Since I got back to China from my trip do DPRK, this was one of the questions I was asked a lot. North Korea is often perceived as an expensive travel destination, the fact which effectively discourages a lot of travelers from visiting the Hermit Kingdom. However, the actual travel costs can seem indeed very … Read more

This Awesome Place in Northeast China You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

More often associated with vast monotonous plains, industrial cities and brutal winters, the North East of China (commonly referred to as Dongbei) does not usually receive much love from the travelers. Only a few hot spots attract major tourist traffic. These include the colorful vibrant city of Harbin, famous for its Russian heritage and the spectacular Snow and Ice Festival, … Read more

Jindao Canyon – the Best Place to Escape the Hassle of Chongqing?

Located spectacularly at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing rivers, the massive city of Chongqing raises from the mountains, with its countless skyscrapers and tower blocks dominating the skyline. Back in 1997, the eastern part of Sichuan was “torn off” to form one of China’s four direct-controlled municipalities alongside Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai. Thanks to that the largest city proper in … Read more