The world’s largest inbound and outbound country in 2020, this is how important China has become in the travel industry. The country is also home to almost as many UNESCO sites as Italy or Spain, the other top-3 countries by number of World Heritage sites listed and has many oddities and beauties that make it a unique destination. From crystal clear lakes to colorful rainbow mountains and ancient civilisations. Lots of off-beat discoveries to be unearthed.
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Macau has one of the most fascinating cultural backgrounds in Asia and that is translated in its heritage and its food. The Portuguese influence, coupled with Macau’s trading role in the Far East, gave food in Macau a complex and interesting palate. Get an insider’s view on where and what to eat in Macau by clicking here.
Find out some interesting facts about Macau, the Las Vegas of the East and gambling mecca of the rich and famous in China.
The country at the roof of the world, was very different from what I expected. Find out what facts I found most interesting about Tibet.
To an outsider, many of the facts about China seem strange, weird or bizarre. Join us as we delve into these cultural facts that make China so fascinating.
Macau is more than just a gambling destination. Let me show you a complete list of things to do with this Macau Travel Guide.
Review of The Peninsula Shanghai, the 5* star right on the Bund. See how it fares with the competition and other Peninsula hotels.
A detailed guide to all the best things to do in Shanghai, separated by area for convenience. Find out all you need to know for your Shanghai Travel.
Review of Alila Wuzhen, along the nearby water town on the Yangtse River it draws inspiration from. It’s a world of meditational zen-like minimalism.
Review of Alila Anji, a bamboo and tea heaven in one of China’s greenest counties. Feel refreshed and invigorated after a relaxing stay surrounded by nature.
Travel to Tibet is more complex than you might think. This is the most informative guide to Roof of the World from someone who has traveled there.
Tibet’s altitude and weather are major factors in how comfortable and enjoyable a trip will be, so here is your essential packing list for Tibet.
My top tips in selecting which is the best Everest Base Camp to start your journey. Should you choose Tibet or Nepal? Find out all you need to know here.
In this post I get to the answer as to why the top 3 UNESCO countries are China, Italy, and Spain. Come on a journey with me to get the answers
If you find yourself able to take a day trip to Macau from Hong Kong, is it worth going? Click here to find out – comes with a one day itinerary.
There is a lot to do in Macao other than spending your days at the casino. Did you know that Macao even has some beaches. Here is a list of the best beaches in Macao, where to find them and what they are like.
In-depth and unbiased descriptions of luxury hotels in Macau – both in Cotai and Old Town.
Review of restaurant The Eight in Macau. Read this article to find out if The Eight in Macau is worth the pay and the 3 Michelin stars.
As I was slightly disappointed with Robuchon in Singapore, I wanted to see how the Macau branch faired. Find out in this review of Robuchon au Dome Macau
Ever thought about teaching English abroad? Why not give China a chance. Here are several reasons why teaching english in China is a great way to grow.
Beijing’s most upscale and luxurious hotel is no doubt Aman at Summer Palace, a collection of courtyards and rooms hosted in the former summer residence of the Chinese Emperor
A trip to Tibet is usually in the makings for several months. Not least because of the time consuming logistics. Here’s our trip of 9 days in Tibet.
Here is your personal and extensive guide to Tibet from my experiences in “The Roof of the World”.
My review of Shangri-la Lhasa in Tibet. Should you stay there over the other options? I’ll let you know my honest opinion
Here are several things to do in Xining when you want to acclimatise to Tibet altitude
Your ultimate guide on the the train to Lhasa in Tibet.
Your guide on what you can expect at high altitudes in Tibet.
Are you an Aman Junkie? Who are the Aman junkies and what makes them special. The story of Aman hotels and their legendary service
5 places to live the Christmas spirit in Southeast Asia hearing the bells, sending the letter to Santa, marveling at the tall Christmas trees and feeling the cold weather on your skin
Visiting Chengdu with the sole purpose of seeing the pandas would be a pity. Instead immerse yourself in the many UNESCO sites. From Dujiangyan to Sichuan food and be ready to come back for more
One of the most fascinating trips from Chengdu is a visit to the ethnic village of Taoping, where Qiang people lives. Read more for the low-down on this Tibetan warrior group
Peaceful and stylish Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain is the best way to explore the rich area. Let the resort take you to giant panda breeding centers without the crows, take you on a mountain trek or to discover ancient villages
As always, my plans for the year in travel include a host of random, incongruent and remote destinations with a luxury twist. If it isn’t out of the ordinary, it is unlikely to feature on my plan!
A year of transition and change. Between jobs and experiments 2014 was a remarkably difficult, enriching and rewarding year and one in which I learned too many lessons for my…