VOC's Travel BLOG

Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!

  • A weekend in Yangshuo

    A weekend in Yangshuo

    When my friend Flo called me to tell me that he would come and visit me for the weekend, I was very excited. We decided to visit Yangshuo, a city close to Guilin, as the nature there was said to be very beautiful.So on Saturday morning we took the cruise ship to get to Yangshuo. The tour was during four hours and included a Western-Chinese lunch buffet. As the sun was shining we spent most of the time on top of the boat to enjoy the mountains surrounding us and to take pictures. It was a very enjoyable time. Arriving in Yangshuo, we nearly were overrun by elderly women offering bamboo boat tours, flowers or bike tours (Wo bu yao! means I dont want that!). ...More>>

    2009-04-08 | Life in Guilin

  • First days in Guilin

    Already being in Guilin for one week, I so far got to know the district of the office and once went to the center with my colleagues.Seven Star District is very cute, and by bus you reach the center within 10 minutes. However, it is not a typical place for tourists to visit and therefore I am stared at nearly all the time when being on the street....More>>

    2009-04-08 | Life in Guilin

  • Trip To Macau

    Trip To Macau

    Las Vegas being too far away, we decided to make a one-day trip to Macau, an ancient Portuguese colony and nowadays a gambling paradise, which is close to Hong Kong. The trip by the turbo Jet boat wasMore>>

    2009-04-08 | China travel Guide

  • 4 Days Hong Kong

    4 Days Hong Kong

    Also called, the Oriental Pearl, I was looking forward to spend 4 days in Hong Kong. Looking back I have to admit that the shopping malls, stores and small shops have been most impressing to me as a shopping freakJ. Every place I visited was full of temptations to spend my money on. Very funny was the Ladies Market close to the Nathan Road (Kowloon), where buyers have to be good bargainees, too. And an impressive mall is The Landmark, a shopping center full of luxury stores like Prada, TiffanysCo or Tods....More>>

    2009-04-08 | China travel Guide