Your China Travel Guide

Yangshuo Mountain Retreat

Relax in One of China’s Best Retreats

If you are looking for a place to kick back and relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then try out one of the great retreats China has to offer. Yangshuo Mountain Retreat source: Samantha & Paul When it comes to Yangshuo hotels, nothing beats the riverside gem known as the Yangshuo Mountain […]

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40 Chinese Phrases Every Backpacker Will Find Useful While Visiting China

If you’re heading to China and you haven’t been before, it can be helpful to speak some of the languages. While English teaching might be a popular profession for foreigners in China, you might be surprised to hear that a lot of the locals can’t speak it. In fact, some sources state that only around […]

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Guangzhou

Whether you’re looking for fine cuisine, historical landmarks top-notch shopping, adventures in the mountains, or fantastic theme parks, Guangzhou has it all. So what are some of the gems that you will find in your travels to Guangzhou?

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The 6 Best Places to Learn Authentic Kung Fu in China

If you’ve watched just about a million films featuring time-suspending Kung Fu scenes, you probably have wondered if you could ever deliver a lethal kick to the imaginary bad guy in your head. The good news is, yes! You can actually learn authentic Kung Fu in its birthplace! There is indeed a myriad of styles […]

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Top 6 Places in Beijing For Craft Beer

Craft beer is booming in countries all around the world. Innovative microbreweries have been popping up around trending cities like Melbourne, Seattle, Auckland and Denver. Now, China is making its way into the scene of carefully crafted beers with unique styles and it’s Beijing that’s leading the way. If you plan on taking a tour […]

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Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Hangzhou

Hangzhou is one of the most romantic cities in China. The Legend of the White Snake originates here, atop the broken bridge of West Lake. A tale of two fated lovers – Xu Xian and Bai Suzhen –brought together by magic, and fated to be together no matter what. It is a city where love […]

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Best Things to Do in China in Winter

China in winter is country held in two different lights. On the one hand, China’s winter can be cold and harsh, but on the other, it can also be bright and beautiful. Take, for instance, the northern city of Harbin. During the winter, it is a land of harsh snowfall and incredibly cold, but hiding […]

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Top 10 Hipster Stores in China

Top 10 Hipster Stores in China

The hipster craze seems to be happening everywhere, and China is no exception. If you’re looking for hipster stores, characterized by anything unique, environmentally friendly, and alternative, they typically carry brands that are different than the norm. If you want to shop for the most cutting-edge swag in China, these are the top 10 hipster […]

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30 Great Chinese Gift Exchange Ideas

Gift-giving is embedded in Chinese culture. If you’re looking for great Chinese gift exchanges ideas, you’ve come to the right place. While you may be dreading the cold and snow, you’re probably pretty excited for the gift giving part of the season. Buying a gift for every person you know can be expensive. That’s why […]

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The Ultimate China Tour Guide to Mid-Autumn Festival

If you’re visiting China during the fall season, you’ll want to add the Mid-Autumn Festival to your bucket list of things to do. Planning trips around national festivals is a trick we’ve picked up over our years of traveling, which has allowed us to see above and beyond the everyday humdrum a city has to offer. Not […]

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