Blog Tag - Travel

5 things to taste, smell, touch, hear and see this weekend
Beijing can be overstimulating to say the least. Let’s be real, sometimes even our sixth sense gets a decent workout, the one where you know that ...
R1 How to Spend 24 Hours in Tianjin
If you want to escape Beijing for a change of scene, Tianjin is only a day trip away and has a completely different feel to the capital. Where East...
Explore These Chinese Cities From Beijing for Under RMB 300 a Plane Ticket
With June comes the mad scramble to figure out what in the hell you're going to do for a vacation this summer and what's even available now that you'...
Datong: A Historical City in Flux Worthy of a Weekender 
Located an hour’s flight or a 4.5-hour bus ride west of Beijing and bordering Inner Mongolia, Shanxi province’s city of Datong is, putting it bluntly...
20 Bars That Should Be on Your Beijing Drinking Itinerary
Beijing’s bar scene has exploded over the past decade, with something to satisfy everything from sophisticated oenophiles to obsessive hopheads....
Mandarin Monday: How to Buy Tickets and Take a Train in China
Mandarin Monday is a weekly column where – similar to our Mandarin Month series earlier this year – we help you improve your Chinese by detailing fun...
852 Suds, A Guide to Hong Kong’s Craft Beer Scene
Hong Kong is a little like a diamond: you may think you’ve seen its sparkle, but turn it over and there are even more shiny facets to find. This is...
DP Beijing's Excellent Okra 1949 Has a Hong Kong Sibling: Okra Kitchen
Whenever anyone asks me what my favorite Japanese restaurant in Beijing is, Okra 1949 in the Hidden City comes up. It's the perfect place to take...
Chinese Travel Ban Ridiculed on Twitter: "Come to Korea Where There Are No Chinese"
Not content with targeting K-Pop stars, Lotte Mart, and even video games, China has intensified their protest of South Korea's implementation of the...
Could you be the Next WildChina Explorer?
Do you spend every free afternoon at your desk scrolling through Instagram and daydreaming about your next adventure? Do you read guide books...
Surge of Returning Spring Breakers Cause Travel Chaos
If you're thinking now is a convenient time to go traveling, think again. With Spring Festival over, it's time to go back to work. And with 8.48...
2016 Visitors to Beijing Palace Museum Topped 16 Million, An Average of 40,000 Every Day
The Forbidden City is known for its overwhelming crowds during peak periods. Last year, visitors to Beijing’s famous Palace Museum topped 16 million...
Weekend Getaways: Gubei Water Town
Gubei Water Town is an ancient village away from the hustle and bustle of central Beijing. The architecture of the town is in a traditional Chinese...
Local Journo Documents Extensive Fake Taxis Preying on Arrivals to Beijing's Terminal 2
Beijing's airport is rife with fake taxis that pay a gang boss RMB 1,200 a month to jump the normal queue and are equipped with sophisticated meters...
How to Have an #instaperfect Trip to Beijing
Who doesn't want to catch a #perfect #photooftheday during a trip to unknown territories, the kind that gives your friends the ultimate #travel envy...