Linhai, China

If you have a day to spare, and want to venture outside of Shanghai for a few hours, let me recommend the city of Linhai, China! Linhai is located in the eastern Zhejiang Province. It’s an easy 3 hour, high-speed, train ride from the Hongqiao train station, and half a day is enough time to […]

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Sanya Marriott Dadonghai

While temporarily living in China, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting many small cities around the country. My latest stop was Sanya, China for an extended holiday weekend. My husband and I stayed at the Sanya Marriott Dadonghai, and it was perfect. The Hotel… First and foremost, the hotel is beautiful. Excellent location for access […]

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Legend of Hangzhou’s West Lake

This past Sunday I had the pleasure to visit West Lake in Hangzhou, China. West Lake is said to be the incarnation of Xi Shi, one of the four beauties of ancient China. In 2011, West Lake was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 and has influenced poets and painters, and Chinese garden […]

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