How to Visit the Terracotta Warriors Xi’An, China

How to Visit the Terracotta Warriors Xi’An, China

Amazing to see up close 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 my readers, not be on a strict time schedule, and its...

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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 touristy....

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The Ultimate Guide to Beijing

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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How to Book a Train Ticket in China

How to Book a Train Ticket in China

Not being able to speak the Chinese language and having to travel through China on hand motions alone can be very intimidating and frustrating, especially if you were never that good at charades. With a few tips and tricks from this article, you'll...

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27 Things I learned while backpacking China

27 Things I learned while backpacking China

It took a while but finally got a picture with no one in it at the Forbidden City! I don't think you can truly prepare for China. You hear its crowded and its polluted but you never truly understand until you do it yourself. I went in the summer...

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The Ultimate Guide to Shanghai

The Ultimate Guide to Shanghai

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 architecture or the late night party scene, theres a little something for...

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Best Day Trips from Shanghai

Best Day Trips from Shanghai

Being one of the most populated cities in the world, its nice to get away from the towering neon buildings for a day. Here are the best day trips from Shanghai.   Hangzhou: Home to picture perfect West Lake, where pagodas and temples dot the...

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How to Apply for a Chinese Visa with a U.S. Passport

How to Apply for a Chinese Visa with a U.S. Passport

I've applied for a number of travel visas in my day but the Chinese Visa has by far been the most difficult and time consuming. This article will outline the steps necessary to acquire a Chinese Visa as you want to get it right the first time...

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A Guide to Shanghai’s Muslim Market

A Guide to Shanghai’s Muslim Market

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

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