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Wandering around Town God Temple of Shanghai

If you want to experience the old and local parts of international metropolis Shanghai, Town God Temple or Chenghuang Miao (城隍庙) is one of the best choices. Our last stop in Shanghai was just wandering around the Town God Temple, which really impressed us with its old Shanghai flavor.      Town God Temple is a Taoist temple built in 1403, during the Yongle era of the Ming ...
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Experience hutong lifestyle in Beijing

Hutongs in Beijing are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. It reflects the culture of grassroots Beijingers and has a very special and significant position in the rich history and culture of Beijing. If you like to make your Beijing tour more perfect, a tour to the Hutong is highly recommended.  A wonderful glimpse into the world of yesterday in Beijing.&n ...
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Sarina's wonderful tour to Mutianyu Great Wall

The Great Wall, one of the greatest wonders in the world. The Great Wall was originally built for defense and plays a significant role in China’s history. Like a gigantic dragon, it winds up and down across mountains, grasslands, plateaus and deserts, stretching thousands of miles from east to west of China.There is an old saying said well “Until you reach the Great Wall, you're no hero”. A w ...
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Savor the unique flavor of Beijing Douzhir

This tour journal was writen by Silvia, a travel specialist from EasyTourChina.com. In mid-November, she had made study trips to Xi'an, Beijing, Shanghai, and Suzhuo.Before I went to Beijing, I have heard many times about one local drink - Douzhir (Fermented soybean milk). Local Beijingers like this drink very much and most of them drink it every day, but people from outside Beijing are not used ...
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Silvia's wonderful cycling tour on ancient city wall of Xian

When I arrange Xi'an tour for my clients, the attraction I like to put in mostly is Ancient City Wall besides Terra Cotta Warriors, and usually clients like it. Ancient City Wall is the first landmark visitors will encounter in Xi'an, stretches round the old city. It's very special among China there’s a completed and occlusive wall in city center. When I rode bicycle on the wall with very ...
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Alice's Tour Journal: Enjoy Quietness in Scenic Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie

What impresses me most of this Zhangjiajie tour is Baofeng Lake. It is so tranquil that I felt my mind got totally relaxed. I forgot the busy working days and the disturbing city scenes, when I finally reached these water and mountains, and got into this beautiful landscape painting. It is a lake hidden and surrounded by a succession of mountains. We climbed on the steep road, went through the n ...
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Silvia's Hiking along Golden Whip Stream, Zhangjiajie

Before I came to Zhangjiajie city, I have been told that by one of my prior clients Golden Whip Stream was her most favorite place in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Wondering what is the attraction to her. Actually it's different with my imagination. What I expected was “hiking”, which means the road along a stream is bumpy like mountain road. When I came to there, I found that the road is ...
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