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72 Hours in Guilin (Part Two) Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

72 Hours in Guilin (Part Two)

There is a saying in Chinese that goes: “Guilin’s scenery is the finest under Heaven” (桂林山水甲天下 – guì lín shān shuǐ jiǎ tiān xià), and for good reason. The beauty of Guilin has been inspiration for artists, poets, and musicians alike for thousands of years. While the city of Guilin is certainly worthy of a…

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Best Places to Visit in China in the Summer Posted by on Jul 19, 2017

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to travel in China. Sure, it’s a busy time of year, but that’s always the case in the world’s most populous country. In my 5+ years of living in China, I ended up doing most of my traveling during the summer months. Here are a few of…

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10 Videos for Summer in China Posted by on Jun 22, 2017

Today marks the official start of summer (夏天 – xià tiān). All across China, children are finishing up their final exams while parents are busy scheduling summer activities. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, and you can expect to see the “Beijing bikini” on display as men roll up their shirts to deal…

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Wet Hot Chinese Summer Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

Top 10 Most Popular Videos on Transparent Chinese

Summer (夏天 – xià tiān) is in full swing in China. All across the country, dudes are letting their bellies hang out to cool off and ladies are swimming in the sea with their face-kinis on. The beaches are packed, as are popular tourist sights such as the Great Wall and Jiuzhaigou National Park. Summer…

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Top 10 of 2015 Posted by on Dec 30, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but 2015 is almost behind us. You know what they say – “time flies like an arrow” (光阴似箭 – guāng yīn sì jiàn). Ok, maybe you haven’t heard that one before. There’s a new Chinese idiom for you to start using to impress your friends! Anyway, back to the task at…

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Top 10 China Experiences Posted by on Sep 17, 2015

In the 5+ years that I lived and worked in China, I was fortunate enough to have more incredible experiences than I can even count. Perhaps the fact that the 2008 Olympics kicked off on my first day in the country was a sign of epic things to come, as the years that followed were…

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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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