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A Bit of the Middle East in Guangzhou: Where East Meets West HOT

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Judging by the amounts of mosques, Middle Eastern restaurants and stores, it is easy to tell that Middle Eastern culture and religion has been infused in Guangzhou’s history. Here are some places in Guangzhou where a Middle Eastern vibe can still be felt. ... Read More>>

Guangdong’s Disappearing Attractions: See Them Before They’re Gone HOT

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The following is a sad, but important list of Guangdong’s disappearing attractions. If you don’t see them soon they may not be around in a couple of years. Now is the time to see the world’s beauty…before its all gone. ... Read More>>

5 Must-Visit Historical Former Residences in Guangzhou HOT

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Among the city’s bustling streets lie a number of buildings of major historical significance: former residences of famous and influential figures from China’s past. Brush up on local history and visit these five former residences in Guangzhou. ... Read More>>

Innovation Central: Guangzhou T.I.T Creative Industry Zone HOT

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The Guangzhou T.I.T Creative Industry Zone is a renovated textile factory area that has been transformed into a hub of cool ideas. Whether it’s fashionable clothes, photography, design, or a relaxing coffee you’re after, this place can’t be missed. ... Read More>>

Daytrip from Guangzhou: Shawan Ancient Village in Panyu District HOT

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Need ideas for a daytrip from Guangzhou? Numerous ancient towns lie scattered around Guangzhou, offering a window into the province’s rich cultural heritage and illustrious past. Shawan Ancient Town in Panyu District is one such town. ... Read More>>

Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center: More than Just Campuses HOT

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Looking for something cool to do in your spare time or longing to mix with some hip young crowds? Then head over to the Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, there’s plenty in store to keep you occupied. ... Read More>>

Guangzhou’s Lychee Bay: More than Just Pretty Sights HOT

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Lychee Bay is a great place to visit any time of the year. The parade of traditional shops, natural scenery and Cantonese dining options are just a few good reasons to explore the area. ... Read More>>

Flower Power: Where to Admire Cherry Blossoms in Guangzhou HOT

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We take a look at the best places in Guangzhou to enjoy the wonderful sights of cherry blossoms. China’s “Green City” doesn’t disappoint when it comes to flora, so why not head out and take in the beauty of the blossoms. ... Read More>>

Guangzhou’s Nansha Wetland Park: One for Bird Lovers HOT

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We take a look at Guangzhou’s Nansha Wetland Park – the first of its kind in the city and the perfect place to escape urban life. ... Read More>>

Best Markets in Guangzhou for Culture Vultures HOT

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We take a look at some of Guangzhou’s best antique markets, where shoppers can indulge in the buying of ceramics, jade, cultural relics, and more. ... Read More>>

Green Living: Guangzhou’s Yunxi Eco-Park HOT

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Guangzhou may be known as the Green City, but it’s as frantic as any seething metropolis. So why not relax and check out one of its truly green areas –Yunxi Ecological Park. ... Read More>>

Metro Explorations: Top Sights of Guangzhou’s Metro Line 4 HOT

Running from Jinzhou Station all the way to Huangcun Station, Metro Line 4 isn’t known for its famous scenery, nor is it known for being a popular line for tourists exploring the city, which is exactly why it’s loved by the locals as a hidden gem in the ...... Read More>>

From Grayscale to Color: Guangzhou’s Must-See Art Zones HOT

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Beijing's 798 Art District may be the national standard for factory complexes turned art zones, but it's hardly the only one. Guangzhou has several “creative parks” that have also made the transition from industrial gray to vibrant technicolor, so pick a ...... Read More>>

Weiwu, Why Not? Touring Hakka “Earth Houses” in Meizhou HOT

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When you hear the phrase "Hakka architecture", probably one of the first things that comes to mind are those donut-shaped tulou (土楼) earth houses in Fujian's Yongding county that are famous for being mistakenly identified as missile silos by an ...... Read More>>

Metro Explorations: Top 5 Sights of Guangzhou’s Metro Line 3 HOT

The Metro's Line 3 is an adventurous little underground route transporting passengers from north to south through the immense sprawl of Guangzhou. Recently extended all the way to the airport, Line 3 stops at popular Guangzhou sites like Changlong Resort, ...... Read More>>

Metro Explorations: Top 5 Sights Along Guangzhou’s Metro Line 2 HOT

Take a self-guided tour through some of Guangzhou's most famous sights with the Metro Line 2 as your guide. Follow the blue line through the city and discover history, shopping, parks and eats. Relax in Yuexiu Park and check out the Sculpture of the Five ...... Read More>>

Julong Village: Guangzhou’s Best-Kept Ancient Village HOT

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Of the villages surrounding Guangzhou, quite a few are predominantly home to a single ethnic group or surname, with their dominant cultural themes reflected in the architecture and overall layout of the area. Among these, Julong Village (聚龙村) is likely ...... Read More>>

Metro Explorations: Top 8 Sights Along Guangzhou’s Metro Line 1 HOT

Guangzhou's very first metro line, Line 1, has 14 stops in total that are your doorway to Guangzhou's diverse sights and neighborhoods. Whether you plan on going to Huangsha Station to admire the European architecture or to Changshou Lu Station to walk ...... Read More>>

Guangzhou’s Beautiful Neighbour: Foshan City HOT

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Foshan, Guangzhou's next-door neighbour, is a city often overlooked by visitors to the region. But this industrial city, important also for kung fu and ceramics, is developing rapidly and has some top-quality sights for a nice day out of Guangzhou. ... Read More>>

Guangzhou Sculpture Park: More than Just Sculptures HOT

One of the city's more under-appreciated tourist attractions, Guangzhou Sculpture Park (雕塑公园) is a definite must for any long-term resident or those just passing through. The vast array of sculptures is just one of the many selling points of the park, ...... Read More>>

Home Away from Home - Guangzhou’s Expat-Friendly Neighbourhoods HOT

Not sure where to make your home in Guangzhou? Here are a few of the neighbourhoods Guangzhou expatriates seem to favour, according to location, general prices, transportation, schools and attractions. ... Read More>>

The Road Not Taken: Haizhu’s Hidden Treasures (Part 2) HOT

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Shopping, sight-seeing, studying—in this article we're checking out Guangzhou's Haizhu District again. Not as popular with foreigners as Tianhe or Yuexiu Districts, Haizhu offers some less-explored areas of the city. In Haizhu's Hidden Treasure's Part I, ...... Read More>>

Haizhu District: Guangzhou’s New Gem (Part 1) HOT

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Of Guangzhou's ten districts, Haizhu District remains one of the least explored by expats—despite hosting the Canton Fair. ... Read More>>

Zhujiang New Town – International Hotspot in Guangzhou HOT

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In recent years, the Zhujiang New Town (Zhujiang Xin Cheng - 珠江新城) district has become one of Guangzhou's hottest addresses. A southward extension of Tianhe district's CBD, the New Town also hosts brand-new cultural venues, sought-after accommodation ...... Read More>>

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