Travel with chozun

#chozunaday: Featuring Akaroa, Tuscany, Mumbai, The Netherlands & Kunming travel tips

It’s quite the range of destinations, we know! All to be travelled one at a time, with some serious time on your hands to really soak in each culture’s offering. Here’s where chozun celebrated this week for #chozunaday, with a tip or two for each destination featured.

6 February

Where: Akaroa, New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand

What chozun celebrated: Waitangi Day

The whole of NZ celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document, on this date in 1840.

Heading to Akaroa? 

1. Walk the Banks Peninsula track: regarded as the finest private walking track in the country.
2. Try the award winning Riesling, Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris at Meniscus Wines.

7 February

Where: Tuscany, Italy

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Where Chinese travellers go this Chinese New Year 2017

Chinese New Year - Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster

Other than the (sometimes obligatory home visit), family time and visiting the many aunts, uncles, family friends, cousins, neighbours, co-workers parents, neighbours parents, great aunts, uncles, grandparents and the sisters husbands cat, Chinese travellers will be moving all over the globe this Chinese New Year.

The largest migration of human beings in the world is underway. So, where are they headed this Chinese New Year and for the rest of 2017?

Asia

According to Ctrip, Thailand is most popular of the top 10 overseas destinations for Chinese tourists this time of the year, followed by Japan.

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Increase your luck – Travel to these places

With Friday the 13th looming over superstitious minds, we’re inspired by the likes of our Chinese companions who aren’t as tied to the number being unlucky, along with people like Frano Selak who has cheated death seven times then won the Croatian lottery to look at the luck in this revolving universe. We’ve looked at some of the luckiest places to travel this Friday 13th, turning the superstitious tradition on it’s backside.

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5 Chinese Travel Trends 2017

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The Chinese travel market is exploding.  As a startup it’s one of the most exciting spaces to be in. Independent travel now makes up over 70% of outbound travel from China and spending by Chinese travelers at destinations is up to $215B a year.

Despite the large number of technologies in China that allow easy booking of hotels and flights – there is still a lack of solutions to help Chinese travelers navigate their chosen destinations. Finding the local services & experience that truly elevate their trips with a special personal touch can be hard  – that’s where we come in.

As chozun starts to reach new Chinese customers and serve them wherever they go, we are beginning to see some trends that will likely take flight in 2017. We’re sharing a few to watch out for. (more…)

My Chinese Thailand Experience

I didn’t know how little I knew about China until I spent a month with my boyfriend’s family in a traditional Chinese home . (more…)

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