Travel Answers

change location

Did you mean?

Try your search again
    Advanced Editor View Guidelines

    Be the First to Answer

    • aleem187's Profile Photo

      video games arcades

      Guangzhou Oct 3, 2015 at 3:17 AM

      Hi,,where can i found the best video games arcades in Guangzhou?

    • YNTC Luxury bus from Kunming

      Lijiang Sep 23, 2015 at 6:26 AM

      I have read on the internet that there is a bus service operated by YNTAC using Volvo luxury bus and is non-smoking.
      Appreciate if you could help provide answers to these questions so that I can be better prepared for the trip:
      a) Does the luxury bus service from Kunming to lijiang still operate?
      b) Which bus station do I go to take the bus?
      c) What are the departure times from Kunming?
      d) How many hours does it take to travel from Kunming to Lijiang
      e) What is the cost of the ticket?
      Thank you very much.

    • rosielim's Profile Photo

      High speed train

      China Sep 21, 2015 at 2:20 AM

      I would like to travel from Humen, Dong Guan to Guilin.
      I have actually got the details from
      but am not sure where exactly is the station in Humen.
      I will arrive Shenzhen in the morning and proceed to Dongguan to do some paper and decide to
      take a high speed train from here to Guilin.
      Would appreciate it very much if anyone can advice me.
      Thank you.

    • Travel tips?

      Qingdao Sep 21, 2015 at 1:22 AM

      Has anyone traveled to Qingdao for Chuseok/ Mid autumn festival?? Any tips for things I should do/see around this time? I will be there for 3 1/2 days. TIA.

    • sirgaw's Profile Photo

      Maglev station

      Shanghai Sep 20, 2015 at 8:49 PM

      Hi everyone,

      Lady Gaw and I are going to parts of China in a few weeks time and although it is more expensive, we want to leave Shanghai city area to airport via the maglev train. We'll get to that station by taxi. I want to visit the maglev museum which I believe is part of the station complex and I'm hoping there is a left baggage area where we can dump our bags for an hour or so while we visit the museum and maybe grab some lunch at a nearby. Does anyone know if there is a left baggage area at that station complex please.

      Thanks in advance


    • Is it safe enough for a 6 year old boy to cycle on the city walls in Xian ?

      China Sep 16, 2015 at 6:35 PM

      Is it safe enough for a 6 year old boy to cycle on the city walls in Xian ? He is a good cyclist and I am looking for ways to include physical activity in our family holiday. Thanks!

    • Car rental from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigau

      China Sep 12, 2015 at 2:06 AM

      My name is Luong, I come from Hanoi, Vietnam. I am going to visit 6 days in China wth some friends.
      We’ll arrive at Chengdu on 18th-Oct, at 3:40 pm and come back to Hanoi on 23-Oct, at 4:40 pm
      I need a MPV Buick for 7 people, with driver to travel Jiuzhaigau and Huanglong in that time (no need to pick up from airport).
      We’ll provide accommodation and meal for driver.
      Please help me, where and how much I'll pay for this service

      This is the plan we intend to do, could you give some advice if you see it’s not reasonable.
      Day 1 (18th-Oct):
      - Fly to Chengdu 12:30-3:40pm
      - Checkin Hotel, Check car rental
      - City tour in down town, shopping
      - Overnight in Chengdu
      Day 2 (19th-Oct):
      - Go to Jiuzhaigou 423km 6:00am
      - Visit the Diexi lake and Songpan old town
      - Overnight in Jiuzhaigou
      Day 3+4 (20th-Oct and 21st-Oct):
      - Enjoy in Jiuzhaigou
      - Overnight in Jiuzhaigou
      Day 5 (22nd-Oct):
      - Go to Huanglong
      - Visit Maoxian city and Overnight here
      Day 6(23rd-Oct):
      - Come back to Chengdu Airport from Maoxian
      - Fly to Hanoi 4:40-5:50pm

      Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.

    • China vacation

      China Sep 21, 2015 at 4:34 AM

      Has anyone traveled to Qingdao for Chuseok/ Mid autumn festival?? Any tips for things I should do/see around this time? I will be there for 3 1/2 days. TIA.

    • Things to do in Beijing for 6 year old boy

      Beijing Sep 16, 2015 at 6:26 PM

      Would you recommend the following activities for a 6 year old machine- mad English speaking boy, visiting just for a few days - the aviation museum, sony explorascience? Also what age is Fundazzle geared to and would Aussie kids enjoy it ( 6 and 9) ?

    • animal conservation-friendly places to visit with kids

      China Sep 16, 2015 at 6:12 PM

      We want to visit Beijing and other destinations in China. We have kids that are passionate about animal conservation and we want them to come away with a positive view of China. Are there any zoos/acquariums/ conservation parks that would you recommend from this perspective? We have read that Beijing zoo has cramped enclosures and poor practices and want to avoid it - how about the aquarium in Beijing? How about Milu Park (and is that easy to get to?) How about the pandas in Chengdu? How about HK zoo? Any other ideas? Thanks so much. Our kids are 9 and 6


    • Apartments

      Shekou Sep 19, 2015 at 6:17 PM

      Are there any apartments available for stay in Shekou? I am travelling from Oct 28 to Nov 1 in Shekou
      Can anyone suggest good and reasonably priced apartments in Shekou?

