3 Days In China

Posted on 23 April 2018 (0)

Have you been planning a trip to China lately? Puzzled and have no idea what to do while you are on vacation in China? Fortunately for you, in this piece is a list of the top three things to do in China to have an amazing experience.

  1.    Hike the Great Wall of China in Beijing

The Great Wall is the most popular tourist attraction in China, and it also serves as the symbol of China internationally. For you to have a complete vacation in China, you should hike the Great Wall. To hike the Great Wall, it costs just about half a day or a full day. For fans of the Walls, you can have a comprehensive Great Wall Exploration to see both the normal and wild walls.

In case you don’t know, the Great Wall stretches from western China to the east. The most highlighting part of the wall is the part in Beijing, Tianjing and Hebei Province, some of the famous sections include- Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Jinshanling Great Wall, etc. Mutianyu Great Wall which is well-preserved and less crowded is the most recommended, and it will take you a half day to visit this particular wall.

 

 

  1.    Go Witness the Underground Wonder of Terracotta Warriors in Xian

The Terracotta Warriors in Xian is a must-see for every visitor in China. This eighth wonder of the world will outrightly shock you, it is, in fact, one of the greatest archeological finds in the world. Under the command of Qin Shi Huang (the first imperial Emperor of China, 259~210 BC), over 8,000 life-sized soldiers, 130 chariots with a total of 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses were made to protect him in his life after death.

Standing right in front of these figures will leave you awed, not only by the determination of the Emperor but also by the excellent artistic skills of the Chinese artisans. If you want to visit the Terracotta Warriors, you can take a flight from Beijing Xian, Chengdu and other cities in China to Xian city first (a bullet train is a good option too), then you drive for about 40km to get to this wonderland.  

 

  1.    Sky Walking on the World’s Longest and Highest Glass Bridge

Since when the bridge has been opened since 2016, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in 2016 and 2017 in the world. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is the highest and longest glass bridge in the world today, with a full length of 430m and a height of 400m above the bottom of the valley; it has also been listed by CNN in their list of the “12 Most Spectacular Bridges in the World”.

You might feel too frightened to walk on this bridge, but you can have a wonderful view of the green valleys and silver streams under 400m. If you want to walk on the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, it is advisable to book a ticket at least three days prior to the D-day.

 

Top Five Benefits of Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Posted on 17 April 2018 (0)

Painting the exterior of your home is one of the improvements that can change the look of your home, whether old or new. Repainting your home’s exterior can make your house to stand out from the other homes in the neighborhood. Repainting the exterior of your home does more than just giving your home a pretty look. Besides adding value to your home, repainting your home helps prevent materials from rotting faster. In short, repainting the exterior of your home will benefit you in many ways than you could imagine. This is why homeowners are advised to repaint their walls at least once every 5-8 years. To shed more light on why painting your home is an excellent idea, here are the top benefits of exterior home painting

Improved Aesthetics

Chances are you may have hated the color of your home since you first moved into that house. If you loved the color, you may have different tastes now and you feel you want to change. Do not neglect the aesthetic value that house painting is able to bring. House painting will give you a new and livelier look of your home each time you pull into the driveway. Give your home a fresher look by applying a new paint coat to your siding.  

Give Your Home a Barrier

Keeping your exterior walls in good condition helps protect it from external elements. Besides looking nice, the exterior paint is also meant to create a protective layer. With a protective paint, sun, rain, rot, mildew, insects and other invaders will have no way to get into your exterior finishes.

Extend the Lifetime of Your Walls

Regular painting of your house will ensure that the wall stays in a better condition and have a longer lifespan. Regardless of the type of siding you have, painting is necessary for them to remain in good condition. A fresh coat of paint prevents wear and decay of your siding helping you save money you could spend on a replacement.

Boost the Value of Your Home

Painting the walls of your home is a smart and cost-effective way raising the value of your home. Besides giving your home a new look, you will also impress potential buyers who visit your home. Potential buyers will appreciate the house is in good condition and has been well-cared for by the owner. Although painting seems like a minor cosmetic repair, you’re likely to get returns on this investment.  

Better Curb Appeal

A fresh coat of paint is one of the easiest ways you can use to curb your home’s curb appeal. The aesthetic value of your home isn’t only for you as the owner. Curb appeal is about setting your home to give a good first impression to a prospective buyer. When a potential buyer likes the appeal of your exterior, they will be interested to get more details about your home and stand a chance to buy your home.