On the surface, Macau seems like an adult’s playground filled with casinos, racy stage productions and sophisticated Portuguese wine bars. But just like Vegas, its counterpart in the West, Macau has a lot more to offer than adult entertainment. Next time you’re in Macau with kids, consider these family friendly attractions and activities.
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February 25, 2013
China‘s mountains may not live up to the European Alps or the North American Rockies when it comes to snow sports, but that doesn’t mean skiers and boarders have to miss out on prime snow season due to travel in China. The northern portion of the country, particularly near Beijing and Harbin, ski opportunities abound. You’ll find that skiing in China allows you to experience new mountains with lower prices than ski resorts back home.
February 14, 2013
Famous for fuelling long-standing political tensions in the Chinese government, Tibet Autonomous Province is one of the most visual, spectacular provinces in China. Sky-soaring mountains and richly forested valleys are broken up by slow-moving ancient glaciers, active volcanoes, natural hot springs, lakes, swamps and prairies – you will see why this awe-inspiring place is called “Roof of the World”.
February 12, 2013
Xi’an is the historical capital of China and also called “the eternal city” and a must for culture and history buffs traveling to the great eastern nation. It was once one of the most remarkable cities in the world for several centuries during the reign of the Qin Dynasty in China and now is one of China’s most popular tourist attractions.
February 8, 2013
Of inestimable cultural and historic value, the famous Silk Road once connected ancient China to the outside world, and in some instances it still functions as a commercial trade route today. Along its path, you’ll discover numerous sites of particular interest. The following are just a few.
January 31, 2013
It goes without saying that massage is a delightful recreation whether you’re on vacation or not. If you’re traveling in China, you could do worse than availing yourself of the many opportunities for restorative reflexology and other treatments. The following bits of etiquette and points of order should help you pursue body work in the world’s most populous nation.
December 3, 2012
Xiamen, the most popular destination among Chinese domestic tourists, often gets overlooked by international travelers who are more familiar with the big cities like Beijing, Shanghai or Xian. The island formerly known as Amoy is one of the cleanest and most attractive cities in Fujian, a province considered to be one of the most beautiful in China.
October 8, 2012
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.
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.
February 2, 2012
After historical vicissitude over the past thousand years, the Chinese Buddhist pagoda worshipped by Buddhists has developed its own forms through long-term practice. According to classification, pagodas can be roughly divided into: pavilion-typed pagoda of Mahayana, dense-eave pagoda, single-floor pagoda, Lama pagoda, Vajra-based pagoda, Buddhist Pagoda of Hinayana, etc.