Daytripper: The Childhood Abode of Mao Zedong

Millions flock here every year to see where the Great Helmsman spent his early life.

by Tom Lee, 13 February 2017

Daytripper: Dapeng Fortress

Surrounded by blue sea and green mountains, Dapeng Fortress has a history of more than 600 years.

by Ziyi Yuan, 09 January 2017

Daytripper: Wutong Mountain

Take your pick from 1 of 12 popular trails that range in difficulty from 'walking up a driveway' to 'this might kill you.'

by Sky Gidge, 14 November 2016

Daytripper: Huizhou's Lakes

West Lake and Red Flower Lake can easily be explored in a single day, and each offers a different type of adventure.

by Tom Lee, 17 October 2016

Daytripper: Dafen Oil Painting Village

​A woman's shouts and gunfire echo from an alleyway in Dafen Oil Painting Village. It's the third time I've visited, but every visit presents unique eccentricities.

by Sky Gidge, 12 September 2016

Daytripper: Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

Kaiping is well known as the hometown of many of Guangdong's overseas Chinese, who left for the US and Canada during those years of havoc at the end of the 19th century.

by Tristin Zhang, 08 August 2016

Daytripper: Humen Opium War Museum

Before its modern-day notoriety as a sex haven, Dongguan was famed throughout the land for a different illicit activity: drug smuggling.

by Natallia Slimani, 08 July 2016

Daytripper: Liuxihe National Forest Park

Be sure to pack fishing gear – casting lines into the lake is permitted!

by Tristin Zhang, 13 June 2016

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