Buddha, Thailand Butter Lamps Swayambhunath, Nepal Ceremonial Tray, India Tikka powder, India Flower Vendor, India Parasols, Myanmar Temple Roof, India
click on an image to see a larger version


button China

Great Wall of China, Beijing button Welcome to the links page for travellers to the world's most populous nation. Scroll down for tourist information, media resources, facts about visas and transport information.

Great Wall of China, Beijing





button button Links Click here to go back to the Links menu

button button Portfolio Click here to commission work

button button Books Click here to buy books by Joe Bindloss

button button Contact Click here to contact Joe Bindloss

button button Home Click here t o return to the front page














Forbidden City, Beijing

Forbidden City, Beijing















Beijing Street Food

Beijing Street Food

















Bell Tower, Beijing

Bell Tower, Beijing













Chairman Mao Poster, Beijing

Chairman Mao Poster, Beijing

















Shopping Arcades, Shanghai

Shopping Arcades, Shanghai

















Street Scene, Nanjing

Street Scene, Nanjing

















Lanterns, Beijing Hutongs

Lanterns, Beijing Hutongs

















Morning Tai Chi, Shanghai

Morning Tai Chi, Shanghai
Tourist Information

Government Tourism Sites

China National Tourism Administration
Official tourism website of Chinese government

China National Tourist Office
China tourism website for the US


Other Tourism Sites

Travel China Guide
American-Chinese private travel website

China Travel
China travel site with hotel and tour information

China Travel Service
American-Chinese travel website

China Today
Travel and cultural links for China

China Business World Travel Links
Travel links from China business site

China International Travel Service
Tour and travel information from China's largest travel agency

Lonely Planet China Pages
China travel information from Lonely Planet

Frommers' China Pages
China travel information from Frommers'


Visa Information

Chinese Embassy London
London embassy of the People's Republic of China


News & Media

China Daily News
Chinese news in English

China View
Online news server for Chinese news articles

China.org.cn
State-edited news resource for China

China News Agency
China news from World News Network

Sinopolis
News site pooling translated articles from the Chinese media


Travel & Transport

Air China
Official website of Air China, the national carrier and main domestic airline

Cathay Pacific
Official website of Cathay Pacific, the national carrier of Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines
Regional airline serving major cities in eastern China

China Southern Airlines
Regional airline serving major cities in southern China

China Northern Airlines
Regional airline serving major cities in northern China

China Southwest Airlines
Regional airline serving major cities in southwest China

Travel China Guide Rail Search
Guide to rail services in China

KCR Rail
Information on rail services out of Hong Kong/Kowloon

China Train Tickets
Online information on train services in China

Seat 61 Train Information
Independent site with useful tips on train travel in China


Human Rights Information

Human Rights in China
Chin ese human rights website

China's Human Rights
Website covering Chinese human rights issues

Human Rights Watch China Pages
China human rights information from Human Rights Watch

Tibet Information Network
Website covering human rights issues in Tibet


Chinese Language Information

Chinese is a tricky language to master but a little Mandarin will smooth the way as you travel around the country. Here are some useful links on the Chinese language:


Chinese Languages
Portal for information on Mandarin, Cantonese and regional languages

Zhongwen
Online guide to writing Chinese characters

Mandarin Tools
Tools for students of Mandarin Chinese

Chinese Language Forums
Advice forums on Chinese language and culture

Beijing Language & Culture University
Beijing University offering courses in Chinese language and culture


Teaching in China

With China's economic star on the rise and the Olympic Games fast approaching, there are excellent opportunities for English language teachers all over China. Most programmes for foreign teachers include free airfares and a decent salary and no previous teaching experience is usually required - you just need to be a university graduate and native English speaker. Here are some useful links for teachers in China:


Teach in China
Jobs noticeboard for teaching in China

China Teachers
Resources for foreign teachers working in China

Teach in Liaoning
Recruitment site for English teachers in Liaoning province in northeast China

China Education Exchange
Government approved teaching programme for foreign English teachers in China

China TEFL
Agency for TEFL teaching jobs around China



Buy China Guidebooks from Amazon.co.uk

Lonely Planet China Guidebook
Lonely Planet China Guidebook by Robert Storey etc
Buy this title from Amazon for 12.59


Lonely Planet Beijing City Guidebook
Lonely Planet Beijing City Guidebook by Damien Harper
Buy this title from Amazon for 8.39


Lonely Planet Shanghai City Guidebook
Lonely Planet Shanghai City Guidebook by Bradley Mayhew
Buy this title from Amazon for 9.09


Time Out Shanghai City Guidebook
Time Out Shanghai City Guidebook edited by Andrew Humphreys
Buy this title from Amazon for 9.09


Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook
Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook by Elizabeth Chong & Anthony Garnaut
Buy this title from Amazon for 4.50





All images on this website are copyright © Joe Bindloss
Visit the Lonely Planet Website LP Logo