Pearl River Delta Travel Guide
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Why visit the Pearl River Delta? History enthusiasts head to Guangzhou, Guangdong Province's ancient capital and the historic center of Cantonese culture. Gourmands flock to both Guangzhou and Shenzhen to indulge in some of the best examples of contemporary Chinese cuisine. Culture vultures take in the many temples, shrines, and museums scattered throughout the region. A visit to the Pearl River Delta will quickly dismiss any lingering notions that China is still a nation bound by the tenets of Marx and Mao.
Over the past few years, the hotel scene in Guangzhou and Shenzhen has grown rapidly, with local hotels providing reasonably priced lodgings and international...read more
Most Cantonese dishes are stir-fried or steamed, although roasted meats such as barbecued chicken and pork are also popular. A Cantonese mid-morning favorite...read more
Things To Do in Pearl River Delta
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Feel the buzz: This region is the engine driving China's economic boom, and whether you're in older Guangzhou or the "instant city" of neon-lit... Read more
Guangzhou's ever expanding subway system is cheap, clean, and (unlike Beijing's) reasonably efficient. It's divided into six lines that span... 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