China

Shanghai Express! Onboard China’s Fastest Train.

Shanghai Express! Onboard China’s Fastest Train. After spending almost a week in Beijing, it was time to pack my bags again and move on. I decided that the best way to get from Beijing to Shanghai was to get on board China’s fastest train- the CRH (China Railway High-speed).  Pro-tip: […]

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Chinese Street Fashion at 798 Art District, Beijing China.

Chinese Street Fashion at 798 Art District, Beijing China.   I was thrilled to find out that 798 Art District also had a thriving fashion scene. Dare I say- the best I’ve seen in Beijing! Apart from fantastic paintings and sculptures, you can also find emerging independent fashion labels and […]

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798 Art District Part 2: Paintings.

798 Art District Part 2: Paintings. Aside from the many unique sculptures found all over 798 Art District in Beijing, there are also- the paintings. Restaurants and cafes become  mini-art galleries featuring works from famous and emerging artists. The exterior walls of buildings burst with colourful graffiti art. Paintings on […]

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798 Art District: Contemporary Chinese Art Culture

798 Art District: Contemporary Chinese Art Culture. If you happen to visit Beijing and you like Art, Fashion, and even food; then look no further than the 798 art district in Chaoyang! This complex is lined with massive, old factory buildings and was once the hub of weapon making production […]

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Go to China: Forbidden City in Beijing.

Go to China: Forbidden City in Beijing. You must go to the Forbidden city in Beijing on your next China Holidays! Pictures below will show you why:   Growing up watching documentaries on National Geographic and obsessing about its amazing history- I finally visited the Forbidden City! What a breathtaking scene! […]

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The Great Wall of China.

The Great Wall of China. After a few weeks of travelling in Japan, we finally arrived in China. It was quite concerning what’s being broadcasted on the news about the great smog in Beijing (this was in November 2013). The Beijing hotel staff promptly warned us to bring some masks […]

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