China: Many worlds in one!

Last Updated on December 5, 2019 by asoulwindow

Tourism between China and India can work like oriental magic.

It can make all things possible.

It can entwine our countries through interaction and understanding.

It can bring about a constant exchange of ideas and open new avenues of trade.

It can cement the three thousand year relationship between two of the world’s oldest civilizations.

Tourism can do all of these things if all of us work together – as one.

An ancient Chinese proverb says: “Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile.”

The Chinese people have taken this to heart. That’s what makes China so riveting, so inviting.

Everyone smiles in China. Shopkeepers. Cab drivers. Waitresses. Caddies. Dancers. Singers.


When people traveled to China in ancient times, the philosopher Lao Tzu said: “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”

What he meant was China has so many distractions, so many attractions, that travelers often forget their final destination.

That’s true even today.

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Potala Palace, Lhasa

If you travel to China for shopping, you could end up playing golf.

If you travel to China for golf, you could end up frolicking in the snow.

If you travel to China for the snow, you could end up learning Kung Fu.

If you travel to China for Kung Fu, you could end up in a nightclub.

If you travel to China for pleasure, you could end up in a Buddhist monastery.

If you travel to China to see the relics of the past, you could end up taking a cruise on the Mekong River.

The diversity of China makes it the most exciting travel destination in the world, especially for us Indians.

For us, China is only a few hours away and it has everything to offer: Pleasure. Leisure. Sport. Sightseeing. History. Mountains. Beaches. Shopping. Education.

If it’s in your heart, it’s in China.

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Zhejiang (Pic courtesy : China Tourism)


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46 thoughts on “China: Many worlds in one!”

  1. “If it’s in your heart, it’s in China.” Love this sign off. Certainly, as someone who is currently living in China at the moment, I have to agree that there are no end of possibilities in the country and this only looks set to increase with the development of the tourist industry. Looking forward to seeing how this sector develops in the next few years

  2. To be honest, I spent three months in India, but China wasn’t on top of my travel destinations until I read your blog post and saw your stunning pictures! WOW! I might have to add China to my list now 🙂

  3. I have been to China 2-3 times but after reading this you’ve inspired me to visit again. I think I’d go to play golf next time which could mean I’ll be frolicking in the snow. I’ve never been to Tibet but the Lhasa image you posted is inspiring me to go!

  4. China is an amazing place to travel and experience as well as I would like to say a great place to shop many things at a cheap rate the things that we get in India are mostly coming from China and really going on visiting China helps you buy those things on your own and it’s an amazing experience all together even the food in China is really nice and the locations are really beautiful as well.

  5. I know one day I can visit the mainland China. It’s so frustrating that it’s so hard to enter to China well at least for Filipinos. But I already had a taste of Hongkong and Macau. I wouldn’t stop until I reach the mainland 🙂 Thanks for an encouraging article 🙂

  6. You are true about China. It has so many things to offer and I want to travel to experience the many things including Kung Fu! We Indians have better access for being neighbours!

  7. You are absolutely right about the fact that it is only travel which could end the tensions between India and China. I wish travel to our neighbouring countries atleast would be visa free.

  8. “Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile.” – This is so true. There are a lot of businesses here in the Philippines which are owned by Chinese. They really put a lot of effort in encouraging customers to be loyal to their brand and services.
    I hope that I can visit China someday. There are so many things to do there. I am also interested to see the progress of China over the past few years.

  9. I would love to visit China soon. I think it has so many different things to offer that it should be on every bucket list. Would love to see the pandas and check out Kung Fu (and probably not end up in a night club 🙂

  10. I definitely agree. China is a wonderful country! There is so much to see and a lot of things are very different from anything else you will see around the world!

  11. You’re so right on about the unexpected experiences in China. Like coming for shopping but end up learning kung fu. We’ve found that to be true too. You said it so well and so beautifully.

  12. That Potala Palace looks so amazing, how come I have never heard of it before? Wow you make us want to go now! China is so big wold love to go back and do it all over again

  13. That is so true – China has so much to offer. It is a large country too so that in itself is an obvious reason why it has so much diversity. But I was so completely surprised at what I was able to find there, so much more than what I expected.

  14. China is one country i really want to travel. More than exploring the various sides of China I am intrigued to write about the culture and people. Hope someday 😊

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