How to Prepare to Travel China

How to Prepare to Travel China

China travel can be a culture shock and a bit more difficult to maneuver, especially compared to its neighbors in South East Asia. With a little planning and preparation you can travel through China with ease.10 Tips on How to Prepare...

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How to Book a Train Ticket in China

How to Book a Train Ticket in China

I wrote this post when I found out how to book a train ticket in China, the HARD way.  Not being able to speak the Chinese language and having to travel through China on hand motions alone can be very frustrating, especially if you were never that...

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A Guide to the Shanghai Muslim Market

A Guide to the Shanghai Muslim Market

If you find yourself in Shanghai on a Friday morning do yourself a favor and go to the Muslim Market.  The Shanghai Muslim Market is a street lined with pop up food tents where you can get anything from freshly butchered meat to ice cream cake!...

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27 Things I Learned Backpacking through China

27 Things I Learned Backpacking through China

Backpacking through China is something you can't truly prepare for.  You hear its crowded and its polluted but you never truly understand until you do it yourself.  I went in the summer which was the high season.  If I had three words...

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The Great Wall of China Without Crowds

The Great Wall of China Without Crowds

  Hiking the Great Wall of China is probably on everyones bucket list. I know it was on mine and I've been blessed enough to have done it...TWICE! The first time I hiked it I went on a guided tour, the second time I opted out of a tour and...

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How to Visit the Terracotta Warriors Xi’An, China

I'm usually one who always opts out of the guided tours and goes at it on my own. I like to figure it out, be able to write about the process so that I can share it with you, not be on a strict time schedule, and its always a bonus to save few...

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Top Sights for your First Trip to Beijing

Top Sights for your First Trip to Beijing

  Beijing being the capitol of China has a lot to offer. Here is a list of my top 10 sights to see when visiting this ancient capitol.   1. The Great Wall Duh! There are several sections of the wall that you can visit. Badaling is the most...

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A Guide to the Shanghai Muslim Market

The Ultimate Guide to Beijing

If you're traveling to China chances are Beijing is on the itinerary. Not only is Beijing the capital of China but it is the nations political, economical, and cultural center. With bucket list sights like the Great Wall and the Forbidden City who...

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Shanghai, China

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Shanghai, China

  Looking for a quick travel guide to Shanghai, China?  Look no further!  Shanghai is a concrete jungle with so many layers that most visitors hardly scratch the surface.  Whether you're here for the world class shopping, the unique food, the...

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