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Month: April 2014

Meizhou: Capitol of Hot Springs and Hakka Culture

MEIZHOU is often overlooked in the treasure trove of travel options in Guangdong Province. But the city is just as rewarding as other more popular locations such as Chaozhou, Qingyuan, and Shaoguan. Whether for the Hakka culture, hot springs, or simply to explore new places, Meizhou is a worthwhile destination. Perhaps the most important thing about Meizhou is the Hakka culture and history that permeates the city. Hakka people originally came from northern China and migrated south to avoid social unrest and upheavals from war and famine, beginning during the Jin Dynasty (265-420). Meizhou has since become the unofficial...

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