How To Get To Xitang Ancient Town: Day Trip From Shanghai, China

Xitang Ancient Town is an amazing day trip from Shanghai. You can get to Xitang Ancient Town in under an hour on a bus. This guide tells you everything you need to know to get to Xitang ancient town from Shanghai (and Hangzhou).

When I went to China in August, I made it a point to visit as many places as I can outside of the major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. Xitang ancient town is a water town about an hour away from Shanghai, it became very famous because Xitang was in Mission Impossible III when Tom Cruise came to Xitang to rescue his wife. Xitang is also one of the more popular towns to visit in China due to its beautiful scenery, amazing food, vibrant nightlife, and its close proximity to Shanghai.  Continue reading

China Xitang Sunset

How To Plan Your First Trip To China

You want to visit China but you don’t know where to start? This guide shows you all you need to know on how to plan your first trip to China.

China is a place that everyone should visit at least once. It’s a country with rich history and culture, beautiful landscape and delicious food. But many foreigners see China as an exotic destination that’s challenging to travel to mostly because of the language barrier. Some people may also have the wrong impression of China due to the western media. Either way, China is an interesting play to travel to and I want to share some tips on how to plan your first trip to China.

Continue reading