Tag Archives: China

A Getaway for Tea Lovers

Surrounded by the famous Longjing tea plantations and ancient bamboo forests, Millennium Resort Hangzhou offers the perfect base from which to savour a fragrant cup of green in the surrounding teahouses and tea plantations. China is recognised as the birthplace of tea, and its tea culture is...

Great places to grab a bite in Beijing’s CBD

Contrary to common perception, it is possible to find an inexpensive spot in Beijing’s bustling central business district for a quick bite when you have an hour or two to spare in between meetings. Beijing’s city centre spans almost four square kilometres and includes some of China’s...

Discover Beijing’s buzzing art scene

Works by China’s boundary-breaking painters, sculptors and photographers are increasingly causing a stir on the international art scene. Check out the city’s art districts for yourself and rather than shopping for souvenirs, return to your luxury hotel room with a striking piece of modern art. A city steeped in history,...

Workouts with a view

Want to keep fit while you’re travelling as well as see the sights? Check out these popular fitness-friendly ideas which all come with spectacular views. Exercising while you’re travelling doesn’t mean you need to be confined to your hotel room or a windowless hotel gym. In fact, combining...

Take a trip back in time in Xiamen

Xiamen has been called a “garden on the sea” and is consistently named one of China’s most liveable cities. Beneath its modern-day charm, however, lies the city’s vibrant heritage. The next time you’re in town for business, ask your concierge at Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen to arrange...

10 weird things to do in Shanghai

The most memorable moments are found in experiencing things new and unknown. Shanghai has many opportunities to explore the unusual and extraordinary – from restaurants to architecture and hotels. This time round, forget the usual landmark tourist attractions and make a beeline for these weird and wonderful...

Three ways to meet the pandas of Chengdu

There are only about 1500 of these peaceful bears left and most of them are located in Chengdu. If you're up for a great panda adventure, look no farther than one of China’s largest cities. Chengdu is more than just another bustling, congested Chinese metropolis. The city...

Four unique long weekend choices in Asia

Is your idea of a weekend escapade one where you can shop till you drop? Or do you prefer soaking in the artistic vibes of a city? Check out Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ guide to awesome getaways for different personality types. Everyone’s idea of a dream long weekend...

Keeping kids happy on holiday

The key to the perfect child-friendly vacation is all in the planning and even last minute getaways require some thought. Here are some tips to get you started. 1. Involve the kids from the beginning Get a globe or map of the world to make it easy for your kids...