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Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in 60 Seconds Posted by on Jan 10, 2018

When it comes to winter fun in China, you just can’t beat the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival (哈尔滨冰雪节 – hā’ěr bīn bīng xuě jié). It’s the biggest ice and snow festival in the world, and it attracts millions of visitors every year to China’s “Ice City” (冰城 – bīng chéng) to see the incredible sculptures. See…

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Day Two in Harbin (Video) Posted by on Feb 2, 2017

Our 48-hour adventure in China’s winter wonderland of Harbin continues. After checking out the Snow Expo on Day One, it’s time to hit the main event of the annual Ice and Snow Festival. Day Two includes a visit to the Siberian Tiger Park, the Ice and Snow World, and a stroll along the city’s Central…

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48 Hours in Harbin (Part Two) Posted by on Jan 30, 2017

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in 60 Seconds

Hopefully you got some good rest in a nice warm bed after that big first day in Harbin. After playing on the frozen river, checking out the Snow Expo, and enjoying the smaller ice festival at Zhaolin Park, it’s time to go big on the second day. Speaking of big, the day starts out with…

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Day One in Harbin (Video) Posted by on Jan 24, 2017

Explore China’s “Ice City” in our new mini-series about “48 Hours in Harbin.” This video goes along with the written post detailing your itinerary for day one. Hang out on the frozen Songhua River at the “Ice and Snow Happy Valley,” take a stroll in Stalin Park, admire the sculptures at the Snow Expo, and…

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48 Hours in Harbin (Part One) Posted by on Jan 23, 2017

Located in the Northeast region of China known as Dongbei (东北 – dōng běi), the city of Harbin (哈尔滨 – hā ěr bīn) is one of the top places to visit in winter. Known as China’s “Ice City” (冰城 – bīng chéng), the capital of Heilongjiang province is a winter wonderland if there ever was…

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Chinese Winter Vocabulary Posted by on Dec 16, 2015

With the days getting shorter and the seasons changing, it’s the perfect time to introduce some winter-related vocabulary in Chinese so you can talk about this season. If you’re the type of person who prefers summer, we’ve already taught some Chinese summer vocabulary, so you can study that and dream of warmer days in the…

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Top 10 China Experiences Posted by on Sep 17, 2015

In the 5+ years that I lived and worked in China, I was fortunate enough to have more incredible experiences than I can even count. Perhaps the fact that the 2008 Olympics kicked off on my first day in the country was a sign of epic things to come, as the years that followed were…

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