Photo Essay: Shanghai Architecture

Shanghai's Skyline

Shanghai is a fascinating city. Located on the eastern coast of China, it’s been a popular destination for international travelers and businessmen for hundreds of years. The city is very modern and evokes feelings of strength, power and wealth. While the city may not be home to famous historical sites, it’s in the architecture of the buildings and character of the neighbourhoods where Shanghai really shines. Read more “Photo Essay: Shanghai Architecture”

The Terra-Cotta Warriors

The Terra-Cotta Warriors

In the spring of 1974, two farmers were drilling a well and came upon one of the greatest discoveries in the last 50 years. At the time, the magnitude of the discovery was unimaginable. But as archeologists continued to uncover what had been hidden for over 1700 years, the scale and craftsmanship of what they found was astounding. Read more “The Terra-Cotta Warriors”

The Summer Palace

Garden of Virtue and Harmony

In the north-west suburbs of Beijing rests the Summer Palace, the Emperor’s immense private getaway. Over 290 hectares, including a small lake, the Summer Palace is filled with halls, pavilions, corridors, towers, temples, gardens, and countless other things to see and experience. It is a must-see for anyone traveling around the capital city. Read more “The Summer Palace”