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by jonthtang
1 year ago
A Guide to Chongwu - The Last Remaining Coastal Fort of Southern China

Images of modern China bring to mind drab, concrete jungles with little personality, but beautiful pockets of traditional architecture remain. In this article, I visited Chongwu, an ancient fort that was built in the 1300s to defend the area against marauding pirates.

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by Lyra Kua
2 years ago
Weird and Interesting Chinese Taboos

Why can't Chinese people keep two dogs in one house? Why are they afraid of the number four? Why do they get angry when you give them a clock? Learn about the answers to these strange questions in this article. 

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by jonthtang
2 years ago
Zhanglicun: The Only Village Where Traditional Regional Architecture Survives

Zhanglicun is a small village with the largest collection of beautiful local architecture that was widespread in Southern Fujian a hundred years ago. With China's modernization, a lot of these residences have become victims of the wrecking ball or lost among the concrete high-rise apartments.

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by Calebio
2 years ago
Beijing City Guide

A guide to some of the best attractions in and around Beijings to get the most out of your visit to China's capital.

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by PensiveScholar
2 years ago
China's Forbidden City: The People Who Lived Inside The Palace

The Forbidden City was long closed off from the rest of the world. In the heart of the Middle Kingdom, Emperors ruled for over 500 years. This article details who resided at the Forbidden Palace and their role there.

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by Lyra Kua
2 years ago
8 Things to Do in Guangzhou

Some quick itinerary suggestions if you're planning to visit China's third largest city.

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by Stefan Collins
3 years ago
China's Hakka Minority

A profile of the 80 million Hakka people in China, Taiwan and elsewhere.

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by Ethan Hunt
3 years ago
Warnings Before Moving to China or Hong Kong

An insight into what life is really like in Hong Kong and China. Say goodbye to the cliche Chinese cinema and discover the reality.

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by Amerowolf
3 years ago
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The Chongqing Cave - The World Within Our World

The centrally located province of Chongqing, China is primarily known for its urban capital of Chongqing City. Which not only sports stunning waterfront views of the Yangzi River, but hosts a population of 6 million people and the city has been growing rapidly over the past few years into an international hub in China. However, out in the mountainous rural country lies a cave named Er Wang Dong, meaning Second Royal Cave. However, many still refer to it as the Chongqing Cave. The Chinese people have known about the massive Chongqing Cave for years but it had remained unexplored until 2012.

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by DKBrown
3 years ago
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by thelittlec
4 years ago
Traveling to Shenzhen, China? Seven Things to Do to Make You Feel Local

There are seven things you can do in Shenzhen, China to make you feel local: morning workout at Lotus Hill Park, having dim sum, singing Karaoke, doing a foot massage, shopping at East Gate Shopping District, shopping at Downtown, and evening after-dinner walk at Lotus Hill Park.

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by weianow
4 years ago
Myths and Legends of the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is well known across the globe and there are many myths and legends surround the structure as well as the awe-inspiring facts. 

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by chopsooy
4 years ago
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Fenghuang: Phoenix Town, China

If the kind of China that you envisage features stilted houses hanging over the edge of a serene misty river, with boatmen paddling their boats up and down stream singing Chinese folk songs, then you better not miss your opportunity to go to Fenghuang - Phoenix Town in China.

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by PeterVernezze
4 years ago
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Sichuan Quake Redux

The recent earthquake in Sichuan is no less a disaster by virtue of not approaching the magnitude of the earlier quake of 2008. As the author says, in describing this recent quake and providing comparisons between the two, "...if hundreds of people had been killed by a disaster an hour or so drive from where you live, well, you would not call it a good day. A sadness hangs over the city." A survivor of both these events, Peter gives us a good lesson on how to best deal with an earthquake as it is happening around you and with the after-effects.

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by Rick Potter
4 years ago
China Vacation on a Low Budget

Vacation to the exotic land of China. An extended vacation to China is possible with very little money, if you don't mind teaching English along the way.

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by chopsooy
4 years ago
Best Things To Do If You're Shanghaied In Shanghai

I have lived in China for nearly 5 years now and one of my favorite places to visit is Shanghai. As a four time visitor to this amazing city, these are my recommendations of what to see and do if you find yourself shanghaied in Shanghai.

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by Dr_E
4 years ago
Top Myths about the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of those attractions that people around the World recognize by name, although most people have not ever seen it in person. There are a few common myths associated with the Great Wall of China that are commonly believe to be factual, but...

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by Sarah
4 years ago
Quirky China - Rent a Boyfriend for Chinese New Year

Recently, a report stated that "Rent-a-Boyfriend" services are popping up in China with the approach of the Chinese New Year. This article explores the reasons a single lady in China might consider renting a pretend boyfriend and looks at two amusing advertisements of rental boyfriends.

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by Ernie
5 years ago
Unique Chinese Tourist Sites for Visitors

One of the most interesting aspects of traveling is the variety of new and unique places you can see that is totally unlike anything you are used to seeing back at home. Regardless of where you travel in the World you will experience new things, but some Countries offer...

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by ming
5 years ago
Lake Poyang: China's Bermuda Triangle

Laoye Miao in Lake Poyang, China is one of those places most people have never heard about. Yet despite its obscure sounding name, the waters around the temple has been described as haunted with ships sinking randomly, crew members disappearing without a trace, and survivors going mad. Welcome to China's Bermuda Triangle.

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