At first glance, Hong Kong is nothing short of daunting: a thicket of skyscrapers perched on a South China Sea island. But the city can be one of the most engaging and unexpectedly beautiful urban spectacles on Earth. Explore the backstreets and unexpected traditional temples of Central, then step into the sensory overload of Mongkok where markets selling live birds sit side by side with medicine shops and hipster boutiques crammed with chic threads.
China is a massive eastern Asia country with a wide variation in terrain including grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers, and a lengthy coastline. The bustling capital of Beijing encompasses a mixture of historic and modern day architecture with both the Forbidden City palace complex and Tiananmen Square. You can also see the illustrious Great Wall of China as it runs east to west in the northern region of the country. Fantastic food, beautiful scenery, and a rich culture make China a country that anyone would enjoy exploring.