• China
  • Summer Palace – an Imperial Garden in Beijing

    1. Outstanding Universal Value (What does the UNESCO say about the property? Why is it worth your visit?) 2. Practical information 2.1 How to get there? 2.2 How to buy ticket? 2.3 Opening hours and suggested length of visit 2.4 Audio guide and guided tour 2.5 Recommended route 2.6 Leisure activities 3. The Summer Palace 3.1 To […]

    Summer Palace – an Imperial Garden in Beijing was last modified: January 10th, 2021 by Dong
  • China
  • The Forbidden City – Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing (Peking)

    1. Outstanding Universal Value (What does the UNESCO say about the property? Why is it worth your visit?) 2. Practical Information 2.1 How to get there? 2.2 How to buy ticket? 2.3 Opening hours and suggested length of visit 2.4 Audio guide 2.5 Other tips 3. Highlights (What you should absolutely not miss during your visit?) […]

    The Forbidden City – Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing (Peking) was last modified: November 23rd, 2020 by Dong
  • China
  • The Grand Canal of China – Pingjiang Road and Shantang Road

    1. Outstanding Universal Value (What does the UNESCO say about the property? Why is it worth your visit?) 2. Pingjiang Road 3. Shantang Street 1. Outstanding Universal Value The Grand Canal forms a vast inland waterway system in the north-eastern and central eastern plains of China, passing through eight of the country’s present-day provinces from the […]

    The Grand Canal of China – Pingjiang Road and Shantang Road was last modified: October 23rd, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Schynige Platte – Top of Swiss Tradition

    The Schynige Platte is a small mountain ridge and a viewpoint in the Bernese Oberland and belongs to the Schwarzhorn group. It is one of the first mountains I visited when I arrived in Switzerland about 5 years and I can still clearly remember its botanical garden, where I saw the Edelweiss for the first […]

    Schynige Platte – Top of Swiss Tradition was last modified: October 9th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Trift Bridge Hike – A prestigious viewpoint for those with a head for heights

    The Trift Bridge (Triftbrücke in German) is one of the most spectacular pedestrian suspension bridges in the Alps, and on it, you’ll have a commanding view of the Trift Glacier with its ice tongue and of the milky turquoise glacier lake. Unfortunately, in order to reach it, you have to hike on a T3 (mountain […]

    Trift Bridge Hike – A prestigious viewpoint for those with a head for heights was last modified: September 24th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Eiger Trail

    1. Outstanding Universal Value 2. The North Face of Eiger 3. Why take the Eiger Trail? 4. Practical tips 5. What to expect on the trail? 1. Outstanding Universal Value This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – Eiger Trail was last modified: September 9th, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Harder Kulm – Top of Interlaken

    Interlaken, a city I’ve passed numerous times but only got the opportunity to explore during my most recent travel. In this post, I’ll first introduce to you the Harder Kulm – Top of Interlaken, and then I’ll talk a bit about my holiday there. 1. Harder Kulm 1.1 How to get there 1.1.1 Hike 1.1.2 […]

    Harder Kulm – Top of Interlaken was last modified: September 2nd, 2020 by Dong
  • Italy
  • The Royal Museums of Turin (2/2) – The Sabauda Gallery, Archaeological Museum and Royal Gardens

    In my previous post I talked about the Royal Palace (including the Royal Armoury), the Holy Shroud Chapel and the Royal Library of the Royal  Museums of Turin. In this post, I’ll introduce to you the rest of the complex, that is to say, the Royal Gardens, the Sabauda Gallery, and the Archaeological Museum. 1. The […]

    The Royal Museums of Turin (2/2) – The Sabauda Gallery, Archaeological Museum and Royal Gardens was last modified: August 29th, 2020 by Dong
  • Italy
  • The Royal Museums of Turin (1/2) – The Royal Palace, Holy Shroud Chapel and Royal Library

    1. Outstanding Universal Value (What does the UNESCO say about the property? Why is it worth your visit?) 2. Practical information 2.1 The complex 2.2 Ticket prices 2.3 Opening hours 2.4 Suggested length of visit and recommended route 2.5 Other important information and tips 3. The Royal Palace 3.1 The Grand Staircase 3.2 Hall of the […]

    The Royal Museums of Turin (1/2) – The Royal Palace, Holy Shroud Chapel and Royal Library was last modified: August 22nd, 2020 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – from Grosse Scheidegg to First

    This is part of a series of posts dedicated to the exploration of Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a UNESCO World Heritage site covering an entire area of 82,400 ha. The next few paragraphs will be about the site’s universal value (the reason why it is inscribed on the World Heritage list) and a brief introduction to various […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn – from Grosse Scheidegg to First was last modified: August 4th, 2020 by Dong