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Guide To: Chinese Trains

The train has been a consistently reliable form of travel both within and between many nations for centuries, and one that’s still actively used by travellers today. China is one of those nation that thinks so too, which a considerable rail system which is spread over the vast expanses of the country. If you were…

By TravellingWelshman May 22, 2019 0

Top 8 Highlights: Harbin

Harbin; nicknamed the “Ice City”, the capital of the Northern province of Heilongjiang is nestled in the region formally known as Manchuria. The city of Harbin has become a central hub of the North-East of China, and an area that has received vast influence from surrounding cultures and historic conquerors. Evidence of which can be…

By TravellingWelshman April 18, 2019 0

Xi’an

Xi’an is a city with immense history, stretching back to the birthplace of ancient Chinese civilisation. As well as being the former imperial capital for successions of emperors and dynasty’s, the city became the terminal end of the Silk Road, bringing with it influence from the Middle East. The city is also home to one…

By TravellingWelshman April 10, 2019 0

Travel Plan: Jingpo Lake

This is undoubtedly one of the highlight attractions when it comes to the North-East of China. Although not having that much of an international reputation it is however revered by the locals as a widely recognised cultural attraction. Jingpo Lake and its surrounding natural attractions are even recognised as an important national and historic interest…

By TravellingWelshman March 20, 2019 0

The North-East Tour – Harbin

The first step of my North Eastern tour would take me to the capital of China’s northern-most province Heilongjiang; the bustling city of Harbin. The city known as serves as the central hub for a historical interweaving of cultures originating from neighbouring nations, historical conquerors and prosperous foreigners alike. Known as “Ice City”, the city…

By TravellingWelshman February 10, 2019 0

Beijing Guide: Yunmeng Gorge

When it comes to travelling there are two different kinds of experiences you could have. First are the well-known sightseeing spots that the area is renowned for, known world over. They include experiences found with a little bit of research and sites offered as part of a package tour. These unfortunately include the ghastly tourist…

By TravellingWelshman November 23, 2018 0

Beijing Guide: The Ming Tombs

Beijing holds many extraordinary historical artefacts that honour of their mighty historical power and significance. The sacred UNESCO site is visited by millions of foreigners and locals alike paying their respects to the nations forefathers. The mausoleums of the Ming Tombs ceresing the southern edges of the Tiānshòu Mountain remain as a genuine site of…

By TravellingWelshman November 10, 2018 0

Beijing Guide: The Temple of Heaven

When a typical person is asked to picture Beijing, they’ll most likely cast up images of the Great Wall, the mighty Forbidden City or perhaps the neighbouring Tiananmen Square. For most Beijingers, the Temple of Heaven is one of the country’s greatest national treasures, representing as the perfect example of their unique culture and history,…

By TravellingWelshman July 25, 2018 4