Tag: things to see and do Hangzhou

Travel Report: The Shangri-La Hotel – Hangzhou, China.

October 2017. Wonderboy and I had just finished tackling the unbridled chaos of West Lake’s Su Causeway and were in desperate need of a well-deserved time out. “Check out that fancy hotel!” I exclaimed. So we did, crossing the insanely busy Beishan Road and walking up the driveway of the opulent Shangri-La Hotel. We’d been […]

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Travel Report: Hefang Market Street – Hangzhou, China.

October 2017. Wonderboy and I were making our way back down Wushan Hill after a peaceful morning exploring City of God Pavilion when we stumbled upon the chaos of Hefang Market Street, Hangzhou’s most popular street food spot. The place was absolutely teeming that day with the Golden Week crowds and for a moment Wonderboy […]

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Travel Report: Shuangtou Bridge – Hangzhou, China.

October 2017. I must have covered every inch of West Lake’s gorgeous parkland during my five days in Hangzhou. One of the lake’s great joys are its beautifully sculpted bridges and if you had to hand out top prize to just one it would probably be Shuangtou Bridge, located in Changqiao Park near Tangyun Art Gallery.  […]

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Travel Report: Orioles Singing in the Willows Park, Hangzhou, China.

October 2017. A trip to the Chinese city of Hangzhou is all about one thing: the shimmering, dreamy majesty of West Lake. Surrounded by misty green hills and lush parkland as far as the eye can see, this booming city of 8.7 million stands as one of China’s most adored holiday spots. No surprise then […]

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