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Xi’an Video Tour (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 13, 2016

For your second day in Xi’an, head out of the city to visit a few historical sites. First up, check out Mt. Li where you’ll see the place Chiang Kai-shek hid from the Communists during the Xi’an Incident. Then visit the Huaqing Hot Springs, where a steamy love story exists. Finally, see the most famous…

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48 Hours in Xi’an (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

After checking out the City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Muslim Quarter in Xi’an, it’s time to head out to the most famous site here – the Terracotta Warriors. On the way out there, you might as well stop at another historical site. Huaqing Hot Springs (华清池 – huá qīng chí) Along the way to…

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Xi’an Video Tour Part One Posted by on Oct 10, 2016

With 48 hours in Xi’an, you can spend a day exploring the city and use the other to take a trip out to the Huaqing Hot Springs and Terracotta Warriors. On the first day, try the city’s local specialty – a lamb stew with chopped bread (羊肉泡馍 – yáng ròu pào mó). Then take a…

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48 Hours in Xi’an (Part One) Posted by on Oct 6, 2016

From one ancient capital to another, we move from Luoyang to Xi’an (西安 – xī’ān). Thanks to the ever expanding high-speed rail network in China, this journey can now be made in less than two hours. This is one of the most popular places to visit in China for domestic and foreign tourists alike, and…

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Travel Across China Posted by on Aug 10, 2015

China is a massive country – it’s the most populous nation in the world and the 4th largest by area. As such, planning a trip here can be a bit tricky. There’s so much to see and do in the Middle Kingdom that you could literally spend a lifetime exploring it and still not check…

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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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