One of my favorite things I did in China was visit the Summer Palace. The Summer Palace is an imperial gardens estate in Beijing. It’s where the royals would spend their summers, so it is basically like a luxurious retreat – it’s absolutely stunning! There were a few really cool things I learned while there. […]
Before I went to Beijing, I had no idea that The Forbidden City even existed, but I learned so much about it while I was there and now I can’t even believe I got to experience such a special place. The Forbidden City is the imperial palace where emperors lived from 1420 to 1912. It’s […]
I know the popular place to go see cherry blossoms is Japan, but I was crossing my fingers that I’d see some while I was in China, and yay! I did! There were lots of plum and other fruit blossoms as well, and I was loving all the pink flowers everywhere. We spotted these trees at the Summer Palace, which I will be sure to share more on later.
Of course, the top thing on my list when I started planning my trip to Beijing was to climb The Great Wall of China. As usual, I just planned my trip around a flight deal I found, so I’m glad it just happened to be Beijing, which is close enough to The Great Wall. During […]
This post is sponsored by Zocdoc. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Obtaining a Visa In order to travel to China, you have to have a visa, and it’s not super easy to get. When I went to Australia, I had to fill out a form online and pay $20 to get my visa; […]