My husband and I had the opportunity to escape polluted Beijing for a weekend with some friends. Where did we choose to go? One of the coldest cities on earth for their world-renowned ice festival: Harbin. When I say it was cold, I mean snot-freezing, eyelash-crystalizing, lips-turned-blue cold. The day was no better than the night, but it was worth every second of it. We explored the famous Siberian tiger park in the day, and then ventured into the Harbin Ice Festival that night. As you can see it was absolutely incredible. Seemingly glowing legos that stretched on for miles. Arctic foxes to pet, snow sculptures to admire, and ice palaces to climb. If you’re ready to bundle up, I certainly encourage you to explore Harbin!
If you have any questions or want advice on visiting Harbin, feel free to contact me.