September 15, 2014

Chinaful Insider Guide: STAY in Beijing

My view of Beijing in September from the Park Hyatt As summer turns into fall, I can’t help but think of how beautiful Beijing is this time of year. Far away from spring’s sandstorms and winter’s ice-cold temperatures, fall often brings clear skies and crispness in the air. It’s the best time to visit Beijing. […]

August 25, 2014

Guest Post: An Intern’s Reflections on Shanghai

Welcome today to Beatriz Lopez, an intern with Intuu China! I asked Beatriz to share with Chinaful’s readers the highs and lows of her experience learning to live and work in China. As every traveler to China can attest, China poses many new challenges that stem from the different cultures and languages. But there’s nothing […]

June 25, 2014

SinoSaying: Nature is Heaven

{Guilin’s famous mountains and water} My SinoSaying is: 桂林山水甲天下 (Guìlín shānshuǐ jiǎ tiānxià) Translated, this means: “Guilin mountains and water are heaven.” I first learned this saying: When I visited Guilin for myself. The mountains are so curious, rounded at the top. Guilin is a pilgramage for the Chinese to see one of the most beautiful places […]

June 04, 2014

Pandas, Pandas Everywhere!

What animal do you associate with China? Officially, it’s the dragon, but more and more pandas are taking over. China has relied on the pandas for everything from branding at the 2008 Olympics to international diplomacy.  These bamboo-loving bears have won the hearts of the Chinese and the world. Native to China’s southwest, pandas (大熊猫, […]

March 05, 2014

Chinaful Insider Guide: SHOP in Beijing

For decades China has been known for pirated DVD’s and fake Rolexes, however the shopping scene in Beijing has definitely evolved over the past ten years. Below, Chinaful has provided a guide to Beijing’s most popular markets as well as some of its rarer gems. When available, we have provided the links to each locale’s […]