Xinjiang : Top 6 places to visit in Turpan /吐鲁番

Turpan is one of the important city along Silk Road, located in Xinjiang. It is quite a unique city which is located in the Turpan Basin at the depth of 154 m below sea level, surrounded by deserts and mountains. Turpan is also the hottest city in China and also the driest places in the …

Journey to the West : Flaming Mountains in Turpan Xinjiang 西游记火焰山

The Flaming Mountains of Turpan are located in the Tian Shan Mountain range in China’s Xinjiang province. These mountains lie to the east of the city of Turpan, which is located on the northeastern rim of the Taklamakan Desert. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Turpan Xinjiang. Beware of the burn …

Silk Road China – Zhangye : Dafo/ Big Buddha Temple

Big Buddha built in 1100 Zhangye is one of the important city in Gansu Province, midway of Hexi Corridor along the Silk Road. There are a few attractions to visit in Zhangye. One of them is the mysterious Dafo/Giant Buddha Temple. The temple is called Dafo/Big Buddha because inside the temple there is a sleeping …

Bruce Lee Birth Place – San Francisco China Town California USA

Approximately one third of San Francisco residents are Asian, and most of those are Chinese. So you will see Chinatown played an important role in this city.  Many Chinese came here due to the gold rush & job for Central Pacific Railroad.  The early Chinese immigration (mostly from southern China, Guang Dong province) to the United …

Best Vietnamese Pho in Chinatown Las Vegas USA

When we reached Las Vegas, it was around noon time so we drove to Las Vegas Chinatown to have some Asian cuisine.  We did some research before knowing that the Vietnamese Pho  at Las Vegas Chinatown is authentic and one of the best! The distance is about 2 miles away from The Strip Las Vegas.  …