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A Visit to Honghe, Yunnan Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

A Visit to Honghe, Yunnan

Most travelers to Yunnan province stick to the weal-beaten path of Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, and Shangri-la. While these places are all amazing, there’s are so many other smaller towns in this corner of China that are worth a visit. One such town is Honghe, a few hours south of the capital. I visited Honghe in…

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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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Yunnan Cuisine Posted by on Dec 20, 2017

Yunnan Cuisine

Yunnan province is one of the most beautiful places to travel in China. In addition to amazing places like Dali and the Tiger Leaping Gorge, it’s also home to some pretty delicious cuisine. From the crossing the bridge rice noodles to the yummy old grandma’s potatoes, they’re cooking up lots of good stuff here. Let’s…

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Visiting Fuxian Lake Posted by on Sep 20, 2017

A Short Trip to Fuxian Lake

While the city of Kunming is a fascinating place to visit, it’s nice to get out of the concrete jungle every once and a while if you live there. Thankfully, there are plenty of great options for 1-2 day trips. A short trip to Fuxian Lake (抚仙湖 – fǔ xiān hú) is a great break…

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A Short Trip to Fuxian Lake Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

A Short Trip to Fuxian Lake

There’s a lot to do in the Spring City of Kunming. There are also several great options for day trips, from hiking in the Western Hills to exploring the Golden Temple. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, though, you’ll want to head to the beautiful Fuxian Lake (抚仙湖 – fǔ xiān hú). Let’s see…

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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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Kunming Day Three Video Posted by on Jul 6, 2017

Kunming Day Three Video

It’s been an incredible trip in the Spring City of Kunming so far. It’s amazing how much you can do with just 72 hours in the capital of Yunnan province. Are you ready for the last day? For the third and final day in Kunming, take a day trip out to the hills or a…

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