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Chinese city, German accent

There is more than just that famous malty brew in Qingdao, in fact the former German concession has a charm that is very much all its own, as Li Yao discovers.

Beer, beach and markets

John Clark takes a break in Qingdao and delights in the city's many attractions even if he does fall flat on his face at the beer museum.

White foxes found again

Footprints from white foxes were found on Laoshan Mountain, Shandong province for the first time since Nov 2006.

May 4th Square

May 4th Square is the symbol of Qingdao. It got its name in memory of the May 4th Movement.

Monkeys "rob" food from visitors

Recently, residents living near Laoshan mountain have found that several monkeys have been frequently showing up on the mountains, sometimes even begging for food from tourists.

Qingdao ranks among top tourist destinations

In the selection of “China’s 10 Best Tourist Destinations”, an activity organized by the C-trip website, Qingdao in Shandong province ranked No 8 as of Nov 9.

A giant plane takes Qingdao-Taipei route

A Boeing 747-400, a giant passenger airplane owned by a Taiwan airline company, landed at the Qingdao Airport on Nov 3, officially opening the Qingdao-Taipei route.

Qingdao Water Park to open June 2011

At the third Shandong Cultural Industries Fair it was revealed that a large-scale water park in Qingdao is scheduled to open in June 2012 and it is expected to become a new hot tourism spot in Shandong province.