    • 2 Weeks in South China : Shanghai to Hong Kong?

      China Oct 1, 2015 at 1:15 PM


      I'm considering going to China for about 2 weeks in December with a chinese-speaking friend. I've been to North China before so am considering southward of Shanghai. Its a massive country though, is Shanghai to Hong Kong too great a distance? Is there any alternative route you would recommend?


    • bus HKIA to Guangzhou then bus to Conghua

      Guangzhou Oct 2, 2015 at 2:36 PM

      I am planning to take one of the buses from HK international airport to Guangzhou and then then transfer to another bus to Conghua (to the main bus station in Conghua). But checking the schedules and routes below make me confused because it seems the HKIA buses stop at different hotels in Guangzhou but not at the East railway station in Guangzhou from where I think the buses to Conghua depart. Any tips on how to make a smooth transfer?

    • Rahamat's Profile Photo

      Bullet Train

      China Sep 17, 2015 at 9:49 PM

      I want to know if there is a bullet train service from Xuzhou to Xian and from Xian to Shanghai. If not, what sort of trains run on these lines and what sort of soft sleeper cabin are there.

    • Attractions between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Travelling by train

      China Sep 17, 2015 at 9:47 PM

      I asked another question a few weeks ago about itinerary options from Hong Kong to see south China. We can also return home from Shanghai so the question now is: we will be in Hong Kong in May, 2016. We need to get to Shanghai and are thinking of going there by train and visiting Guilin /Yangshuo and Hangzhou along the way. Any other sites worth visiting for a day or two along that route? It doesn't need to be direct (detours are possible) as we have some time for this trip.

      Thank you.

    • Canadian to RMB exchamge

      Beijing Oct 1, 2015 at 9:19 AM

      Can anyone tell me their experience to exchange Canaduan $ to Chinese RMB? Is the daily rate converted like on Do they charge commissions or a flat rate per transaction? Should I buy RMB before leaving Canada? On a busy tour with Sinorama Holidays so I won't have time to seek ATM and they say I can exchange in the hotels. Not sure of the conversion rate. Thanks for any ideas.

    • yungang caves in datong vs longmen grottoes in luoyang

      by kyhar Online Now Mar 17, 2008 at 11:06 PM


      I am deciding between stopping over in datong or luoyang to see the caves on my way from beijing to xian.

      Can anyone advise which is better to see ? What are the differences ? In terms of convenience from the train stations to get to the caves, which is easier as i am short of time on my itenary.


      4 Answers Mar 27, 2008 at 5:16 AM
    • visit to Datong from Beijing

      by limlaycheng Online Now Jul 25, 2007 at 9:12 AM

      We are planning a trip to Datong from Beijing - can anyone advise if there is nice scenery on the way if we take train in day time? Would we be able to buy soft sleepers on a day train from Beijing to Datong ? We thought of spending 1 nite in Datong and then taking the CITS tour for 1 day to Yungang grottoes and hanging monastery. Then to return to Beijing subsequently same day in evening - would there be long distance buses departing Datong to Beijing or would it be better to take soft sleepers on nite train but there would be problem what to do for whole nite in Datong while awaiting for train which leaves about 2300 hrs or so for Beijing. Planning to go Datong on Wed 26 Sept and returning Beijing on 27 Sept - travelling with 2 elderly folk in 70s. Any advice much appreciated

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2007 at 2:28 PM
    • Datong -- is one day enough?

      by heymikey Online Now Mar 26, 2007 at 11:08 PM

      I'm thinking of arriving in Datong early morning from Beijing and leaving later that night to Xi'an. I don't really intend sticking around town for more than a day and I only plan to see the cave and the hanging monastery. I just have some questions about the logistics:
      (1) Can I book a cheap tour through CITS once I arrive in Datong? If so, how much?
      (2) Are there any storage lockers in the train station?
      (3) Are there any shower facilities at the train station?
      (4) I will be arriving in Datong on May 7, which is during the Golden Week. Will it be hard for me to book a sleeper ticket from Datong to Xi'an on this date?

      6 Answers May 19, 2007 at 9:13 AM
    • Train tickets back to Beijing

      by tanby Online Now Jan 26, 2007 at 7:33 PM

      I have checked with a few online travel companies in Beijing, only able to get Beijing-Datong train tickets.

      How can I arrange for someone or travel agent in Datong to help get Datong - Beijing overnight sleepers?

      Intend to visit Datong's Yungang Buddhist Caves and Hanging Monastary only.

      Has any VTers gone with CITS day tour to these 2 places? How to book?


      8 Answers Apr 2, 2007 at 3:55 PM
    • mikegr's Profile Photo

      Boarding the Trans Siberian in Datong

      by mikegr Online Now Jun 12, 2004 at 7:47 PM

      I'm intending to travel from China to Western Russia on the Trans Siberian. I was wondering if it is possible to board the train at Datong, rather than in Beijing (I've been to Beijing before and it will add a long distance to my travel plans if I have to go back there). I'm not planning todothe journey in one go - the first leg would be as far as Ulaan Baatar. Hope you can help me out with this - I'd appreciate any information. Thanks - Mike

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2004 at 12:28 AM