Very Fast Food: The Best of Convenience Store Snacks

Once in a while, you may find yourself standing in stretching lines at McDonald’s or KFC, wondering, “how can they call this fast food?” In an age when fast is

The collectors: Keeping history alive one piece at a time

Glancing at China’s mostly modern face, the sense of history might feel muted. Now, these collectors are trying to keep the legacy of China alive, while fulfilling their own wandering

Women In Charge: The Curious World of China’s Mosuo Society

You have stumbled upon a culture where women are the leaders and there is no marriage. Here, uncles, rather than biological fathers, take the role of “father.” This is a

A Walk on the Wild Side: For True Hikers

According to Dongguan’s Forestry Bureau, Yinping Mountain contains the highest negative ions in the city, as well as, dozens of nationally protection animals. Straddling three towns (Xiegang, Zhangmutou and Qingxi),

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Cultural Types

Parks throughout downtown Fenggang are often equipped with stone chess board tables and chairs to attract amateur chess players from all walks of life. To this end, annual and seasonal

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Star-Crossed Lovers

Changping is the first town in the country that combines three railway stations and does so rather flawlessly. The latest station—Changping East—opened last year in March and connects Dongguan and

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Devout Buddhists

Though Hong Kong has a big Buddha, Dongguan’s Guanyin statue certainly gives it a run for its money. Claimed to be the world’s largest granite Guanyin (Buddhist goddess), it was

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Adventurous Families

Located at the southern border of Dongguan and Shenzhen is the well-appointed Mission Hills Golf Club in Tangxia, which also includes a handful of apartments, hotels, restaurants and a small

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Beach Lovers

Located just beside the Tongsha Reservoir, Foling Lake is like a small toddler chasing a big, tropical jungle brother. Similar to its sibling, a 5-km-long, lychee-lined bike trail wraps around

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Bold Cyclists

The southeast outskirts of the city hide impressive patches of vegetation and lakes. Among them is the Tongsha Reservoir found at the corner of Ring and Guanchang Roads. Favored by