Capturing Huangshan’s Magic: A Short Trip Guide

Towering trees perched on rocky heights in Huangshan against a beautiful natural background.

Capturing Huangshan or “Experience the Beauty of Huangshan: A Guide to a Short Trip” Introduction Located in the southern Anhui Province of China, Huangshan (黄山), literally meaning the Yellow Mountain(s), is a breathtaking mountain range that attracts millions of tourists every year. The majestic peaks, scenic hot springs, and serene forests are some of the reasons why this mountain range is so popular. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, nature lover, or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Huangshan has something to…

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Spot the Splendour of the Black Dragon Pool in Lijiang, Yunnan

Black Dragon Pool with Jade Dragon Mountain and red lantern in the background.

Or “Jade Spring Park’s Black Dragon Pool: Lijiang’s Splendor in Yunnan” Introduction During my recent trip to Yunnan, I had the pleasure of visiting the stunning Black Dragon Pool in Lijiang (丽江黑龙潭). It’s a popular tourist destination for its beautiful scenery and rich history. From the traditional architecture to the peaceful lake, and the magnificent Jade Dragon Mountain in the background, there was so much to see and explore. Lijiang Yuquan Park, also known as Black Dragon Pool or Jade Spring…

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Discover Pilu Temple’s Beauty and History in Nanjing

Pilu Temple in Nanjing with green Ginkgo included in Annual Nanjing Card

Introduction: Explore the Beauty and History of the Pilu Temple in Nanjing, China Located in Hanfu Street, Xuanwu District (汉府街4号毗卢寺), Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, the Pilu Temple (毗卢寺), is dedicated to the Viroccana Buddha, the supreme deity of Tantric Buddhism. The temple is renowned for its immense merit and virtue in expounding the secret essence of the Buddha’s heart, repenting of karmic obstacles, accumulating the sustenance of good fortune, and promoting the Buddha’s teachings for…

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Explore Xishuangbanna – Top Attractions and Things to Do in Yunnan.

Two women's reflections in a pond with waterlilies in Manting Park

Introduction: Xishuangbanna (西双版纳傣族自治州 / ᦈᦹᧈ ᦈᦹᧈ ᦵᦋᦲᧁᧈ ᦘᦱ ᦉᦱ ᦺᦑ ᧑᧒ ᦗᧃ ᦓᦱ), also known as Jinghong, is located in the very south of Yunnan, close to the borders of Burma and Laos. This region is known for its unique climate, being tropical and having a dry season in winter. Xishuangbanna is also home to a diverse group of ethnic minorities, such as the Dai Minority. Best known is the water festival of the Dai minority.  The Dai Water-Sprinkling Festival: The water festival, also known as the Dai Water-Sprinkling Festival,…

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