There are many cities to discover in Asia and this time venturing to Kunming, City of Eternal Spring. Jesse Tam sharing the city and culture of southern Yunnan Providence. The modern capital city has a large student population and pleasant climate, flowers and blossoms all year leading to be known as City of Eternal Spring. There are several flights departing Seattle with connections to Kunming from the west coast region.
It is an important southwest China transportation hub for shipping, trade and export. The city plays a significant role for connecting Southeast Asia and China with facilitated trade with Vietnam, Tibet, Myanmar, Sichuan, India and beyond.
Today it is the provincial political, economical and cultural center of Yunnan as well as the most popular tourist destination in southwest China. It’s home to numerous golf courses, restaurants serving Yunnanese cuisine and shopping areas like the Bird and Flower Market. Enjoying a traditional meal with friends eating with our hands.
Some 26 ethnic minorities such as Yi, Bai, Miao, Dai, and Hani inhabit this region with various language dialects. Display of clothing and customs of many groups in this region.
Since October 1st, 2014, the city offers 72-Hour Visa-Free Policy to facilitate passport holders of 51 countries and regions to enjoy a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours when making an international transfer via Changshui Airport.