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China Travel Guide

6 reasons to travel to China

The reasons for a trip to China are many - a fan would list dozens of them. But if a traveler only needed a few of them in order to decide to go to this strange place, these would be the first five I would tell him:

  • 1.
    Treat your taste buds
  • 2.
    Be surprised...on every street corner.
  • 3.
    Charging your inner batteries
  • 4.
    Beyond the clichés
  • 5.
    Admire the amazing landscapes
  • 6.
    Discover a new world

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Places of interest

Is this the destination for you?

Those of you who love culture clashes will be able to breathe them in ! If you hate crowds then a trip to China is not for you!

You should go if

  • • You love meeting people
  • • You're prepared for cultural shocks
  • • You're willing to put prejudice aside and keep an open mind
  • • You like big things - towns, landscapes and distances
  • • You love trying new food
  • • You're looking for an affordable destination
  • • You like to be in a secure environment

You shouldn't go if

  • • You like to quickly find your bearings
  • • You need a lot of privacy
  • • Crowds freak you out
  • • You hate noise
  • • You can't handle polluted environments

Culture and Discovery

Lijiang and lost paradise

Lijiang is the best known and most touristy place in Yunnan and for good reasons: the enormous old town was once a stage on the Tea-Horse Road and is really well preserve...
Amelie Voyagista29 July 2015
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Fenghuang, the last Chinese bastion against the ferocious Miaos

A charming town on the banks of a river, a preserved village that's home to a "second" Great Wall of China, meant to protect the population from the Miaos: don't miss the...
Amelie Voyagista15 June 2015
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Yunnan, for sustainable travel in China

It's not easy to be a responsible tourist in China! The environment here suffers like nowhere else; historic buildings are destroyed to make way for pale, concrete imitat...
Laetitia Santos15 June 2015
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The Great Wall: an amazing architectural creation

Near the Great Wall, everyone is expecting to see an imposing monument. And I promise you, you won't be disappointed. Created by successive Chinese dynasties, the Great W...
Emilie Joulia12 June 2015
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Walk in Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie park, which is also called Wulingyuan, covers part of the Wuling mountains. Marvel over the walk beside the Jian Bian Xi river and discover the superb site of...
Aurélie Croiziers2 June 2015
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The different faces of Gulangyu

With its well-preserved colonial houses and luxuriant vegetation, Gulangyu is one of China's jewels. Religious ceremonies, and wedding photos on the beach - discover the ...
Aurélie Croiziers2 June 2015
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