The Yangtze River winds more than 4,000 miles (6,400 kilometers) through Central China past some of the country’s biggest and most important cities. While traveling through China generally entails early mornings and tons of walking to see all the sights, cruising the Yangtze River allows you to slow down and enjoy some of the best natural scenery China has to offer. Since the river plays such a prominent role in Chinese economics and folklore, you’ll gain some understanding of just how far China has come in the last few decades.
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September 24, 2012
In a country as large as China, hiking, trekking and climbing opportunities abound, but for many Chinese outdoors-enthusiasts, climbing the five sacred Taoist mountains is a lifelong goal. Besides housing at least one temple, all important pilgrimage spots, each of the sacred peaks are beautiful in their own right.
November 28, 2011
Located in southwest China, Sichuan is known for being a sleepy place to do some quiet tourism. Similarly, in its largest city, Chengdu, having a laid-back day is at the forefront of most visitors’ agendas. Here are a few ways to do that most effectively:
September 19, 2011
Famous for being one of the most picturesque areas in China, Guilin’s spectacular karst scenery is every travel photographer’s dream, and floating along the serene Li River as you gaze at the breathtaking vistas is a not-to-be missed experience.