China

Top tips for travelling through China!

Blogger: Lauren Lucy Crowley

As you may have noticed OnTheQT recently took a trip to China! What a fascinating place that captured my heart! We had an amazing time, and now its time to share our top tips with you! (more…)

Shanghai,China

Blogger: Lauren Lucy Crowley

Enormous Shanghai with its bright city lights, (on China’s central coast), is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund which is a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings, wonderful to admire! Across the Huangpu River rises Pudong’s futuristic skyline, including the 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower! (more…)

Beijing, China!

Blogger: Lauren Lucy Crowley

Being capital of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is the nation’s political, economic, cultural, educational and international trade and communication center. We spent three days there exploring the city and all it has to offer! (more…)

Hong Kong!

Blogger: Lauren Lucy Crowley

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect upon arrival into Hong Kong, and so was pleasantly surprised when I fell in love with the city at first sight! Known for its skyline and deep natural harbour, Hong Kong shares its northern border with the Guangdong Province of Mainland China. With around 7.2 million inhabitants the city is one of the world’s most densely populated metropolises! (more…)

Hong Kong

Bloggers: Fiona & Glenn

Hong Kong was the final stop on our trip around China. A Special Administrative Region of China since the handing over of power from the United Kingdom in 1997 there are some noticeable differences for tourists arriving from mainland China; currency, driving direction and the ability to use Google! (more…)

Shanghai

Blogger: Fiona & Glenn

Located on the Yangtze River delta, Shanghai was a major trade town for centuries. Following the establishment of the Shanghai International Settlement and the French Concession the city flourished as a center of commerce between east and west. Some of Shanghai’s most renowned tourist sites include the Bund and the Yuyuan Gardens. (more…)

Yangtze Cruise

Blogger: Fiona & Glenn

To say the least, China can be hectic. If you fancy hitting a more leisurely pace, a 3 day cruise along the Yangtze River from Chongqing to Yichang, a distance of 660km including a visit to The Three Gorges Dam is highly recommended. (more…)