Enthusiastically taking his place among the world’s travel destinations top, especially since Beijing took center stage at the 2008 Olympics, China is an epic adventure. From the wide open and empty panoramas of Tibet to the push and pull of Shànghǎi from volcanic Sichuan dishes to beer to the bag Qīngdǎo sea, a journey through this colossus of a country is a fascinating encounter with the most populated, perhaps most culturally idiosyncratic nation on earth.
The great diversity of land to China takes him from the noisy cities fizzing with the energy of isolated mountaintop-Ming Dynasty villages where you can hear a pin drop. Pǔdōng ambitious skyline is a triumphant statement, but could not be further from worldly renunciation acted in remote monasteries of Tibet.
Curator of the oldest continuous civilization in the world, China will encounter history at every turn. It is not just a museum of imperial relics: the frisson of development that has left China coast with some of the brightest cities up to the minute in the world is the engine of the earth with a dynamic visionary.
And people – inevitable in their vast numbers – provided by the incessant drama and entertainment. Thinking out loud, talkative and quick, you will see Chinese pushing on the dangerous-looking bus, walk in pajamas all Shànghǎi or invite others to sit in one of the most varied cuisines in the world. Encouraged by a palpable sense of pride, the Chinese delight in descent of his country. Everyone is talking about China, why not find out what all the fuss?