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Tales from the Trails

Hit the Parks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  Most people visiting China do not have parks on their list of sights to see – but they should! Public parks are one of the most fascinating places to see local culture in a country where public space is synonymous with national unity. Locals flock to these areas to join group exercise groups, […]

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Take a Cruise

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  There are over 22,000 rivers in China, an immense number that not only provide links across the country but to many neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh, Russia and Vietnam. The most famous are the Yellow River – the third largest river in Asia – and the Yangtze, the third longest river in the world. […]

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Enjoy the view

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  China has a number of high-altitude landmarks, not to mention plenty of fantastic views from the top. Both cityscapes, countryside and mountainous regions have lots to offer seen from great heights, and there are plenty of places to catch the view. Where:  The mountains, of course, are a great way to enjoy panoramic […]

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Indulge in History

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  China boasts one of the oldest civilizations in the world, dating back to 2700BC. The country’s rich history is filled with stories of powerful family dynasties, mystical folklore and ancient customs. Much of this intriguing past is reflected in the many ancient relics, monuments and architecture that can be found throughout the country. […]

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Experience a Festival

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  As a country that is home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world, China unsurprisingly boasts rich history. Many celebrations and traditions have survived over thousands of years through many generations, and include an array of ancient customs. Chinese festivals are certainly one of the most vibrant and memorable ways to […]

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Hit the Shops

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why:  We’re all familiar with the ‘made in China’ stamp that comes on many of our products at home. Though the country has a reputation for stellar brand name knock-offs, it’s also the birthplace of many imaginative inventions, premier technology and immense production of goods. And, there’s no way to experience the true extent […]

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