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Kunming Day Two Video Posted by on Jun 28, 2017

Kunming Day Two Video

After a busy first day in Kunming, it’s time to head out of the city a bit to explore some of the natural beauty that surrounds the Spring City. Spend the afternoon wandering around a funky market, hang out near the university for dinner, and sample some of the city’s nightlife to wind it all…

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72 Hours in Kunming (Part Two) Posted by on Jun 26, 2017

Kunming is one of many Chinese cities that you can visit visa-free for 72 hours. Three days is just enough to scratch the surface of the Spring City, which is often listed as one of the most beautiful in China. After staying in the city center for the first day, it’s time to do a…

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10 Videos for Summer in China Posted by on Jun 22, 2017

Today marks the official start of summer (夏天 – xià tiān). All across China, children are finishing up their final exams while parents are busy scheduling summer activities. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, and you can expect to see the “Beijing bikini” on display as men roll up their shirts to deal…

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Kunming Day One Video Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

Kunming Day One Video

What can you do with just 72 hours in China’s Spring City of Kunming? Quite a lot, actually! Join us for a new video series exploring one of the most beautiful cities in China. We’re staying in the city center for our Kunming day one video. In Part One, walk around the lovely Green Lake…

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72 Hours in Kunming (Part One) Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

Getting a visa for China can be costly, in both time and dollars spent. This certainly keeps China low on many people’s list of places to travel. Why spend all that time and money on getting a visa when plenty of countries will let you in for free? Thankfully there are now several Chinese cities…

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Grand View Park Video Tour Posted by on Jun 15, 2017

Grand View Park Video Tour

There’s lots to see in and around Kunming, as the city is surrounded by mountains and lakes. One of the best options for a day trip is Grand View Park. Here you can read a famous poem, wander around the gardens, ride a roller coaster, and see an amazing Lantern Festival. All this and more…

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Kunming Day Trips – Grand View Park Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

There are tons of great options for day trips in China’s Spring City. You can hike to the top of the Western Hills, admire the beautiful World Expo Gardens, and visit plenty of incredible temples. Our final day trip destination is the Grand View Park (大观公园 – dà guān gōng yuán) – a great place…

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