Pisa | Night Around the Town

As part of a good afternoon and out, the barriers between cafés, bars, restaurants, and music venues often blend, since bars, much more so than clubs, are the great centers of entertainment around town. Read More

Pisa | Tuscan Delicacies

Tuscan food tends to be simple, almost rustic, but is always made from the best ingredients. Most famous is the typically unsalted Tuscan bread (pane sciocco). Stories suggest that the lack of salt is the result of a trade dispute between Pisa and Florence. Read More

Pisa | The Infamous City

Yes, it’s famous. In fact, it’s infamous; that inclined tower has become the symbol not just of Pisa but an iconic image of Italy itself. But Pisa proves it isn’t a one-trick pony; there is much more to the city than its tilted tower.Read More

Pisa | Italy’s Iconic City

Pisa was a major Roman port, but the Arno River has since silted up, leaving it 10 kilometers inland. In 1063, Pisa's navy was instrumental in defeating the Saracens at Messina and Palermo, beginning Pisa's rise to control Mediterranean shipping.Read More

Beijing | Popular Shopping Areas

Shopping is an indispensable part of a tour of Beijing. With the unending array of newly-founded shopping malls, plazas, shopping centers, and shopping streets sprouting up in Beijing, shopping in Beijing has become most convenient. Commodities covering every field imaginable can be found in Beijing.Read More

Beijing | International Culinary City

With the exception of Beijing’s best-known culinary export, Peking duck, most of the city’s most famous dishes have been adopted from surrounding areas. Regardless of their origin, all of the following dishes are now fully ingrained in Beijing life and can be sampled at restaurants throughout the city. Enjoy! Beijing Roast Duck Beijing roast duck, […]Read More

Beijing | Unique Sightseeing Opportunities

Beijing, only eclipsed by Shanghai in terms of size, is not only the political center of China - a position it has held for more than 800 years - it also plays an important role in the nation's cultural, economic, scientific, and academic life.Read More