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Better Know a… Province (Guangdong) Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

Our long and winding journey around the Middle Kingdom continues as we visit one of the most famous regions of China, the province once known as Canton – Guangdong (广东 – guǎng dōng). A brief intro to Guangdong. History Due to its geographic location far away from the center of power in early China, this…

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An Introduction to Cantonese Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

Earlier this month, we had a post introducing Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. There was also the “Hong Kong to Kunming Overland” post to help you plan an epic trip across southern China. As some of you may know, they speak a different kind of Chinese down there. In Hong Kong…

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Better Know a… SAR (Hong Kong) Posted by on Sep 3, 2014

In the last edition of the “Better Know a…” series here, we visited Shanxi province up in the north of China. Since there’s going to be a ton of new stuff on the blog this fall about the south given my recent Hong Kong to Kunming overland trip, I figured now is as good a…

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