Wuzhen-water-town guide

Wuzhen water town. 40 amazing photos

Wuzhen is the perfect side-trip from Hangzhou or Shanghai, not too far from these cities. I visited Wuzhen from Hangzhou and it just took me a few hours by bus to reach the place. Wuzhen is an historical town with thousands of years of history. The particularity of this town is that a river big […]

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West lake, the best park in China

Hangzhou West lake is to China, what New York’s Central park is to the USA. The most iconic park of the country. West lake is a huge fresh water park in the heart of Hangzhou city center (East China). The park inspired poets and authors of many generations and influenced garden designing in Japan and […]

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China visa guide

China Visa: A complete guide and FAQ

On recent years China visa laws have changed greatly. Not only nation-wide, but also provincial-specific changes. It’s hard for everyone, and understandably so. Also recently, the law has been enforced more and is generally harder to get a Visa for China. On top of that the simple 30 day L tourist visa remains too expensive, […]

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How to install Lightroom presets

Very basic instructions on how to install Lightroom presets. The very first step would be to download your Lightroom presets (unzip if necessary) and get the .lrtemplate files ready. HOW TO INSTALL LIGHTROOM PRESETS: That’s it, that’s how you install Lightroom presets Easy, right?. I strongly recommend to keep your Lightroom presets organized in renamed […]

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Around Patong beach, plenty of nice places to explore and discover.

Top 5 affordable hotels in Patong

Patong beach is the most famous beach resort at the island of Phuket. Patong hotels are many and cheap. Affordable luxury is the norm here. 4 star hotels that resemble 5 star resorts, true bargains to be found. Patong is night-life epicenter of Phuket, Bangla road being the center of it all. Bangla offers plenty […]

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Chinese lantern festival. Photo-essay

Lantern Festival is the first major festival after the Chinese new year. This year i had to opportunity to visit the culture street of Tianjin, China, during the lanterĀ  festival night. The most important activity is to watch the wonderful Chinese lanterns, admire the full moon and to eat traditional snacks. All in all the […]

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