Fuxian Lake, some 80km southeast of Kunming City is the deepest fresh water lake of China. It is known for its clean water and is a popular weekend destinations for people from the city especially during the hotter months of the year!
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The high-speed train network in China is getting bigger: in Summer 2016, a new train line will connect Kunming in Yunnan with Shanghai at the east coast. The ride of over 2200km will only take 8 hours instead of the current 38. Get your thrill of speed!
Connecting many famous travel destinations in Yunnan Province, Laos and Thailand, the Kunming-Bangkok Highway is - despite cheap flight offers - a popular driving route among international travelllers. Go south, for 1900km!
Kunming is Yunnan's major infrastructure hub. Besides Yunnan's biggest airport and train station, Kunming is also home to several long distance bus terminals from where day and night coaches reach about every corner of the province. Safe travels!
We reported about the airport shuttle buses the other day. At twelve of their bus stations it is now possible to check-in for one's flight already prior to arriving at the airport. Receive your boarding pass at one of the stations first and skip the procedure at the airport!
The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for Chinese and other nations in Asia. People who work or study in other cities usually go back to their hometowns to celebrate this big day with their families. We hope you booked your tickets already.
At Kunming Changshui International Airport, choosing a shuttle bus to get transfered to Kunming's downtown or vice versa would be a cheap and relatively quick way. There are 2 different companies offering shuttles. Today: The Airport Express.
According to the UN's World Tourism Organization, international tourism is on the rise. In 2015, travelers from all over the world broke a new record and pushed the number up as high as never before.
Xishuangbanna is a good place to go trekking - when going during the right season of the year. While you won't be able to move at all during the end of the dry season from March to May/June, the cool winter months are best! Grab your hiking boots!
Recently, the Chinese Central Bank is striving towards devaluating the Chinese Yuan. For many people outside of China paying with other currencies this means in turn, that all sorts of services in China are getting cheaper. So better book now!