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China is one of the fastest growing economies of the world and is more than just a country that produces cheap goods. It is a great tourist destination of all budgets. A hugely populated country but with fantastic infrastructure, there is so much to explore here. To completely understand what makes this country so great, you must spend atleast a few months here – and even then, you will only scratch the surface. There is so much to do here.

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A glimpse of China’s colonial past at Shamian Island

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September 15, 2020
Inside Guangzhou, China’s third largest city lies Shamian Island. Unexpectedly European and quiet, it finds a place in every wedding photo in the province.
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Guilin – A city that smells of cinnamon and why you should visit

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July 10, 2018
One of the most picturesque of all towns in China, Guilin comes a shock after the chaos of Beijing or Shanghai or the rather old world landscapes of Xi'an or Chengdu.
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Camping in China: Countering Unpredictability

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November 29, 2017
The vast range of climates and weather systems that encompass China mean that Chinese weather is extremely unpredictable.
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Sweet-makers in Xi’An, China | Video

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June 11, 2015
When walking through the Muslim Quarters in Xi'An, China, I stumbled upon this interesting sight - sweet-makers pounding away on sticky goodness, turning an otherwise sugary lump into delicious sweets.
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A peek through the Bamboo Curtain

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April 13, 2015
I have mixed reactions for China - I loved it as much as I hated it! But I think, I loved it more than I hated it.
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Cruise on River Li & Yangshou

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July 3, 2014
A ride on River Li from Guilin to Yangshou takes about four hours - but you bring back memories enough for a lifetime!
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