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Tag Archives: Canton

Guangzhou Video Tour Posted by on Dec 16, 2014

We’re continuing our exploration of China’s third largest city, Guangzhou, with a short video tour. Munch on dim sum, stroll around a European island in the city, get cultured in an ancient Chinese academy, check out the modern side of Guangzhou, and wind down with Chinese food and craft beer. 广州 – guǎng zhōu Guangzhou…

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Better Know a… Province (Guangdong) Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

Our long and winding journey around the Middle Kingdom continues as we visit one of the most famous regions of China, the province once known as Canton – Guangdong (广东 – guǎng dōng). A brief intro to Guangdong. History Due to its geographic location far away from the center of power in early China, this…

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An Introduction to Cantonese Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

Earlier this month, we had a post introducing Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. There was also the “Hong Kong to Kunming Overland” post to help you plan an epic trip across southern China. As some of you may know, they speak a different kind of Chinese down there. In Hong Kong…

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