Discovering our world: Gānsù, China

Hello my dear readers, Maybe some of you are in holiday, lucky you, and some of us are still in the office, not so lucky 🤪 However, I hope your week is going smooth no matter where you are. Now that we know that the first place in the world that produces watermelon is Gānsù, in […]

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My travel bucket-list: Zhangye Rainbow Mountains, China

Formerly known as Ganzhou, the town was part of the Western Xia dynasty until it was conquered by Kublai Khan in 1227. Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park (Qicai Danxia) is a small park about 40 km from Zhangye where you can see a unique geological landscape, a painting I would say. The Danxia National Park […]

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My travel bucket-list: Terracotta Army, China

The Terracotta Army is one of the must-visit attractions for all travelers to China. The thrilling exhibition reveals the secrets behind the 2,000 year old army of life-size clay soldier poised for battle, that guarded the tomb of China’s first emperor, until workers digging a water well outside the city of Xi’an, in 1974 struck […]

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My travel bucket-list: Great Wall of China

China is a wonderful country with plenty of amazing things to see.  Once of this is the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall of China is an ancient series of walls and fortifications made of stones, brick, tamped earth, wood and other materials, located in northern China, built around 2,500 years ago to protect […]

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Shanghai

If I wouldn’t know I’m in China, I would never say it. Shanghai looks so much like an European city. It’s heart is the Bund, a waterfront promenade lined up with colonial-era buildings. It really makes me feel like home. One of China’s cultural hubs, Shanghai has its own cuisine, opera and dialect. It is […]

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