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

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

Dongguan From the Underground

Despite the perks, there’s a lot going wrong in America. Painfully glaring is the racial segregation that stretches back hundreds of years, even predating the country itself. Depending on to

Dongguan From the Underground: Music to Your Ears

As a vehicle for the outpourings of the soul, music perhaps has no widespread equivalent. Whether it’s a guitar strum, vocal tones or melodic tapping on a desk, organized sound

Dongguan From the Underground: Dance to the Music

“Dance is different,” said Rena Farzaliyeva, founder of Around the World Dance Studio, after finishing a quick session before sitting down to talk. “When I was in second grade, my

Dongguan From the Underground: Art Is Hard

Humans have been expressing themselves with paint for at least thousands of years with no end in sight. Nowadays, artists have migrated from cramped, darkened caves to the urban sprawl,