The Beijing Layover Itinerary – How To See Beijing During A Layover

Lesezeit: 5 Minuten When I flew back home to Germany from Seoul, I had a Beijing layover and decided to book the flight with the longest layover possible to venture out into the city! I had a total of 14 hours to spend a whole day in the Chinese capital to explore everything and a little more! Even if you are in…

The Best Compact Shanghai Itinerary

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Are you traveling to China and want to see as many awesome places as you can in a short time? If so, you probably shouldn’t spend too much time exploring Shanghai, China’s second largest metropolis, and rather invest more time in admiring China’s natural beauties such as the marvelous karst hills in Guilin or the…

The 5 Best Ways To Experience Xishuangbanna

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten Yunnan is one of the most traveled provinces in China, if not Asia. However, have you ever heard of “Xishuangbanna”? In my opinion, it’s one of the most underrated travel destinations and not many people have heard of it. When I traveled this region in the province of Yunnan this summer, it simply took my…

The Best 48 Hours Spent Exploring Kunming, China

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten Yunnan is said to be one of the most beautiful provinces in China. It’s capital Kunming, nicknamed “City of Eternal Spring”, doesn’t disappoint when it comes to traveling. I spent 2 weeks traveling Yunnan in summer 2015 and started out exploring Kunming due to the convenient location and transport connections by plane, bus and train. I…

5 Things I’ve Learned From Teaching English In China

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten Even though I never imagined myself to become an ESL teacher, I slipped into it and am really happy with the experience. I enjoy teaching and improving the future of my students. Teaching in a foreign country is a great opportunity to learn more about the culture and the way people think in the country.…

Tsingtao Beer Museum: A Must In Qingdao

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Qingdao was the first stop of my two-week Chinese New Year trip. The city had been on my travel bucket list for a while and I was so excited to finally make it over there. Especially the city’s history of German occupation attracted me. Germany wasn’t a big imperial power unlike the British, French or…

How To Conquer The Great Wall in Half A Day

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Beijing was the first place I had ever been to in China. In early summer 2012, I had the opportunity to visit the Chinese capital for a whole week with our University Chinese course. It was super exciting and an experience I will never forget. That’s why I was super happy when I had the…

A Complete Guide To Zhangjiajie National Park in China

Lesezeit: 5 Minuten I already talked about my amazing trip to Fenghuang in the western part of Hunan Province but I totally forgot to write a post about Zhangjiajie for you! It’s been a few weeks since the trip but a good travel recommendation is never too late!  It was a wonderful trip but also had a very…

Complete Guide to Fenghuang Ancient Town in China

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5 Things I’ve Learned From Working In A Chinese Company

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten It’s been 3 months, since I started working in a Chinese company here in Changsha, Hunan Province. Unlike the “typical” foreigner image in China, I do not teach English but work in the Marketing Department of a Chinese-German company selling computer accessories worldwide. As of now, I am the only foreigner working in the company…

Traveling China by Bus and Train

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten China is a country with a variety of sceneries: it has mountains, beaches, lakes, valleys, rivers, deserts, ice and much much more to offer. With its 22 provinces, the country has plenty of tourist attractions and something to offer for everyone. Luckily, China’s infrastructure is getting more and more advanced and more and more cities…

Heyuan: One of China’s Hidden Treasures

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten Since China is such a huge country, there are thousands of unique places to travel to. From the big cultural sights in Beijing and Xi’an over great landscape in Guilin and Yangshuo to developed metropoles like Shenzhen: The Middle Kingdom offers something for everyone. However, there is one place that unites culture, landscape and city…

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