Beijing Swag

On June 12, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Being from the central United States, my original perception of fashion of Beijing was nonexistent, but if you ever decide to travel to Beijing, some basic understanding of what people like to wear here might be helpful! After stepping off of my China flight in my yoga pants and oversized t-shirt, the difference between what […]

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Discovering China by Railway

On May 25, 2012, in Tips & Ideas, Transportation, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Travelling by train in China is often a convenient and fast way to get around on your China Tours and usually train tickets are a lot cheaper than airfare. Not all routes are super quick but if you travel overnight and you can get some rest on the way you don’t really lose time and […]

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Peking Uni

Prior to this piece, I wrote an article with the name ‘A Confucian Education’ which mentioned Beijing’s ancient Imperial Academy. Shifting away from this, the city is home to the country’s top universities which are renowned for their academic excellence. This is none more true than that of China’s first modern national university; namely, Peking […]

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Beware of the Wild Insects

On May 22, 2012, in Museums, Places of Interest, Shanghai, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

If you travel to Shanghai with kids you certainly don’t want to miss the most popular places the city has to offer like the Bund or Yu Gardens. But on the other hand kids might get bored of too much sightseeing after a while. For a little break in between the Wild Insect Kingdom is […]

How much do you know about Pandas?

On May 11, 2012, in Must-sees, Sichuan, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Many people want to see one of the cute looking white and black panda bears on their China travel experience. But what makes them so special? Sure, with the distinctive color of their fur with the black spots around the eyes, the black ears and nose they are very friendly looking and the way they […]

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Do You Know How To Use Chopsticks?

On May 4, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

In many countries in Southeast Asia chopsticks are the most common utensil to eat food. For this reason most Asian restaurants in western countries offer their guests both chopsticks and silverware. So if you’re planning your China Tours and you can’t handle chopsticks yet it is about time that you learn how to use them. […]

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Ready – ‘Steady’ – Go!

On May 2, 2012, in Beijing, Getting Around, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

With the rapidly increasing number of vehicles on Beijing’s roads controlling traffic has become a real challenge. Even building new roads and extending the subway system still can’t cope with the rapidly growing number of road-users. When you travel to Beijing you will certainly see a difference to many other big cities. The best way […]

Some Advice on Vegetarian Meals

On April 19, 2012, in Cultural Experience, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

In general, there is a lot of really delicious vegetarian food in China. There are tons of vegetables and fresh fruit and the spices turn regular food into culinary delights. But you still have to know how to find what you’re looking for and as a vegetarian you might find it tricky at the beginning […]

Beijing Supermarkets

On April 18, 2012, in Cultural Experience, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

No matter if you are in need of daily consumer goods or you’re just interested to see how supermarkets in China are different from the ones you’re used to, you won’t have trouble finding them. If you travel to Beijing you’ll find many international chain supermarkets, like Carrefour, Wal-mart, Metro or Merry Mart, just like […]

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China – a Paradise for Nature Lovers

On April 13, 2012, in Festivals, Nature Scenery, Temples, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Given the size of the country it’s only natural that China offers a wide variety of landscapes and climate zones (18 different ones in total), reaching from deserts in the northwest of the country to tropical climate zones in the southeastern parts. In general, from the western to the northeastern areas the seasons are quite […]

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