Tag Archives: Changsha
10 Chinese Cities in 10 Days Posted by sasha on Sep 28, 2017
Traveling in China can be an incredible experience. There’s so much to see and do in this massive country, and that’s especially true in its vibrant cities. Check out 10 Chinese cities in 10 days through these short video tours. From the boom town of Shenzhen, to the Buddhist grottoes of Datong, to the scenic…
Beijing to Kunming (Part Two) Posted by sasha on Jun 15, 2016
For Part Two of our train journey across China, we hit a few more provincial capitals. Explore a scenic area and eat spicy food in Changsha, hang out in the parks and squares of Guiyang, and finally take a hike and rock out in Kunming.
Beijing to Kunming By Train Posted by sasha on Jun 8, 2016
If you enjoy traveling by train, China is a country that should be high atop your list. While the US technically has a larger rail network than China, a majority of the lines are used for freight. When it comes to moving passengers around, China blows the US out of the water. China’s railways delivered nearly…
One Day in Changsha Posted by sasha on Apr 21, 2016
With one day in Changsha – provincial capital of Hunan – visit the Yuelu Mountain scenic area to check out its ancient Buddhist temple and academy, and then hit the streets in search of spicy food and cold beers.
An Introduction to Changsha Posted by sasha on Apr 14, 2016
Changsha (长沙 – cháng shā) is the provincial capital of Hunan and an important city in Chinese history. Let’s take a quick look at the storied history of this Chinese city and then see what you can do with a short visit there: A Brief History There was a settlement in the area now known…
A Long Journey Home Posted by sasha on Feb 16, 2015
The Spring Festival is fast approaching, and millions of Chinese people are heading home to ring in the New Year with their loved ones. For many, it’s a long and tiring journey home. Trains are packed to the brim, airports are bustling, and roads are full of cars, trucks, and buses all across the country…
Santa in China Posted by sasha on Dec 25, 2014
See what happens when Santa’s sleigh crash lands in China and he tries to make his way back to the North Pole. From eating pig feet, to having street-side massages, to getting drunk in random bars, Santa spreads holiday cheer all across the Middle Kingdom.