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Your China Travel Guide

The Ultimate Travel Guide To Bamboo Rafting in China

You knew that bamboo was a thing in China, but did you know that bamboo rafting was too? No, it’s not like white water rafting, but rather a boat tour on a traditionally made, bamboo raft. Typically, visitors to China add this activity to their bucket lists, as these rides take you down some of […]

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The Most Popular Chinese Holidays in the Chinese Calendar

If you’re even mildly familiar with the Chinese calendar, you’re likely aware of the fact that it is one dotted with countless celebrations. It seems, from early January until late December, there is no stopping the festivities. And, no, these fêtes are not some gimmicky, marketing ploy to attract tourists and profit from—far from it. […]

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The Top 20 Art Museums In China

China is a place of history, but did you know that art plays a role in their culture too? The main tourist attractions of China are like museums within themselves, but when it comes to art, the country is dotted with actual museums that have been carefully curated to show off the best. From traditional […]

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Explaining the Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony

Traditionally, the Chinese people have revered tea for its life-enhancing qualities. It’s believed to help heal illness and promote Qi (life force/energy) and longevity. Chinese tea has always been so much more than a mere beverage, and it even evolved to become more than just medicine too. Thousands of years ago, it became one of the […]

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Visit China Like Anthony Bourdain, Eat Food Like A Boss And Try These Places

Have you heard of Anthony Bourdain? He’s pretty wild, and as a former chef, he LOVES to eat. In fact, he has entire shows dedicated to traveling and eating his way around the world. The best part about him though? He’s willing to try it all! And I mean, ALL of it. The weird, seemingly […]

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Racing Dragon Boats in China

Without question, one of the most enthusiastic presentations of Chinese culture is this activity known as dragon boat racing. Teams of twenty athletes gather in colorful, forty-foot long boats with dragon masks decorating the ends, and then proceed to paddle as quickly as possible in an effort to surpass their competitor. As they wade through […]

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Must-See Bailang Bridge Ferris Wheel, Spokeless With WiFi

Why is the Bailang Bridge Ferris Wheel important? Because this type of design is borderline witchcraft. Someone actually re-invented the wheel? Get out of here… Summary The spokeless Bailang Bridge Ferris Wheel is located on the Bailang River along the 1,771ft Bailang Bridge in Weifang City, China. It’s comprised of 4,600 tons of steel; stands 145 […]

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Your Ultimate Guide To Surfing In China

You’ve probably never thought of China as a surfing destination. You aren’t alone; most people don’t. While much of the country borders the sea, China doesn’t have the kind of beach and surf culture that you get in places like Hawaii and California. Sure, the waves in China aren’t exactly ideal, but they’re there. The […]

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Master the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Just when I thought I couldn’t love China anymore, I stumbled upon calligraphy, and it seemed to be more interesting and fascinating than I expected. Understood to be so much more than a mere method of communication, calligraphy is revered in China (and in our hearts as well) for its beautiful form of artistic expression. Holding greater value […]

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Why People At Ocean Park China Are Paying To Scoop Polar Bear Poop

Why is Wuhan Haichang Ocean World important? Because it proves how people will do just about anything for a one-of-a-kind experience…And a selfie. Summary Wuhan Haichang Ocean World in China’s Hubei province is offering backpackers and tourists a 3-hour-service; allowing guests to maintain polar bear dens, feed and even take selfies with the polar bears […]

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