Posts Tagged ‘ Xian ’

What’s hot: April 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel lets you in what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel industry this month

When and where to go in China

Jan 4th, 2018 | By

If you want to be part of the incoming visitor crowd, The China Guide has told you where to go and when. If you want to see a quieter and less busy China, this gives you a clue on where to avoid!

Greece prospers

Sep 6th, 2017 | By
ancient Kamiros

It may seem a little surprising but one of the best ways to find out how well Greece is faring in terms of tourism is to look at passenger numbers released by the German airport company, Fraport.

Saturday snippets: 12th November 2016

Nov 12th, 2016 | By
Blenheim Palce - illuminating the formal gardens at Christmas

The opening of the skiing season is early in Alpe d’Huez, light shows are becoming increasingly popular and soon there will be direct flights to the city of the Terracotta Army.

Where the experts holiday: Alan Locher, marketing & PR director at On Location tours

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By

On Location’s Alan Locher on Amsterdam, China and Boston’s best kept secrets

Xian’s Treasures

Sep 20th, 2009 | By

Pronounced ‘She-ann’ this central north-western city located in the province of Shannxi is one of the four great ancient capitals of China. Not only has it been the capital city throughout 13 of Chinas major dynasties but it also marks the start point of the countries famous Silk Road. The city has been in existence for well over 3000 years and thankfully for us travellers a significant amount of this history remains for us to marvel at including an impressive fortified wall surrounded by a moat built some 600 hundred years ago during the Ming Dynasty although this was only to replace an earlier earth wall constructed by Emperor Liu Bang in 198BC.