Nowadays China has switched from cash to mobile payment nearly entirely. Unfortunately, up until now in order to use this service, one had to have a bank card from a Chinese bank. That understandably left a huge population of foreign tourists outside the system. Now it’s about to change. If you’re planning a trip to China, see what you should do in order to access this service.
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…
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.
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...
Are you coming to Krakow for the World Youth Day? Here you'll find some information that can help you to get around. Weather, money, transport, safety and more...
Do you have a power bank? Do you want to take it to China? If yes, you might have a problem. See why...
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)...
Small island lost somewhere at the South China Sea. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, no electricity during the day time. Place where time seams to stop. Check what you can do and see in this little piece of paradise (there’s underwater film as well).
When you travel to another country one of the first lessons to learn is what you can bring with you and what items might cause problems at the border. The same question implies to shipping things to/from China. For example you might wonder if you’re allowed to send your family year worth of chicken feet supply for Christmas. Check what our guest writer – Mike from Internationalmoving company has to say about the topic - import/export regulations.
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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