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A Virtual Tour of China Posted by on May 20, 2020

Highlights of Guangxi

I don’t know about you, but I really like traveling (我很喜欢旅行 wǒ hěn xǐ huān lǚ xíng). For us travelers, this global pandemic (全球大流行 quán qiú dà liú xíng) really stinks. That’s why I’m going to take you on a virtual tour of China (中国虚拟之旅 zhōng guó xū nǐ zhī lǚ). Hopefully this inspires you…

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Luoyang Video Tour Posted by on Sep 13, 2016

If you’re interested in Chinese culture and history, you’ll want to explore Luoyang. One of China’s ancient capitals, this city is located in Henan province. Here you can visit the amazing Longmen Grottoes, as well as the White Horse Temple. Check out these two famous historical sites and a local night market in this short…

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Exploring the Ancient Capital of Luoyang Posted by on Sep 7, 2016

Everyone knows that Beijing is the current capital of China, but that hasn’t always been the case. Many different locations have served as the capital of the Middle Kingdom through the centuries. In addition to Beijing, three other cities make up the Four Ancient Capitals of China (中国四大古都 – zhōng guó sì dà gǔ dū)…

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Better Know a Province… Henan Posted by on Sep 1, 2016

We’re continuing on our long journey across China, one province at a time. Today, we head to the central part of the country to visit one of the most historical provinces – Henan (河南 – hé nán). Once home to ancient capitals and great dynasties, this province is rich in history and culture and is a…

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Historical Video Tour of China Posted by on Apr 14, 2014

For history and culture buffs, this a perfect tour to follow in China for 7-10 days. In the capital, explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the National Museum, and the Great Wall. Then head to Luoyang, where you’ll be in awe of the Longmen Buddhist Grottoes. From there, it’s off to Xi’an to walk the…

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Around China in 5 Minutes Posted by on Sep 22, 2013

Join the Grateful Gypsies as we take you on a tour around the Middle Kingdom in just five minutes! Visit some of China’s most iconic cities, climb a few mountains, float down scenic rivers, take in the culture and history of this amazing country, dig in to some delicious food, get silly at a beer…

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Top 10 of 2012 Posted by on Dec 31, 2012

Tempus fugit (time flies in Latin) – one of the only things I remember from my language classes in high school. That ancient phrase still holds true today. This year has flown by; 2012 is just about finished. Despite all the hype around the Mayan calendar, we’re still here. Having spent a few weeks in…

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