Xi’an in few hours, and take a speed train afternoon. So..whole morning we explored new areas of Mian Shan with Beautiful Taoist temples and valleys. Our favorites are: Chess Cave in Qixuan Valley Zhujia Hollow Area It takes almost […]

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Traveling with children to China, Part#2 Pingyao and Mian Shan

Pingyao and Mian Shan. Traveling to China with children Beijing Railway Station From Beijing Railway Station we took overnight train to Pingyao. Even we  booked our tickets well in advance, the softsleeper was sold out, and we had left with hard sleeper choice only. Before the trip I worried about safety, and personal belongings in […]

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CHINA, traveling with children Part #1 Beijing

When I visited Qingdao, China on my first trip, right from the first day, I came up with idea that I have to come again with my whole family. Children must see the different world, different culture and traditions,..show to them that not the whole world speak English…That there are places where you have to […]

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Tax Deductible Travel! Volunteer vacationing spots in the world!

Save Money with Tax Deductible Travel Volunteer vacationers can get money back on project contribution costs Online release with images: http://new.pitchengine.com/pitches/a794efb2-a0e4-4795-bbd4-5358e1ff4303 Vacationers who thought certain destinations would be out of financial reach might want to investigate the tax deductions available with volunteer vacations. Travellers who participate in specific volunteer programs can deduct contributions and expenses […]

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