• Living in Golden Gers Like a Khan
Under the blue sky and on a green-blanketed hillside lined up with golden gers which represented our accommodation, we faced a vast expanse of wetland lying in a flat valley, separated by intervening streams... ...
• Annoying Bugs
Swarms of flying insects besieged us in unbelievable numbers as soon as we got off our van, while trousers and long-sleeved dress are not enough to protect you... ...
• Explore the Steppe by Bike
During a bumpy bike ride in the afternoon, we were fortunate enough to encounter flocks of sheep and cows enjoying grass and took photos of horses splashing about in ponds... ...
• Manzhouli: Half Chinese Half Russian
Every day, Russian residents swarm to the city for shopping. The number of Russian vehicles is approximately equal to that of Chinese cars. In shops, Russian souvenirs and products occupy most shelves... ...
• A Big Russian-style Meal
Russian cuisine mainly developed from peasant food based on a combination of fish, poultry, mushrooms, berries and honey. Crops of rye, wheat, barley and millet provided the ingredients for staple food, beer and vodka... ...
• An Interesting Habit among Russian Diners
Chinese customers like to leave greetings on paper, while Russian diners prefer to write them down on banknotes - which proved different peoples did think alike in certain aspects... ...
• When in Hulunbuir, Do as the "Hulunbuirers" Do
Horse riding is an important part of nomadic traditions and culture. But I was far more reliant on the horse than it was on me. Fortunately, when you lose some, you can win some... ...
• Living in Mukeden Wooden House
The room resembled something from a fairytale. When we entered, the late-afternoon sunshine was slanting in through the window. Everything inside, from the furniture to the wall, was wooden. And a small deer horn that gave us a hint of the family's past hung on the door... ...
• Enjoy Russian-style Family Meal
The dinner mainly made with tomato, poultry, egg and fruit. They were not in the same luxury style as those we ate in Manzhouli, but they helped improve our understanding of Russian cuisine that derives its varied characters from the country's vast and multi-cultural expanse... ...

One Day at the Hulunbei'er Prairie
The Hulunber'er Prairie covers a large area in Haila'er city of north China's Inner Mongolia. Our reporter Wang Lei is there with a self-driven motorcade, traveling from a camp in Haila'er city to Manchuria, 100 kilometers' away. In this edition of hangout, let's follow Wang Lei and experience her day at the Hulunbei'er Prairie.

Horse Riding on the Hulunbei'er Prairie
The Hulunber'er Prairie covers a large area in Haila'er city of north China's Inner Mongolia. Our reporter Wang Lei is there with a self-driven motorcade, traveling from a camp in Haila'er city to Manchuria, 100 kilometers' away. In this edition of hangout, let's follow Wang Lei and experience her day at the Hulunbei'er Prairie.
 
New Travel Trend in China
It's generally a joy to travel alone by car, but it can be a pain to deal with the problems that arise before and during a self-drive tour. But now, tourists find independent driving tours can be much easier than expected.