Articles Mentioning China Hotels

8 Destinations That Cater to Every Vice

Vices are often tied to the seven deadly sins — greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride — but these behaviors don’t always have to be so dramatic. Generally speaking, a vice is defined as an act that is viewed as pleasurable for some and wicked or detrimental to others. Far be it from…

16 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Their First Trip to Shanghai

Shanghai Streets; Xiquinho Silva/Flickr Shanghai is often described as both the Paris and New York of the East, which should hint at its status as China’s premier international metropolis. Modern, cultured, and packed with people (the population of 26 million is more than double that of Paris and New York City combined!), Shanghai offers visitors…

5 Hotels in Hong Kong That Should Be on Your Radar Now

From classic luxury to budget-friendly, Hong Kong is flush with hotels for all types of travelers. We recently scoured the destination and discovered some of the best accommodation options. Read on for five of our favorite Hong Kong hotels right now, all of which have just been added to Oyster.com.

10 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Hong Kong

The stunning Man Mo Temple in Sheung Wan/Oyster Traveling to any big city for the first time can be a jarring experience. And with its endless forests of skyscrapers, intense street life, and often high prices, Hong Kong can seem intimidating at first glance. While it’s easier to tackle than Tokyo, and more organized than…

10 Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city that’s constantly changing. As soon as one trendy spot becomes too well-known for its own good, another quickly arises to take its place. Luckily, there are some tried-and-true places throughout the city that have withstood the test of time, even if they’ve moved around once or twice. Stick to the…

The Best Disney Vacation for Every Decade of Your Life

Disney is one of those getaways that excites travelers of all ages. From our formidable childhood to our golden years, Mickey Mouse and friends are there to build memories with us every step of the way. That being said, there are various spots that are better suited to certain age groups. That’s why we put…

7 Places Around the World Where Uber Is Banned

b k/Flickr While Uber is certainly one of the world’s most successful tech firms, the unicorn company (a tech start-up valued at over $1 billion) is also undoubtedly controversial, having faced backlash from all corners of the globe throughout its short history. Yes, the rides are affordable and convenient, but after a honeymoon period, various…

21 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Hong Kong

Hong Kong has its reputation. In fact, depending on who you’re talking to, it has many reputations. To some, it’s a bland corporate hub for expats. To others, it’s a dizzying blend of old and new, mixing Chinese and Western cultures. In the end, Hong Kong is all of these things — and that’s what…

10 of the World’s Newest Hiking Trails to Discover

Dingoa/Wikimedia Commons In an increasingly connected world, where speed is at a premium, walking is probably the ultimate slow travel experience. What better way to get in touch with nature, soak in breathtaking scenery, and create a memorable experience than by embarking on a long-distance hike? In the past three years, a number of long-distance…