A travel experience doesn’t have to mean leaving the city. Each of Shanghai’s districts has its own personality and interesting places to visit.
The Department of Research and Publicity of China Association for Science and Technology recently released its first batch of National Industrial Heritages, Shanghai Observer reported Sunday.
The plum blossom in Mountain Chao has been described as a “fragrant white ocean” by one artist and it’s hard to disagree.
The Zhejiang Forestry Bureau has joined hands with the local media to select the coastal province’s most picturesque spots. In June, the spring-and-summer seasonal spots were revealed, and selection is now underway for autumn and winter.
Late November around Hangzhou is known for its kaleidoscope of colors. Gingko, maple, and phoenix trees paint the city a mix of yellow, orange, red, crimson and gold.
Although Shanghai translates as “city by the sea,” it is not a city for traditional beach lovers. While there are a few manmade beaches in the city proper, you really need to plan a weekend away if an authentic seaside excursion is what you seek.
Jiaxing, in Zhejiang Province, is only an hour’s drive from Shanghai but shows a much slower pace of life. Known for its history, culture and picturesque scenery, the ancient city owes much of its reputation to famous places like Meihuazhou (literally plum blossom islet), the Moon River area and Xitang water town.
South Lake is one of Zhejiang Province’s three great lakes along with Hangzhou’s West Lake and Shaoxing’s East Lake.
Universities are getting a makeover, as landscaping design take a more prominent role — often turning to traditional Chinese gardens for inspiration.
The first Zhangjiakou Tourism Development Industry Conference, with the theme of innovating tourism development, opened on August 26.