Visiting China

Posted on 05 May 2018 (0)

Have you been planning a trip to China lately? Puzzled and have no idea what to do while you are on vacation in China? Fortunately for you, in this piece is a list of the top three things to do in China to have an amazing experience

  1. Hike the Great Wall of China in Beijing

The Great Wall is the most popular tourist attraction in China, and it also serves as the symbol of China internationally. For you to have a complete vacation in China, you should hike the Great Wall. To hike the Great Wall, it costs just about half a day or a full day. For fans of the Walls, you can have a comprehensive Great Wall Exploration to see both the normal and wild walls.

In case you don’t know, the Great Wall stretches from western China to the east. The most highlighting part of the wall is the part in Beijing, Tianjing and Hebei Province, some of the famous sections include- Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Jinshanling Great Wall, etc. Mutianyu Great Wall which is well-preserved and less crowded is the most recommended, and it will take you a half day to visit this particular wall.

2.   Go Witness the Underground Wonder of Terracotta Warriors in Xian

The Terracotta Warriors in Xian is a must-see for every visitor in China. This eighth wonder of the world will outrightly shock you, it is, in fact, one of the greatest archeological finds in the world. Under the command of Qin Shi Huang (the first imperial Emperor of China, 259~210 BC), over 8,000 life-sized soldiers, 130 chariots with a total of 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses were made to protect him in his life after death.

Standing right in front of these figures will leave you awed, not only by the determination of the Emperor but also by the excellent artistic skills of the Chinese artisans. If you want to visit the Terracotta Warriors, you can take a flight from Beijing Xian, Chengdu and other cities in China to Xian city first (a bullet train is a good option too), then you drive for about 40km to get to this wonderland.  

 

  1.    Sky Walking on the World’s Longest and Highest Glass Bridge

Since when the bridge has been opened since 2016, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in 2016 and 2017 in the world. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is the highest and longest glass bridge in the world today, with a full length of 430m and a height of 400m above the bottom of the valley; it has also been listed by CNN in their list of the “12 Most Spectacular Bridges in the World”.

You might feel too frightened to walk on this bridge, but you can have a wonderful view of the green valleys and silver streams under 400m. If you want to walk on the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, it is advisable to book a ticket at least three days prior to the D-day.

Beautiful Brazilian Vacation Spots

Posted on 22 April 2018 (0)

The 2016 Olympic Games put so many spotlights on Rio de Janeiro and gave the entire world an extra dose of what Brazil really looks like. If you have doubts about Brazil being the right country to visit, read on for top reasons why you should visit Brazil.

Brazilian Beaches

With over 2000 beaches that stretch along the shoreline of Brazil and over 1000 islands dot the Atlantic Ocean within the limits of the country, a trip to the beach is really important while you are in the country. As many of these beaches are densely populated, many are as well preserved ecological sanctuaries.

Brazilian People and Culture

For a century now, Brazilian culture has always been in the making for individuals with diverse ethnic and cultural heritage. There is this rich mix of diversity has been imprinted in the country’s culture which has resulted in Brazilian celebrations, items, traditions like bossa nova, capoeira, and their yellow soccer jersey.

Natural Wonders

The most famous natural attractions in a country with 62 National Parks and numerous conservation areas are the Amazon River and Rainforest and Iguacu Falls. Brazil holds series of records for her wildlife numbers.

The Brazilian Cuisine

Brazilian BBQ has gained so much attention from different a-class restaurants around the world. However, BBQ isn’t the only Brazilian food, great and amazing chefs that have been inspired by the diversity of regional traditions and native ingredients are currently writing a brand new chapter in the book of Brazilian food.

If you want to get in touch with the country’s diversity, the best way is through going to food festivals or an authentic restaurant.

Celebration and Events

Over time, many international travelers have discovered that Reveillon- the Brazilian New Year is just as much fun as the carnival. However, the carnival being a countrywide celebration is drawing so many attentions in addition to celebration leaders of Recife, Rio, Salvador and Olinda. Some other Brazil’s events and festivals include St. Vito Festival, Festas Juinas, Semana Santa and Festa do Divino.

 

Countries that you need to do research about before making your booking

Posted on 15 April 2018 (0)

Something that you need to know is that there are countries that are different than the country that you are living in. The cultures are different, the rules and regulations of the country are different and then there are also some safety issues that might be different from other countries. This is why you need to know everything there is to know about the countries that you need to do research about before you are making any final bookings.

Why is doing research important?

There are so many reasons why doing research about certain countries so important. They are different from us and they have different rules and regulations. If you don’t know what you are allowed to do and what not, you can land in some serious problems.

Some countries are really strict, and they don’t really care if you are a tourist or not. If you want to have a holiday where there aren’t any problems with the law and the locals, you should consider doing as much research as possible.

Some examples of countries that have a different culture

You might be wondering what countries we are talking about. Which countries you should rather do research on before you are making plans for going to the country. Some of the countries that you should know as many rules and regulations as possible are:

  •       Japan
  •       Afghanistan
  •       China
  •       India
  •       Italy

You don’t want to have a holiday where you are going to struggle to have a great time. Because the locals don’t want you there due to the fact that you don’t know their rules and regulations.  We went to Italy with a group of co-workers to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our Gilbert Painting company and we were a little nervous traveling in some areas.

Safety is always a big issue in some countries

Safety in some countries is a big issue. Meaning that you don’t want to visit a country where you and your family won’t be safe. Terrorists are a reality in some countries, and you don’t want to visit a country that is in the middle of a terrorist attack.

The moment that you are doing some research, you will see which countries are a safety issue, and which countries you can visit without the worry about any terrorists. You should not think that a tourist is safe in a country with terrorists.

Yes, there are some great countries that you can visit without doing extensive research about them. However, there are also countries that are dangerous and that have a completely different culture than us. And, this is why you should make sure that you are aware of the countries that you should do research about before you are visiting the country. Sometimes it is safer to do research about all the countries before you are making any bookings.