Tianmen Shan

Tianmen Mountain, China: How to Have the Best Experience

Julie China 11 Comments

Tianmen Mountain is one of the world’s most beautiful mountains. Why should you travel here? To ride in one of the world’s longest cable cars, walk the narrow, plank paths attached to vertical cliffs, walk on the glass skywalk, and climb the 999 steps to Heaven’s Door. Tianmen Mountain is located in Zhangjiajie, in the Hunan Province of China. Most …

Zhangjiajie China Photo

Photo Tour of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Julie China 20 Comments

Zhangjiajie, China…a place you may never have heard of but have seen if you watched the movie “Avatar.”  When we learned that there was a place on earth that served as the inspiration for one of its most scenic landscapes, we put it at the top of our list. Zhangjiajie…the Inspiration for the landscape in “Avatar” This place is Zhangjiajie, …

Zhangjiajie Market Tour

Not Your Typical Market Tour in Zhangjiajie, China

Julie China 3 Comments

The city of Zhangjiajie was not what Tim and I were expecting. For some reason, we pictured Zhangjiajie to be a quaint, scenic town, with small shops and restaurants, nestled at the foot of some of the world’s most unique scenery. We arrived by train, and instead of a small town we entered a large city, complete with numerous high …