Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Shanghai (Chinese: 上海) is the largest city in China in terms of population and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, with over 20 million people. The city is an emerging tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as the Bund and Xintiandi, its modern and ever-expanding Pudong skyline including the Oriental […]

Hainan Island (Chinese: 海南岛 literal meaning: “South of the Sea”) is the smallest province of the People’s Republic of China. When one thinks of tropical locales, Hainan Island is not often the first thing that springs to mind. Hawaii, the Caribbean, Fiji – that is where the mind treads. But Hainan Island, just off the […]

Fishermen from Fujian and farmers from Guangdong were the first known settlers in Macau, when it was known as Ou Mun, or “trading gate”, because of its location at the mouth of the Pearl River downstream from Guangzhou (Canton). During ancient times port city was part of the Silk Road with ships loading here with […]