Great experience - from the time we walked into the lobby we were treated well by polite, friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast at the Kerry kitchen was one of the best in the world ! Highly recommend - we will be back !!
I have stayed at Chinaworl many things in the past. It still has not lost any of it old charm except for two area: I) I miss the old Japanese restaurant ( Aria?) Ii) Also I always would book a tennis game and hour with the tennis pro. This visit the tennis receptionist told me there were no longer ...
Some of the reviews mentioned sewage smell. For clarity, this occurs when you flush the toilet and I was on the top floor but nonetheless still had the smell. The smell last for a couple minutes so its not too bad, just flush it when you are about to leave the bathroom. There are USA electrical ports ...
Given China's size, the climate and seasons vary country-wide. Overall, the weather is best from late April to June, and September to October. Beijing is ideal from April to October, but humidity spikes between June and September. Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Hainan are pleasant in November and December, Shanghai in October and May.
If weather and large crowds aren't your concern, how about a Chinese New Year? Though the date changes every year, plan your trip around late January or early February. Tourist season peaks across China the first week in May and October for national holidays.
If you're going to Hong Kong, head to the Tourism Board to score discounts on unique tours. You can find anything from a free ride aboard the Duk Ling to a tea appreciation class.
History buffs are drawn to more than a dozen churches here, including the Ruins of St. Paul, the Chapel of St. Francis Xavier, and St. Joseph Seminary and Church atop Mato Mofino hill. Explore the scenery along Guia Hill, home to China's oldest lighthouse. A museum pays tribute to Japanese and Vietnamese Christian martyrs.
Drink with the posh crowd at this under-the-radar Shanghai hotspot, located down a Donghu Lu alley. Look for the anonymous black door with a tiny monkey print on it, and buzz to get in. Wet your whistle on swanky (read: pricey) libations such as prosecco mixed with lemon and lavender syrup.
Comprising one province and three regions, stay in the center or the south to soak up steamy bamboo forests and Ming-Dynasty villages. Head north to see lakes and mountain scenery and west for remote Tibetan-plateau grasslands.
For a taste of authentic rural China -- rice terraces, other-worldly karst peaks, jungle-like landscapes -- head to Guangxi, which is perfect for hiking, cycling and river trips.
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