Posts From Tracy Lu

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

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Amateur Historians

With crisscrossing rivers and streams, Dongguan is far from lacking water-front parks. In fact, a short trip from Dongcheng will find you at the edge of the Pearl River Delta.

A Walk on the Wild Side – Highlighting Dongguan’s Most Unique Parks

Concealed by bustling shopping malls and grinding factories is a panoply of nature. Here, residents find solace from the noise of the city streets. Friends take a walk, families picnic

Diaosi (Losers)

The dregs of Chinese society, igored by their government, scoffed at by their countrymen were angry, hopeless and weak. the Internet gave them a nasty voice. How can we describe

China’s Single Time Zone

Upon the creation of the PRC, leaders sought to publicize the singular identity with a single time zone for the whole of massive China. Why? Holding a territory as large

DG Being a First-Tier City

Dongguan was deemed to be on par TO China’s LARGEST urban centers and the internet WENT WILD. Whether or not you agree, there may be some logic to the madness.

The Glory of Weightlifting: Shilong Weightlifting Museum

  Not many people know that Shilong is often called the “hometown of weightlifting.” Even fewer know that it was Chen Jingkai, a native of Shilong, who set a sporting

The Origin of Lingnan Fine Art: Lingnan Museum of Fine Art

Just about 150 years ago, artists studying painting, calligraphy, music, poetry and writing converged at the stylish Keyuan Garden in Guancheng, where they shared ideas and drank tea. Among them