Interesting facts about China

silk road

What Was The Silk Road?

Hate to break it to you but it wasn’t made out of silk – it wasn’t even a road as such. So what exactly was the Silk Road?  The Silk Road’s name came from the primary material transported on this trade route. A more apt title would be a silk...

where you should not tip

Where In The World 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

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...

Traditional chinese clothing

The Traditional Culture of 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.  ...

giant buddhas

The world’s most impressive, 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 spectacular street markets

Discover the most spectacular street markets on the planet

If you’ve had the opportunity to travel to modernised, developed countries, you will know that the same commercial chains show up in almost every corner of the world. However, there is one thing that many cities try to preserve, since there are few things as charming as street markets with...

most dangerous roads

The TOP 8 most dangerous roads in the world you simply cannot miss

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...

the most beautiful lakes in the world

These are the most beautiful lakes in the world you must visit

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...

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TOP 12 + 5 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...