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8 Years of Videos Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

8 Years of Videos

After 8 years of sharing videos on Chinese language and culture, this will be my final video post on the Transparent Chinese channel. As such, I’ve put together a nice recap on 8 years of videos to share with you. It’s been a wild ride that included living in both Beijing and Kunming, working as…

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Exploring South China – Macau and Zhuhai Posted by on Jun 13, 2018

Exploring South China - Macau and Zhuhai

After spending a few days in Hong Kong, it’s time to head to the other SAR – Macau. Dubbed the “Vegas of the Orient” for its many casinos, the city is also home to a beautiful historic center reminiscent of its days as a Portuguese colony. Once you’re ready to head into the mainland, your…

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South China Adventure Posted by on Jun 6, 2018

South China Adventure

China is a massive country with more to see and do than you can experience in one lifetime. When planning a trip to China, a good idea is to focus on one region of the country. In this post we’ll take a look at an awesome South China adventure that you can easily do by…

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Best Places to go in China in 2018 Posted by on Jan 22, 2018

For many people, their New Year’s resolution is to travel more or learn a new language. Why not kill two birds with one stone (一箭双雕 – yī jiàn shuāng diāo) by heading to China to do both? Not only is China an amazing country to explore, but English is not widely-spoken. This means you’ll have…

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Macau – Old and New Posted by on Dec 2, 2015

Explore both the old and new sides of Macau in this short video, featuring churches, gardens, and the massive casinos that has made the city famous as the “Vegas of the Orient.”

Historical Center of Macau Video Tour Posted by on Nov 24, 2015

Exploring South China - Macau and Zhuhai

Macau is famous primarily for being the “Vegas of the Orient,” but there’s a lot more to this former Portuguese colony than just casinos. Explore the city’s historical center in this short video featuring Senado Square, the Ruins of St. Paul’s, and the Museum of Macau.

Macau – A Tale of Two Cities Posted by on Nov 23, 2015

We recently introduced the Special Administrative Region of Macau, dubbed the “Vegas of the Orient” for its abundance of casinos that bring busloads of mainland tourists in every day to try their luck at the only place with legal gambling in China. Although Macau is best-known for these massive casinos, there’s a whole other side…

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