Xiamen Airlines has a new "One Fare - Two Cities" promotion for travellers from Australia. The new flight provides an alternative route to the Hong Kong flight path and the opportunity to discover these Xiamen attractions on the way to Macao. It may be just one square kilometre in size,...
When snow falls on the Great Wall of China, the scenery looks like a page from a picture book. I’ve visited the Great Wall twice in the past, during peak tourist seasons, and have never thought of the attraction as a romantic spot. Until now. If you're looking for...
When you visit a new place, it's often the more unusual sights you encounter in your journey that sticks in your mind. In China, you might gush at the sight of the Forbidden Palace, the Great Wall (which is beautiful in winter) or Xian's Terracotta Warriors. But it's the...
The mountains of Yunnan are a world away from industrialised contemporary China. A Yunnan holiday offers a serene mountain getaway with classic spots like Tiger Leaping Gorge and World Heritage Lijiang. But it's also worth planning a few days in Shangri La. Maybe it's the consequences of landing at an...
Lijiang’s cobblestone laneways, slanting rooflines and ancient canals are out of a Chinese fairytale. Add to this, Lijiang's Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and you have the makings of a fairyland. After dark, this World Heritage town is full of Cinderellas. It's a bit of a contrast to the natural beauty...
Along the Tea Horse Route, between Lijiang and Shangri-La in China (yes there is a real place called Shangri-La), is a place of immense beauty where you will experience a memorable Yunnan adventure. This is not just a stopover but a destination that deserves to be considered and a...
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