Zhada County – Small Place of Big Wonders

Sandwiched between the GangdisĂȘ and Himalayan mountain ranges, Zhada is a small county in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region with only 10,000 residents. But it stands as the birthplace of the once prosperous and powerful Guge Kingdom. Today, traces of the ancient civilization can still be found in the ruins of the palaces which date […]

A nip of nature on Beijing’s outskirts

City dwellers in Beijing often find themselves longing for fresh air, blue skies and green trees. Such pleasures often demand long trips and mountains of spare time. But those unable to take a big vacation can still enjoy themselves for a few days just outside the city. A mere 80 kilometers outside the hustle and […]

Top 10 Summer Resort in China (I)

1. Chengde Summer Resort It is located in the northern part of Chengde City in Hebei province, the largest existing imperial garden in China, listed in the directory of the cultural heritages by the UNESCO. It occupies an area of 5,640,000 square meters and is twice as large as the Summer Palace in Beijing. It […]