Tag: China

The Many Ways To Experience Victoria Harbour

The Many Ways To Experience Victoria Harbour

Perhaps the best harmony of natural and manmade beauty occurs in Hong Kong.  The instantly recognizable Victoria Harbour is a stunning sight and alone makes any trip to Hong Kong worth it.  The harbour takes on a variety of looks and you will want to […]

A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

Like many religious sites in large Asian cities, the Wong Tai Sin Temple sits as a serene refuge amongst the bustle of a modern metropolis.  Thanks to a short but storied past and ease of access, the temple has become one of the most popular […]

Conquering Hong Kong Disneyland: A Guide To The First Disney Park in China

Conquering Hong Kong Disneyland: A Guide To The First Disney Park in China

Overview   Hong Kong Disneyland opened in 2005 as the first Disney resort in China.  It is jointly owned by Disney and the government of Hong Kong.  Located on reclaimed land on Lantau Island it is easily accessible from both Downtown Hong Kong and Hong […]

The Seven Must See’s of Macau

The Seven Must See’s of Macau

The eclectic mix of influences from China, Portugal, and Las Vegas combine to make Macau a memorable place to visit for any traveler.  It was once an outpost for the vast Portuguese empire.  It was turned over to China and made a Special Administrative Region. […]

A View From The Top: Visiting The Highest Observation Deck in The World

A View From The Top: Visiting The Highest Observation Deck in The World

Like many metropolises, one of the best ways to see Shanghai is looking down on it from above.  There are certainly no shortage of options to choose from in.  There are observation decks in iconic Oriental Pearl TV Tower, World Financial Center, Jin Mao Tower, […]

The In’s And Outs Of Visa Free Transit Within Mainland China

The In’s And Outs Of Visa Free Transit Within Mainland China

With very few exceptions, travel to mainland China requires obtaining a visa.    This requires additional time to get the visa and an added expense.  The cost of a visa varies widely depending on where you are coming from and the type of visa you […]