Have you ever watched any Chinese movie or drama that takes place in a historical setting? Have you ever wondered where the scenes were shot? The answer might surprise you, as they were not taken in Beijing, but in a small city in Zhejiang province. Welcome to Hengdian – Chinese Hollywood and the biggest film studio in Asia!
Have you ever dreamed to hop on the horse and just ride through the endless mountains? In Georgia it’s possible. See, how to do it…
Have you ever dreamed about travelling through total wilderness? Maciek and his friends did just that. Here is the story of their adventure in Kyrgystan and Uzbekistan enriched by photos of absolutely stunning places.
Guest article by Maciek…
Do you want to go for quiet holidays where you could swim, dive, hike and lazy around in a beautiful landscape? The Romblon Island is what you might be looking for.
Have you heard about Tablas Island? Me neither. That is why I thought it might be a nice place to go – somewhere, where you won’t trip over other tourists all the time. Was it worthwhile… Hell yeah!
Have you ever seen one of those funny photos or videos of people walking on shaky legs through the glass bridge? Most of those shots are probably from Zhangjiajie (where they shot the Avatar). Because of the extreme popularity of this attraction in a last few years, glass bridges have sprouted all across China. Jinyun (Zhejiang Province) just got one as well. Have a look…
Are you going to Kyoto? Do you wonder what you should see, do or where to go? Check! In this article you’ll find a short compilation of most interesting attractions this beautiful city has to offer.
Do you like travelling to places where hardly any tourists are? China has a multitude of those undiscovered gems. One of them are definitely the rapeseed terraces in Longquan county (Zhejiang province). Once a year this place turns into a scenery that could easily fit in a fairy-tale. See for yourself…
Are you planning to travel around China? Have you thought of coming to Lishui (Zhejiang Province)? Maybe you should. This city, and surrounding mountains, have much more to offer than you’d expect. And, what’s very rare nowadays, it’s still relatively undiscovered by tourists. See what this region has to offer…
Tokyo is a city of contrasts. Next to old streets and temples, you have skyscrapers with night clubs and coffee shops, with 'spirit of anime' at every step. Let's go for a virtual trip through the three most poplar districts. Each one has a distinct characteristics and leaves you with a different feeling.
Tired of skyscrapers and neons? How about trying slower pace environment for a change? Kamakura is a small town with plenty of shrines, woods and beaches conveniently located less then 1h train ride from Tokyo.
Are you staying in Tokyo? Have you thought about escaping the big city rush or simply going to a place, where most foreign tourists don't go? If yes, Mt. Takao might be just the right thing for you.. Check how to get there and what there's to see...
“Smoke arises from the Mountain of Doom”. Welcome to Mordor...
How many of you have seen a volcano? And how many of those who did, saw it erupting? This is truly a rare occurrence and if you had a chance to see it you should consider yourself incredibly lucky.
Read a story about a place where you can gaze at sunrise at this wonder of Mather Nature. Welcome to Mt Bromo.
Rare case of snow in Zhejiang province. See the photo gallery from Baiyun Mountain [en. Mountain of the White Clouds].
You might think: is there a point in going to a hot spring in a tropical country? Surprisingly it is. Besides - the hot spring itself isn’t the most interesting place in Poring. What is then? See for yourself (there are 2 films attached)...
Who am I?
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My name is Aga.
I come from Poland.
Currently (since October 2012) I’m working in China as an English teacher embracing my new life as a foreigner in the Far East. For more - look “About me” chapter.
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