Formerly a tiny fishing village, Shanghai is one of China’s most well-known cities. One of Asia’s major financial centers it is also known as the world’s
busiest container port. Located on China’s eastern coast, summers are hot and humid while winters are chilly and damp. Some of the best times to visit
are in spring and fall.
Located in northern China, close to the Gobi desert, Beijing is both a political center and China’s cultural heart. Beijing has six Unesco World Heritage Sites and is home to some of the world’s most innovative modern buildings such as the Olympic Stadium. With many of China’s top artists, film makers, musicians and writers, the city has a vibrant and ever-evolving cultural scene and is also the center for the traditional Chinese performing arts such as dances and acrobatics. +
The experts at My China Visa have been helping travelers navigate the Chinese visa process for the past 16 years. With the launch of our new blog, we aim to provide expert advice in another form -- where to go and what to do once you get to China and what else you should check out on your next trip. We’ll also keep you up to date on well-known festivals such as New Year’s and provide a glimpse into lesser known aspects of Chinese culture such as Golden Week. Whether you’re visiting China for work or pleasure there is plenty to explore and we can’t wait to share it all with you!+