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Huanglong Video Tour Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

Huanglong Video Tour

Huanglong is one of the most beautiful areas in all of China. The name means “Yellow Dragon,” as it’s said to resemble one from above. This valley surrounded by mountains and forest is full of colorful ponds, rushing waterfalls, and ancient temples. Take a tour of this incredible scenic area in just 60 seconds in…

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Huanglong – Sichuang’s Yellow Dragon Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

Huanglong - Sichuan's Yellow Dragon

After visiting Jiuzhaigou, you might as well stick around northern Sichuan and head to another beautiful scenic area – Huanglong (黃龍 – huáng lóng). Let’s learn more about this amazing place, starting with its name. Yellow Dragon You may be wondering where this area got its name, which means “Yellow Dragon.” It’s said that from…

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Jiuzhaigou Video Tour Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

Exploring Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou National Park is one of the most beautiful places in China. With rushing waterfalls, towering mountain peaks, and crystal clear lakes, it looks like something out of a fairy tale. Sadly, much of the park was severely damaged in a recent earthquake. It will be closed until May 2018 and some parts may never…

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Exploring Jiuzhaigou Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

Exploring Jiuzhaigou

After you’ve spent a few days in the big city of Chengdu, you should definitely keep your Sichuan trip going and head to a few of the amazing national parks in the province. The most impressive is definitely Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟 – jiǔ zhài gōu). With colorful lakes, rushing waterfalls, and epic mountains, it’s one of…

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Golden Temple Video Tour Posted by on Mar 13, 2017

Golden Temple Video Tour

Another excellent day trip out of Kunming is the beautiful Golden Temple (金殿公园 – jīn diàn gōng yuán). This is a great place to get out of the concrete jungle, breathe the fresh air, and enjoy exploring an ancient Taoist temple inside a huge park. Take a short video tour of the Golden Temple here:

Kunming Day Trips – the Western Hills Posted by on Feb 22, 2017

Kunming Day Trips - Western Hills

While there’s plenty to do in the Spring City of Kunming, you’ve got to get out of the concrete jungle to really appreciate the beauty of this corner of China. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for great day-trips here. Check out what’s perhaps the most popular Kunming day trip – the Western Hills. Explore…

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The Western Hills of Kunming Posted by on Feb 20, 2017

While it’s definitely a big city, Kunming (昆明 – kūn míng) has plenty of options for outdoor activities a short trip away. With mountains, lakes, gardens, and temples in every direction, you’re spoiled for choices here. We’re going to take a closer look at some of the best day-trips available from the Spring City (春城…

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