DiSCOVER: Confucius Temple and Kong Family Mansion

During our first full day in Qufu, we went to visit the three UNESCO World Heritage sites – the Confucius Temple, Kong Family Mansion, and Cemetery of Confucius. I was not well informed about Confucius before this trip; I did some research before visiting the site to have more insight into the importance of where … Continue reading DiSCOVER: Confucius Temple and Kong Family Mansion

DiSCOVER: Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

First day on our amazing trip to China, our definite first stop in the capital city of Beijing would certainly include Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. What better way to immerse yourself in the ancient history of China than to visit the site of one of the most historically significant locations. With the start … Continue reading DiSCOVER: Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City