Travel China Guide


How to Write a Letter of Invitation for China Visa Application?

Letter of Invitation To fulfill the tourist visa invite requirement, you must select one of the following options: A copy of your round trip airline ticket, or Itinerary and airline confirmation: A copy of your day-by-day cruise itinerary, or if on a tour, your tour itinerary. In addition you must provide a copy of your confirmed airline reservations showing all […]

Photo Requirements for Chinese Visa Application

You must provide one color, passport-type photograph that meets the following criteria: Be taken within the last six months, against an all white background, and printed on high-quality photo paper Be 48 mm tall by 33 mm wide exactly. Note many passport photo vendors provide standard photos that are 2 inches by 2 inches Provide the full frontal view […]

Beijing Capital Museum

Home to over 200,000 artifacts, this museum attempts to guide visitors through the ancient history of Beijing and Imperial China. Housed before 2006 at the actual Confucius Temple in Beijing, the collection of the Beijing Capital Museum includes ancient Chinaware, jade statues, paintings, and numerous likenesses of the Buddha. Of the over 200,000 piece collection, […]

Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China The Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. The statue is sited near Po Lin Monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and faith. It is a major centre of […]

1,000 China’s Scenic Spots Cut the Ticket Price since October, 2018

Why does China cut the ticket fare of scenic spots? The high ticket price of some scenic areas attracted widespread public discontent and more and more tourists choose not to visit those places which have a high ticket fare. This is the main reason why the government is pushing a movement to reduce the ticket […]

China Jiuzhai Valley Open again from March 8, 2018

Following the devastating earthquake that occurred on August 8, 2017, Jiuzhai Valley (Jiuzhaigou) in China‘s southwestern Sichuan Province was finally ready to welcome its first batch of visitors just seven months later. What a piece of happy news! The gorgeous poet inspiring Jiuzhai Valley was once a dreamland for all visitors. When it was destroyed […]

Tips for Travelling During the Rainy Season of China

With the coming of midsummer, China gradually enters the rainy season. Due to the intensive rainfall in Jiuzhaigou County in Sichuan Province, the Jiuzhai Valley National Park has been closed since July 1, 2018. Of course, it’s not alone. On June 30, 2018, 11 tourists, including three Americans, were trapped in Mutianyu Great Wall in […]

China to become the world’s No. 1 travel destination by 2030

China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International. In a report published Tuesday, Euromonitor said it is predicting there will be 1.4 billion trips made in […]

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean

Hilton and Marriott group properties were among the 14 luxury hotels included in the video. At least four major international hotel chains apologized Thursday after hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online. The 11-minute video shows cleaners wiping cups and sinks with dirty towels and sponges. Some use the […]

Chinese government issues specification for shared accommodation sector

Four leading enterprises in the sector, namely Xiaozhu, Airbnb, and, signed the commitment contract of the service specification. A service specification for China’s shared accommodation industry was issued on Thursday, as the country steps up efforts to address problems in the booming sector. The service specification, the first of its kind in China, […]