Guangzhou Travel Guide

Travel Guides – Official website of the People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality. Guangzhou Travel Guide – City guide featuring attractions, shopping, markets, transport, accommodation, and a forum. Life of Guangzhou – English-language city portal of Guangzhou (also known as “Canton”) for foreigners who live, work, study and travel in Guangzhou. Blogs Singaporean in Guangzhou […]

Beijing Travel Guide

Travel Guides Visit Beijing – Beijing Travel Committee, a division of Beijing’s Municipal Government. Beijing Made Easy – Travel guide covering attractions, culture, flights, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. The Beijinger – Beijing event and directory listings, classifieds, and the latest news and reviews about life in Beijing. Timeout Beijing – Guide to events, restaurants, bars […]

Macau Travel Guide

Travel Guides Macau Tourism – Macau Government Tourism Office. Macau Closer – A monthly, bi-lingual, living and arts magazine providing in-depth information and commentary on life and news in Macau. – Macau hotels, dining, things to do. – Destination guide to Macau with information on maps, landmarks, churches, food and general Chinese culture. […]

Shanghai Travel Guide

Travel Guides Meet In Shanghai – The official Shanghai China travel website. Shanghai Expat – Forum and other resources for living in Shanghai (and useful for visitors as well). Shanghaiist – Shanghai news, food, arts and events. That’s Shanghai – Lifestyle magazine featuring arts, where to eat and drink, and feature stories. Shanghai Novice – […]

Hong Kong Travel Guides

Travel Guides Discover Hong Kong – Hong Kong Tourism Board. Hong Kong Page – A directory of sites about Hong Kong information, including hotels, transportation, shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and tours. China Mike Hong Kong Guide – Index page for all the China Mike Hong Kong pages. Hong Kong Travel – Information for Hong Kong Island, […]

Pudong Panorama, Shanghai – China

Pudong Panorama

[Pudong Panorama, Shanghai (click for larger image).] Following on from the skyline of Chongqing panorama is the ever growing skyline of Pudong in Shanghai, as viewed from The Bund. The tall building under construction is The Shanghai Tower, which at 632 metres is now the tallest in Shanghai. [Photo taken with iPhone 5 with it […]

Yangtze River Panorama, Chongqing – China

Yangtze River - Chongqing

[Yangtze River Panorama, Chongqing (click for larger image).] The skyline of Chongqing, as seen from the south bank of the Yangtze River. Along with the Yangtze River cable car, this river walk is the best way to view the city. [Photo taken with iPhone 5 with it built in panorama feature.] Travel Photos: Chongqing photo […]

The first meal I will eat when I get back is…

Beef Noodles - Shanghai

“What’s the first thing you are going to eat when you get back?” I asked Dan while we waited for our flight to Hanoi. “Fried eel soup.” Dan said this without missing a beat. He said it like he had already thought of this, and I asked him because I knew he would be the […]

Shanghai – revisiting an old favourite

Pudong - Shanghai

Shanghai was the final city on my seven city tour of Asia. I was last here three years ago and I spent about a month in the city. When I came here in 2010 I was actually considering moving to Shanghai – that is how much I liked it. As it turned out I could […]

Chongqing: The megacity of Southwest China

Chongqing - China

Quick question; who has heard of Chongqing? (Chinese readers are excluded from this poll). I first came to Chongqing in 2010 where I made a stopover on my way from Xi’an to Chengdu, and I recall having to look it up to see where it was. Turns out that Chongqing is technically the largest city […]