China Category Posts

Loving the Moment Instagram Highlights with Shangri-La Hangzhou

3 October, 2013

Having checked out Inner Mongolia’s 希拉穆仁草原 and 响沙湾 Desert and Xi’an 兵马俑 for the past week, we decided to stopover at Hangzhou for a breather from our busy travel itinerary –...

Exploring Xiangshawan Desert 响沙湾 (Singing Sand Ravine) with Shangri-La Baotou

30 September, 2013

Most tourists come to Inner Mongolia to see 2 main attractions – the Grasslands and the Desert.  While there are a number of Grassland options e.g. Xilamuren Grassland, the...

Exploring Beijing Drum Tower 鼓楼 & Houhai 后海 Hutongs 胡同 [Pedicab/Trishaw Hutong Tour Scam Alert]

26 September, 2013

Besides the standard Beijing tourist destinations of Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing Street, Shichahai (什刹海) is another area worth checking for its beautiful lakes, shopping along old streets such as...

Sightseeing at Huhhot City – Dazhao Temple 大召寺, Five Pagoda Temple 五塔寺, Sai Shang Old Street 塞上老街

24 September, 2013

Besides the Xilamuren Grasslands, there are a few places of attractions in Huhhot too e.g. Dazhao Temple, Five Pagoda Temple.  As part of the Shangri-La Grassland Experience Package, you...

Loving the Moment Instagram Highlights with Shangri-La Xi’an

22 September, 2013

After about a week in Inner Mongolia, we took a short flight from Baotou to Xi’an – one of the oldest cities in China, with more than 3,100 years...

希拉穆仁草原 Xilamuren Grassland Experience at 蒙古人圣地度假村- Mongolian Yurts and Horse-Riding

20 September, 2013

Most tourists come to Inner Mongolia for the grassland experience and 呼和浩特市 Huhehaote (also known as Hohhot or Huhhot), the capital of 内蒙古 Neimenggu (Inner Mongolia) is typically the...

Review of Shangri-la Hotel Huhhot 呼和浩特香格里拉大酒店

17 September, 2013

When I mentioned to some of my friends that I am going to Huhhot in Inner Mongolia China, their imaginations brought them to airport transfers by horse-drawn carriage, Mongolian...

Loving the Moment Instagram Highlights with Shangri-La Baotou

14 September, 2013

Moving on to our third city of our 2-week China trip – Baotou – another Inner Mongolian city. Here we will check out another grassland nearer the city (Saihantala...

Enjoying Creative Dining Highlights of Chef Menex 张嘉裕主厨 at Shang Palace 香宫 Shangri-La Huhhot 呼和浩特香格里拉大酒店

11 September, 2013

One of the concerns we had for our trip to Inner Mongolia was food – this region is well known for its lamb and beef dishes – the Mongolian...

Savoring the Authentic Ya Yuan Peking Duck at Kerry Beijing Horizon Restaurant

9 September, 2013

Kerry Hotel, Beijing is one of Shangri-La luxury hotels with a more vibrant, energetic feel in every part of the hotel from service to room amenities (e.g. complimentary minibar...

China Summer Holiday Trip Preparation Tips

3 September, 2013

Travelling in China can be quite an experience and culture shock for some – we made a few pre-trip preparations for our recent trip to China with Shangri-La to...

Shangri-La China World Summit Wing Dining Options – Grill 79 & The Red Chamber

31 August, 2013

Guests at Shangri-La China World Summit Wing are spoilt for choices with regards to dining options in and around the hotel.  Besides the six restaurants/bars at China World Summit...

Loving the Moment Instagram Highlights with Shangri-La Huhhot

29 August, 2013

At the second city of our 2-week China trip – the capital of Inner Mongolia – Huhhot 呼和浩特市 (or commonly referred to as 呼市), our Shangri-La Instagram #LovingtheMoment highlights...

Review of Shangri-La China World Summit Wing 北京国贸大酒店 in Beijing

25 August, 2013

Our Shangri-La China World Summit Wing experience started right from the moment we stepped off the plane at Beijing Capital International Airport (after a red-eye flight from Singapore) when...