Most tourists flock to Chengdu China to visit the pandas and give no further thought to the other Chengdu tourist attractions. But Chengdu is a surprisingly pleasant city to wander around and there are plenty of fun things to do in Chengdu with kids beyond a Chengdu panda tour (although of course this is a […]
Thinking about travelling to China with kids? Our China family holidays have been some of our favourite!
China is such a huge and diverse country, with incredible experiences to be had. Here we share all our top China travel planning tips, including things to do and places to stay for your next China family vacation.
Guilin has been on my things to do in China bucket list for years. After all, according to the Chinese it has “the finest landscape under heaven” and the surrounding scenery has inspired Chinese landscape paintings for centuries. It even features on the Chinese 20 Yuan banknote. The area is particularly famous for the Guilin […]
The Chinese claim that Guilin in Southern China has “the finest landscape under heaven”, and the staggering scenery of the Li River China has inspired centuries of Chinese landscape paintings and poems. The best way to immerse yourself in this natural beauty is to take a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. As you […]
The Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu is an excellent choice if you are looking for a family-friendly hotel in Chengdu. This luxury Chengdu hotel has 619 rooms and suites to choose from, all luxuriously appointed and boasts views over the river and city. There is a wide range of restaurants to choose from, an indoor swimming pool, […]
Visiting the pandas in Chengdu is often at the top of people’s China bucket lists, and we are no exception. We recently finally ticked visiting the pandas in China off our bucket list when we spent a fun and very cute morning with the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. While […]
Last week we fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit the beautiful Guilin in China. Near the top of our list of must-do trips while we were here, was a day trip to Longsheng and the Longji Rice Terraces. We were slightly worried about how the kids would handle such a long day – three hours […]