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  • Asia,  China,  Guides

    The Ultimate Beijing Guide: The Forbidden City

    The true centrepiece of Beijing and indeed the greater Chinese dynasties of old, the Forbidden City was once the home to the nation’s most powerful emperors and remains a living guide to the once-mighty empire. For centuries, as the name…

  • Asia,  China,  Top Lists

    Top 20 Highlights: Xi’an

    There are a few cities richer in historical significance than the city of Xi’an. Once the ancient capital of Imperial China, it played host to countless dynasties and distant merchants. The city was brought to international recognition by its jaw-dropping…

  • Asia,  China,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Beijing

    For centuries, Beijing has been the centre of one of the most mysterious cultures in human history. Whether it’s past Imperial emperors ruling land-conquering dynasties or today’s modern metropolis, the city has always represented the power and cultural influence of…

  • Asia,  China,  Discussions

    Chinese Kids with Western Names

    Ever wondered how your parents chose your name? Maybe you were named after a family member, or more likely your name was completely picked at random from a long potential list. Many people will even have a bit of resentment…

  • China,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Shanghai

    Shanghai is a city which has transcended its Chinese heritage and has in many ways become its own independent international city. Since the city’s humble beginnings it has been influenced by all manner of cultures which has had a lasting…

  • Discussions,  Taiwan

    COVID in Taiwan: The Secret of Success

    Currently, the majority of the world is experiencing a small-scale apocalypse. The entire globe has come to a complete standstill as it suffers through the worst global pandemic in centuries. I wouldn’t know anything about that, as I’m currently living…

  • China,  Guides

    The Ultimate Travel Plan: The Terracotta Warriors

    The Terracotta Warriors are one of the most significant archaeological excavations in human history and is rightly considered one of the most incredible and best-known attractions in China. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a large collection of life-size sculptures…