Recently, the state council of China announced a plant to support flexible summer vacations in certain enterprises. 2.5 days (Saturday, Sunday and Friday afternoon) off a week aroused hot discussion. Anyway, Let's just make plans for the vacation.
This summer, the Canton Tower is getting ready to welcome kids and parents with an array of fun interactive activities, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the birth of "Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf."
Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, which falls on June 20 this year. Dragon boat races and cruises are popular ways for celebrating the festival.
As a sightseeing-oriented route, the above-ground tram trip is highly recommended – only 2 yuan fare for any distance on the same day, free wifi, space for bikes and a wide-open view of central Guangzhou and the Pearl River.
Guangzhou Book Center recently reopened with a fundamental change in its structure, appearance and even operating ideals. It is now a large-scale comprehensive book shop with different cultural products besides paper books.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.