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Exploring South China – Fujian Posted by on Jul 25, 2018

Exploring South China - Fujian

Our final stop on an epic South China adventure is Fujian province (福建省 – fú jiàn shěng). Here you can visit the coastal city of Xiamen (厦门 – xià mén) for a few days before heading out to explore the amazing tulou (土楼 – tǔ lóu) complexes. See highlights of both Xiamen and the tulou…

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72 Hours in Guilin (Part One) Posted by on Nov 14, 2017

More and more Chinese cities are welcoming tourists for short visa-free visits. In addition to Beijing, Kunming, and Chengdu, the beautiful city of Guilin (桂林 – guì lín) also allows you to visit for three days without the hassle and expense of getting a visa. Famed for its karst mountain peaks along the Li River…

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Day One in Beijing (Video) Posted by on Nov 10, 2016

It’s amazing what you can do with just 72 hours in the Chinese capital. See what three days in Beijing looks like in our new video series, starting along the city’s central north-south axis. In Part One, visit the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and much more:

A Chinese Beach Vacation in Xiamen Posted by on Jan 12, 2015

It’s so cold in a lot of places right now, especially my hometown of Detroit. As many of us will spend the next few months bundled up in layers of winter clothes, I figured we’d at least take a vacation here on the blog. For a Chinese beach vaca, one of the most popular destinations is…

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Beijing Nightlife Posted by on Feb 12, 2014

Beijing is famous for many things – its landmarks such as the Forbidden City, Peking duck, and the horrendous air pollution. What may surprise you about this ancient Chinese city, however, is its booming nightlife scene. Take a whirlwind tour of a crazy night out in Beijing in this short video.

Top 10 Places in Beijing – Sanlitun and Gongti Posted by on Jan 13, 2014

We’re almost finished with our countdown of our Top 10 places in Beijing, but we still have four great spots to explore. So far, we’ve hit the student hangouts, the art district, hipster central, local parks, man-made lakes, and some of the city’s most famous landmarks. After all that, I’d say it’s time for a…

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Scenes From a Chinese Restaurant Posted by on Nov 14, 2013

Explore a typical hole-in-the-wall, a mid-range, and a high-end restaurant in Beijing to see what REAL Chinese restaurants look like. Also, hit the streets for some amazing snacks across the country. 羊肉串儿 – yáng ròu chuàn er lamb kebabs 烤馕 - kǎo náng grilled naan bread 西红柿炒鸡蛋 – xī hóng shì chǎo jī dàn scrambled…

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