Huangshan
Xidi 西递and Hongcun Village 宏村, Huangshan 黃山

Xidi 西递and Hongcun Village 宏村, Huangshan 黃山

The ancient villages of Xidi 西递 and Hongcun 宏村, located nearby Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), Anhui, China, feature great historic buildings of Chinese culture. Only about an hour’s flight away from Shanghai, they are not to be missed, when traveling to see themagnificent mountains of Huangshan. Xidi and Hongcun are similar in their historic importance. But...
First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, Huangshan黃山

First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, Huangshan黃山

The First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, located in the historic Old Street, in the TunXi district of Huangshan city, is arguably the most popular restaurant in town. On a recent trip to see the famed Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), we spent a day in the nearby town to check out the local sights. Situated at the beginning...
Design Boutique Hotel 蝶尚非经验酒店, Huangshan

Design Boutique Hotel 蝶尚非经验酒店, Huangshan

The Design Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of Huangshan City, creates an whimsical and colorful atmosphere for guests. With the natural (like Huangshan), the ancient (like Xidi and Hongcun Village), and some shopping (like Old Street) attractions nearby, Huangshan is boasts a thriving tourism economy. Strangely, there aren’t many hotel chains. Independently hotels, like the Design...
Huangshan’s Old Street 黃山老街

Huangshan’s Old Street 黃山老街

In the town of Huangshan 黄山 (Yellow Mountain), there is the famous tourist destination Old Street 老街. The Tunxi district, which is the main shopping district, is where the Old Street starts. The rustic traditional Anhui buildings house touristy gifts, Chinese calligraphy instruments, tasty sweets, and “antiques”. You’ll also find tea houses, snacks, and restaurants....
Bei Hai Hotel 黄山北海宾馆, Huangshan 黃山

Bei Hai Hotel 黄山北海宾馆, Huangshan 黃山

North Sea Hotel, directly translated from Bei Hai Hotel or 黄山北海宾馆, is a strange name for a hotel being that it is located in a land locked province. Yet, after visiting, you realize the poetic sea of clouds that surround the mountains make the name quite appropriate. The hotel, during the autumn holidays – as when we...
Huangshan 黄山

Huangshan 黄山

I recently went on a short trip to Huangshan 黄山. It is one of the most picturesque places in the world. The jagged mountains jut out with trees dotted throughout the crevices. On the best days, in which we were blessed to have, the fog and clouds would weave in and out the peaks. Artists...
Train ride to Huangshan from Shanghai 黄山到上海火車

Train ride to Huangshan from Shanghai 黄山到上海火車

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