Interesting facts about China

where should you not tip

Tipping is a complicated affair. If you don’t leave a tip while in the US, you will be greeted with a look of disdain; equally, you’d get a similar response when giving the waiter a few extra Yen in Japan. So, where should you not tip? Here we’ve outlined eight...

the coldest cities in the world

There are two exceptional remedies for the winter blues: escaping to warmer climes and looking at how bad others have got it. Dealing with the biting winds of February may seem tough – but imagine braving the commute in one of these coldest cities in the world.  Harbin, Heilongjiang, China Tucked away...

Chinese Clothing

The influence of traditional Chinese clothing on the West dates back to the Silk Road. More recently, traditional Chinese garments have worked their way into popular culture through films such as Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and the Kill Bill Volumes. However, creating clothes with such lasting appeal didn’t happen overnight.  ...

Tea Ceremonies Around The World

The origins of the humble cuppa go back 5,000 years. According to Chinese mythology, emperor Shen Nung stumbled across tea after falling ill from poison. Fortunately for him, leaves drifted into his mouth, and upon chewing them he was cured. As a result tea ceremonies became an important part of...

unmissable-giant-buddhas

Religions are characterised by their divine beings, and Buddhism is no exception. There are several deities that can be found throughout Asia, so if you enjoy looking at works of art while on organised trips, we can tell you where to find the most spectacular giant buddhas in the world....

most dangerous roads

Driving a car tends to be rather monotonous, especially when you take the same routes day after day. There are plenty of roads that many of us have yet to discover, and the adrenaline rush that they offer makes them particularly exciting. Some of the world’s most dangerous roads are...

most beautiful lakes in the world

For nature lovers, we have a special post. Have you ever wondered which are the most beautiful lakes in the world? It is clear that the answer to this question cannot be completely objective. There are spectacular places in the world where we all want to have a trip to...

most-populated-cities-in-the-world-that-you-should-visit

There are trips for all tastes. Paradise and desert places, mountains, nature, beaches, sea, islands. What these places have in common is that they are the ideal place for rest. However, there are other types of destinations made for those who enjoy chaos to some degree. The most populated cities...

tips to travel to China

Traveling to China for the first time might seem like an adventure even for the most experienced travelers. China is a very big country and if you decide to know it, you could live one of life’s most impressive journeys. There are many barriers that could arise along the way...