Let’s get familiar with Chinese calendar!

Do you know what Chinese calendar is for? It is interesting to find out that people in China are using Chinese and Gregorian calendar as well nowadays. In ancient China, … Continue Reading →


Best Ancient Historical Places to See in China – LocalGuiding Travel Blog

China has plenty of attractions which fascinate locals and also foreigners to go there. If you love the charming nature, you can go to see the eye-popping landscape of Guilin. … Continue Reading →

Hidden gems in Shanghai recommended by local guide Flora Lin

From time to time we ask LocalGuiding guides to tell us about their favourite place in the city they live. Today we received Flora Lin???s insider tip about Shikum housing in Shanghai: My favourite hidden gem is the “Shikumen housing” in Shanghai. S… Continue Reading →

Interview: Shanxi tour guide Cloris tells us why Chinese like noodles so much

Our community of local tour guides grows day by day. Today we put the spotlight on Taiyuan Tour Guide Cloris.Who are you, where do you live and what unique experiences do you offer? Hello, Everyone. I am Cloris, a tour guide in Taiyuan, Shanxi, Ch… Continue Reading →

Interview with Shanghai Tour Guide Gu: “Shanghai is a fancy land for diners.”

Our community of local tour guides grows day by day. Once in a while we present you an interesting interview with one of our local tour guides. Get to know them a little bit better. If you have more questions visit their tour guide profiles on Loc… Continue Reading →

Chinas West! A Trip to Kangding and Tagong. Part 2

… One of the owners of the charming Zhilam hostel, where we were staying, recommended a friend of his to take us to Tagong. His name was Tashi and he turned out to be an extremely friendly local who was our constant source of information about t… Continue Reading →

Chinas West! A Trip to Kangding and Tagong, Part 1

The saying that China is not a country but a whole continent gets a totally new meaning when you leave the common tourist track and get past Xi???an, the Great Wall and Guilin during your travels. For once, we would advice people to follow a sugge… Continue Reading →