Yangshuo is one of the most touristy places in China and for good reason: magnificent karst mountains that you can travel by bicycle, even if you have children, rafting and superb shows... A Chinese must-see.
Hong Kong, balanced between the east and the west, is a town that is full of life and full of surprises. Be sure to go and discover this astonishing city with its modern skyscrapers and the weight of history.
Contrary to the image that we have of Hong Kong, this city has lots of places where you can escape from urbanization. Let's find out about three of them: an island, a park, and a small fishing village.
China has magnificent rural regions. Guizhou is one of them. Nestling in the south of China it is both cultural and beautiful. You will meet ethnic minority people wearing elaborate jewelry and discover pretty landscapes and amazing valleys. Far from the madding crowd, the atmosphere here is designed for contemplation.
Old Shanghai is a bit hidden but still alive. Yes, you have to look quite hard for the alleys that will show you its splendid past. You won't be indifferent to their style. Walking in the old town still has an old-fashioned charm. These forgotten corners with their vivid souvenirs remind us of their turbulent history and troubled past.
By going to visit the Hakka people in the south of China you help to preserve their culture. On condition that you respect the local way of life. Tourism brings in extra money that is used to help maintain the villages. It really helps to keep the traditional Tulou houses safe.
Nestling in the north west of Sichuan, Tagong seemed like a haven of peace marooned in the middle of the steppes on the Tibetan plateau. The change of scenery can be confusing. In fact, the Tibetan lands are surprisingly colorful.
It has a style all of its own and plane trees like in France. It has graceful roads and colonial architecture which fascinates visitors. Shanghai's French Concession was often talked about in the good old days.