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A Dreamlike Landscape in Luoping Posted by on Mar 15, 2018

A Dreamlike Landscape in Luoping

An incredible place to visit while traveling in Yunnan province is Luoping. Here you can enjoy a stroll around the scenic Nine Dragons Waterfall and then see the blooming rapeseed flowers that cover the town in a sea of yellow. It truly is a dreamlike landscape in Luoping. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Luoping in…

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Luoping – A Sea of Golden Flowers Posted by on Mar 13, 2018

Luoping - A Sea of Golden Flowers

One of my favorite things about living in Kunming is that there are so many great day and weekend trips from the Spring City. Day trips include hiking in the Western Hills, exploring Grand View Park, and doing some temple hopping. With a weekend at your disposal, you can visit the beautiful Fuxian Lake or…

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Guilin Day Two Video Posted by on Nov 22, 2017

Guilin Day Two Video

With just 72 hours in Guilin, you’ll want to get out of the city after the first day. Just a 2-hour bus ride away is the incredibly scenic town of Yangshuo. After you get checked in to your hostel, grab a bike and head out to explore the beautiful karst mountain scenery, stopping to enjoy…

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72 Hours in Guilin (Part Two) Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

72 Hours in Guilin (Part Two)

There is a saying in Chinese that goes: “Guilin’s scenery is the finest under Heaven” (桂林山水甲天下 – guì lín shān shuǐ jiǎ tiān xià), and for good reason. The beauty of Guilin has been inspiration for artists, poets, and musicians alike for thousands of years. While the city of Guilin is certainly worthy of a…

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Guilin Day One Video Posted by on Nov 16, 2017

Guilin Day One Video

With 72 hours visa-free in Guilin, there’s lots to see and do. On the first day, you can explore the beautiful 7 Star Park, eat the famous rice noodles, see the Sun and Moon Pagodas, and hit a bustling night market. Check it out in part one of our new video series on “72 Hours…

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Huangguoshu Waterfall Video Posted by on Nov 11, 2015

In a follow-up to our recent post about the epic Huangguoshu Waterfall in southwest China’s Guizhou province, here’s a short video tour showing you the mighty falls, a cool night market, and some of the karst mountain scenery the area is famous for.  

Yangshuo Photo Essay Posted by on Mar 30, 2015

While I recently penned a blog post entitled “10 Reasons Why Yangshuo is Still Awesome” – which should have been enough to convince you that this scenic town in the autonomous region of Guangxi is still worth visiting – it’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words. For those who agree that seeing…

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