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  • Guandu ancient town, Kunming

    As an ancient town with a long history, Guandu was an ancient ferry well-known in central Yunnan and was a large marketing place in the east of Kunming Lake....

  • The Dian Kingdom and its bronze culture

    Some 2,000 years ago, Kunming was in the so called Dian Kingdom. In this article, the local travel expert Ma Tongchun shares his in-depth experience of the bronze culture of Kunming....

  • The hidden Buddhist grottos in Kunming

    Buddhist grottos in Kunming? Yes, in Anning city in the west of Kunming. In this article, local travel expert Ma Tongchun shares his in-depth experience....

  • The Dongchuan Redlands

    The Dongchuan Redlands as they are commonly known are located in a beautiful natural tranquil pastoral setting surrounded by mountains about 250 kilometres from Kunming in Dongchuan District....

  • A splendid new museum in Kunming

    Much more than the usual random collection of objects, the museum is a significant addition to Kunming’s reputation as a venue for cultural exchange between Yunnan and the rest of the world. ...

  • What to shop in Kunming?

    Visitors to Kunming have access across the city to a wide range of products unique to Yunnan which cannot be found elsewhere in the world. ...

  • Insects on the menu for lunch or supper?

    Eating insects obviously is an acquired taste but, in Kunming and other parts of Yunnan, decent or markets restaurants and the ubiquitous BBQ stalls offer a variety of edible insects for connoisseurs....

  • Kunming, the home of the Flying Tigers

    Most people usually like to learn something about American Flying Tigers when visiting Kunming. Here, I only focus on and recommend the traces of the Flying Tigers (AVG) in the city of Kunming....

  • The Way Southeastward

    How can you evade throngs of tourists and what can you do in particular? An ethnic cultural tour-if you’re a fan of ethnic groups of Yunnan. Share my experience for a 26-day tour starting from KM....

  • Zhenqing Taoist Temple

    Including an open air restaurant and number of courtyards with a traditional ambiance, the temple complex provides a tranquil retreat for visitors, from the busy streets and modern buildings around. ...