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The First Unmanned Convenience Store In Shanghai, Wheelys247 Is The Future

Image by Wheelys247 Why is this important? Because Shanghai just got its first unmanned convenience store where people can just grab and go. The Gist Swedish startup Wheelys, a brand who skyrocketed into mainstream success selling all-in-one organic cafes off bicycles is moving onto a new big idea — staffless convenience stores. Sublime Talk Shanghai is the epitome […]

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The Top Five White Water Rafting Locations In China

China wasn’t the first destination that came to mind when you thought about white water rafting, was it? Of course it didn’t, China is a place of historical sightseeing and food rather than adventure sports. However, all of that is changing as the country’s tourism possibilities have expanded to include more sports and a whole […]

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Top 5 Rock Climbing Spots in China

China’s landscapes are incredibly varied and diverse. From the Rice terraces of the south to the vast deserts of the north, there’s no shortage of different environments to act as your adrenaline sandbox. For those who want to go rock climbing, it is no exception. China’s rocky and craggy environments offer some great places to […]

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Best Party Cities In China For The Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the best time to party in China. It isn’t all about the dragon dancers and sharing meals though. Partying for Chinese New Year goes way beyond just the standard celebrations with killer DJ sets, stellar events, and crazy dance parties. If you want to level up your partying on Chinese New […]

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Digging into wild and hearty Anhui cuisine aka “Mountain Peasant Food”

You wouldn’t expect a not-so-wealthy, minimally-publicized, rural region to have some of the most exotic, delicious cuisine in all of China, but after coming upon the food crafted by the Anhui people, we discovered just that. Often referred to as “hearty mountain peasant food,” these dishes are known for their vast array of unique ingredients […]

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Traditional Dancing through China

Anyone who’s spent any amount of time in China can agree on this: the energy of the streets is unlike that of any other. While there are tons of bustling cities on this planet, the honest-to-god palpability found in China is unmatched. If you pay attention as you meander the streets of Beijing or Shanghai, […]

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The Top 10 Bike Trails In China

Going for a bike ride in China probably wasn’t the first thing you put on your itinerary was it? In fact, it may not even make an appearance in your China travel plans at all. While The Great Wall and the Summer Palace are surely sites you hope to visit, it’s worth discovering what else […]

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What Is The Songzhuang Art Colony?

An art colony? In Beijing? That’s right; the Songzhuang Art Colony is the most famous, and the largest of its kind in the entire city. With all of its fame, however, it seems that not too many visitors in China get to see it. Technically located in the suburbs of Beijing, this colony is home […]

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Where to Get the Most Authentic Qi Gong Training Experience

There is always something new and shiny popping up on the fitness scene. With alternative medicine gaining popularity, the West seems to be looking to the East more and more for inspiration. So, it follows that the latest golden child according to Westerners has its roots in ancient China. Qi Gong is the holistic health […]

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The Deeply Stimulating Exhibitions Occurring in China Now

Genuine, raw art has a particular ability to draw out our inner selves. It works both ways, for the artist producing the piece and, consequently, revealing himself, as well as for the consumer that gazes upon the piece, absorbing and internalizing it. For this very emotional aspect of ourselves that is brought to the surface […]

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