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CNN Features 20 China Travel Tips

07/31/2014

CNN’s recent article, “20 China travel trips that will make your journey easier,” highlights places and things you should know about when traveling to China. Written by an expat who has lived in Shanghai for the past several year, the article shares key insider info such as how to use proper currency (in Shanghai, taxi drivers want coins, whereas in other parts of China, paper money is preferred), where to find custom gifts at a great rate, the best places to go for Traditional Chinese Medicine, how China is a great place for kids and family, how to tackle the language barrier with an app, and several off-the-tourist-path spots that are must-sees (along with itineraries). To read the article, go to:http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/22/travel/china-travel-tips/.

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Torch Festival Kicks off in Southeastern China

07/31/2014

The Torch Festival, an annual traditional event celebrated by several ethnic groups in southwest China, falls in the latter portion of the sixth lunar month. The Yi people celebrated the Torch Festival this month with thousands of people joining with lit torches to drive away bad luck. At night, a massive bonfire is lit in the center of the event, with attendees carry ...Read More

Traditional “Nadam Fair” Opens in Inner Mongolia

07/31/2014

The word “Nadam” in the Mongolian language means recreation, entertainment or games. For more than 700 years, the tradition of “nadam” has taken place, with historical records claiming that Genghis Khan hosted a grand Nadam Fair after his victories. This year’s event, the 23rd Nadam Fair, will take place in Bairin Right Banner of Chifeng City, in northern C ...Read More

Yunnan Tops in China for Wetland Biodiversity

07/24/2014

A recent report ranked southwest China’s Yunnan province as the highest in the country for wetland biodiversity. The province has 563,500 hectares of wetlands, including four different types (riverine, lake, marsh and artificial wetlands). In addition to size, Yunnan’s wetlands are also thriving with animal and plant species, including 2,274 species of higher plan ...Read More

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  • 07/31/2014 CNN Features 20 China Travel Tips...Read More
  • 07/31/2014 Torch Festival Kicks off in Southeastern China...Read More
  • 07/31/2014 Traditional “Nadam Fair” Opens in Inner Mongolia...Read More
  • 07/24/2014 Yunnan Tops in China for Wetland Biodiversity...Read More
  • 07/24/2014 China Spends Millions to Protect Koguryo Kingdom Site...Read More
  • 07/24/2014 3D Film on Show at Mogao Caves...Read More
  • 07/17/2014 Beijing Investing $7 Billion to Address Air Pollution...Read More
  • 07/17/2014 Forbidden City Extends Hours for Summer and Goes Mobile...Read More
  • 07/17/2014 Anhui Province Comes to U.S. plus New Flights...Read More
  • 07/10/2014 Beijing One of Three Finalists for 2022 Winter Olympics...Read More