Xi’an was named Chang’an in ancient times and it is more than 3,000 years old. The modern is pleasant cosmopolitan and worth visiting for many reasons besides but the Terracotta Warriors alone is what brings most tourists. “if you have not been to Xi’an, you have not been to China!”
The region surrounding Guilin is arguably one of the most beautiful parts of China, but it certainly is one of the most popular backpacker “must see” targets. The karst terrain, is eroded into fantastic shapes, with equally fantastic names, and it offers many cliffs that are ideal for rock climbing Read more →
The Forbidden City is situated in the heart of Beijing, and houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty, it served as the home of emperors, and was the ceremonial and political center of China.
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups Read more →