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Frequently asked questions about Chinese Visa

1, Why do Chinese visas have different types and categories? A visa is the basis for the activities the holder may engage in while in China. In light of China’s laws and regulations, Consular Officers make the decision on what...
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Nanxun Water Town — the Most Authentic and Tranquil Town

Established 750 years ago, the Nanxun Ancient Water Town developed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD) into one of the richest towns in China. Silk was the product which brought enormous fortune to merchants in the town. With the...

6 Smart Packing Tips to Travel Light in China

Packing requires practicality. When travelling, be it a day or a month, there is a tendency to pack more than what is needed. Some travelers are happy to check in a large case or two, and that’s okay. But if...

20 China Travel Tips

Exploring China can rattle even veteran travelers. And understandably so. It's a huge country with enough languages and dialects to leave even many native Chinese flummoxed at the thought of communicating away from home. But traveling away from the big cities isn't...

8 Mistakes That Will Put You in a Sea of Chinese Tourists

You’ve decided to visit China; how exciting! Ancient history, rich culture, and mouth-watering food awaits you. China can offer something that appeals to every visitor, but given the population and other tourists, the crowds can be an issue. After all,...
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Wuzhizhou Island

Wuzhizhou Island, in Haitang Bay, has an area of some 148 hectares (366 acres). With an irregular butterfly-like shape and a total coastline of 5.7 km (3.5 miles), the island is about 38 km (24 miles) north-east of Sanya City. The island was known...
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Gulangyu Island, Xiamen

Overview and History Gulangyu Island Gulangyu Island situates in the southwest of Xiaman, with a 600m Lu River sitting between them, and it only takes five minutes to get there by ferry. Covering an area of 1.87 km2, it has...
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10 Things that Will Shock You About China – Visit China

10 Things that Will SHOCK You About China - Visit China
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Xu Xiake: the great Chinese traveler

A noted traveler and geographer of the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Xu Xiake, also named Hongzu (1587-1641), was born in today's Jiangyin of East China's Jiangsu Province. He studied the ancient classics as a small boy and learned to...

How to Save on a Trip to China

Whether you are a backpacker traveling on a shoestring, a family of lesser means, or a senior citizen trying to make your pension/savings stretch to cover that longed-for trip to China, there are many ways to cut China tour...

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