What’s new in Qingdao
5 Top Sights
No. 2 Bathing Beach 第二海水浴场
Inside Taiping Bay 汇泉湾东侧太平湾内
St. Michael’s Cathedral 天主教堂
15 Zhejiang Lu (8286-5960) 浙江路15号
Zhong Shan Park 中山公园
28 Wendeng Lu 文登路28号
Badaguan 八大 关
Wushengguan Lu 武胜关路
Shilaoren Beach 石老人海水浴场
Haikou Lu 海口路
It’s not often that the City of Beer gets excited about a new beer place opening, but there’s definitely something different in the air with the opening of Qingdao’s newest bar. T’9 (young-people shorthand for ‘tonight’, perhaps..?) is Qingdao’s first “beer...read more
Living in the hustle and bustle of the city for so long, have you ever dreamed of retreating to a place where all you can see is mountains and rivers, where you can lead a simple and easy life for a few days? Zuori Xiangcun ( 昨日乡村), a homestay hotel located in...read more
Massages, believe it or not, are closely related to Chinese medicine theory. The idea is that they help to get rid of the bad things in your body. There is a term in Chinese— “ 痛则不通" —which means where it hurts, it is blocked. Therefore, massages serve as a means...read more
The Qingdao Oil Painting Institute, located in Huang Pu Jiang Lu in Huangdao district, was founded in 1981 and is the earliest professional oil painting institution in China. Since its establishment, it’s been place for gatherings, exhibitions and conferences for...
Yanjie Liu, REDSTAR’s new Art Watch contributor, briefs on the Watercolour Biennale, a cultural event held every other year in Qingdao. Qingdao actually holds a prominent position with regards to painting in China, and more specifically for its affinity with...
Dual Exhibition of Liu Shouxiang and Hou Wei Yanjie Liu brings the highlights of Qingdao’s art scene to REDSTAR. Jia Li art space has kept a low profile since opening in May 2016, but it houses beautiful decor and a brilliant collection. It’s spread across six floors...
Uzair 22, Pakistan When I was a kid, my mom used to ask me "When you grow up and have decent money, will you buy me some jewelry? Will you take me to Switzerland and other beautiful countries?" Yes Mom, of course Mom, that's what I used to say every time! I’m sure she...
Jean-Luc, 23, Canada It’s not really a date, but once a girl that I was good friends with invited me round for dinner, since we hadn’t seen each other for a while (I’d been abroad for about a year). I had to leave early because I forgot I’d arranged to meet another...
More and more people choose not to eat meat these days. Is it healthy? REDSTAR interviewed a few people and came back with their answers. Wolf, Student I was flexitarian for most of last year for environmental and ethical reasons. I used to be quite a picky eater and...