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Dragon Boat Festival and Travel In China

Dragon Boat Festival and Travel In China

Dragon Boat Festival or Dan Wu Jie 端午节 Introduction The Dragon Boat festival is a traditional festival falling on the 5th day of the 5th month of China’s lunar calendar and has been celebrated in China for over 2000 years. It has only been recognized as a public holiday in mainland China since 2008. The

British Tourists Trapped In China For Up To 1 Year

British Tourists Trapped In China For Up To 1 Year

Just imagine you have flown in to one of China’s major cities for a couple of days shopping, some awesome food and to check out some sites. Unfortunately during the course of your shopping, things go wrong, you end up in jail and after you are bailed, you can’t leave China for up to a

Chinese Vice Premier Criticizes Chinese Tourists

Chinese Vice Premier Criticizes Chinese Tourists

If you think Chinese tourists are often obnoxious, you are not alone. Recently Wang Yang who is one of China’s four vice premiers was scathing in his criticism of Chinese tourist and called them being uncivilized among other things. The article below gives full details Wang’s comments and on the less than savoury behaviour of

Happy Valley Racecourse Hong Kong

Happy Valley Racecourse Hong Kong

A Night at Happy Valley Racecourse Surrounded by apartment buildings and hills in the middle of the city on Hong Kong Island, Happy Valley Racecourse is a tribute to the local gambling addiction. If you are in Hong Kong with an evening free, visiting the racecourse is a great way to have fun, experience a

Travel and Air Pollution In Beijing & China

Travel and Air Pollution In Beijing & China

Beijing has the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square, fantastic food, great shopping and some of the worst air pollution you are likely to come across. How Bad is the Air Pollution in Beijing and China? Extremely bad! On a summer’s day with clear blue skies and excellent visibility the pollution levels

Tourist Scams In China & How to Avoid Them

Tourist Scams In China & How to Avoid Them

If you have ever been scammed travelling in China or anywhere else, you’ll know what a disappointing, frustrating and often expensive experience it can be. Bad weather, getting lost, late trains, you name it, I can handle it. These kind of things are all part of the travel experience. Being taken for a fool and

History of China Timeline for Travel & Tourism

History of China Timeline for Travel & Tourism

Travel and Tourism History of China China’s history stretches back to antiquity and is full earth shaking events and fascinating incidents. The time line below is a record of such events and incidents that relate to tourist attractions or have impacted on travel in China. This timeline is incomplete and is a work in progress,

Express Hong Kong China Visa Run

Express Hong Kong China Visa Run

What is a Hong Kong China Visa Run? With few exceptions every foreigner living in China is here on a visa that last for 3, 6 or 12 months and must be renewed before expiry. Normally renewing a visa is trouble free BUT some times due circumstances beyond our control such as forgetful (negligent) schools

How to Apply for a Chinese Visa in Hong Kong China

How to Apply for a Chinese Visa in Hong Kong China

If you want to travel to China or if you are already in China and your visa is about to expire, you need a new Chinese visa. The easiest and cheapest way to get a Chinese visa is to travel to Hong Kong on the classic Hong Kong China Visa run. Why Hong Kong For

Huangshan Travel Guide

Huangshan Travel Guide

Huangshan or Yellow Mountain Huangshan has a well earned reputation as the most beautiful and stunning of China’s mountains. The views hiking mountain side and cliff top trails are incredible with the mountain peaks appearing to float on a sea of clouds. Huangshan is also Called Yellow Mountain but most people, even foreign tourists, use

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