Eastern China Travel Guide
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Plan Your Eastern China Vacation
In Eastern China, the past's rich legacy and the challenges and aspirations for China's future combine in a present that is dizzying in its variety and speed of transformation. Zhejiang and Fujian, often overlooked on the standard Beijing–Shanghai–Hong Kong tourist trail, offer some of the country's most verdant scenery and a plethora of diversions, like hiking through ancient villages, bicycling along lush tea fields, and lounging on lively beaches.
Hotels in this region cater to all budgets, all the way up to luxurious resorts and international chains offering every creature comfort. Besides a general...read more
Zhejiang cuisine is often steamed or roasted, and has a subtler, salty flavor; specialties include yellow croaker with Chinese cabbage, sea eel, drunken...read more
Things To Do in Eastern China
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Hangzhou Teatime: Sip sublime Longjing tea and buy silk in the footsteps of Marco Polo at Hangzhou's romantic West Lake.... Read more
During the autumnal equinox, when the moon's gravitational pull is at its peak, huge waves crash up the Qiantang River. Every year at this time... Read more
Shaoxing secured its place in the Chinese culinary pantheon with Shaoxing wine, the best yellow-rice wine in the country. Although cooks around... Read more
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With hot temperatures and sometimes poor air quality, visiting Beijing during the summer months can sometimes be miserable.
However, during our visit we were fortunate to have nice weather as we head from Read more
A short Beijing Metro ride and we surface in search of our destination to experience some more of for us amazing Beijing. Read more