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Shanghai Weekend Getaway to Nearby Water Towns: How to Get There

Around Shanghai scatters several ancient water towns – the nearby Zhujiajiao and Jiangnan’s top six water cities, all in sharp contrast with the modern, efficient, cosmopolitan and gaudy Shanghai. For those looking for weekend fun or ancient town exploration to these places, here are the important transportation tips: Shanghai – Zhuajiajiao (61km): take Subway line 8 at Renmen Square Stat ...
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Easy Tour China Is the Sole Local Provider of Travel Local in China

We proudly announce that Easy Tour China has become the sole local partner from China for TravelLocal.com and its provider with a great variety of travel styles and activities for world travelers. TravelLocal was founded in 2012, with a special mission to offer each client a better, fairer deal and a more authentic trip around the world. They create tailor-made holidays with local experts ...
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5 Tips for First Time Mountain Hikes in China

For those looking for an exciting and rewarding mountain climbing experience in China, the country boasts numerous awesome peaks with dozens of trails that are on par with the best in the world and meet all abilities and interests. However, for your first mountain hike in China, here are some basic tips and advices. 1. Assemble the perfect itinerary No matter how many times you have re ...
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Easy Travel in China: How to Find Fast and Free Wi-Fi

So you want to keep connected with family and friends when traveling in China and share them your daily experiences and travel photos? And have to check emails and read online from time to time? China’s fast-developing technology and internet has assured an ever-expanding Wi-Fi coverage throughout the country, which is going to bring travelers much convenience.  At the Hotel Nowadays ...
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Langmusi: An Unknown, Distinctive Tibetan Town in South Gansu

Hidden in the mysterious Gannan Amdo Tibetan Area, at the juncture of Zoige County, Sichuan Province and Luqu County, Gansu Province, Langmusi (郎木寺) is a primitive, solitary Tibetan town. It is unknown to the world, but another should-not-missed destination for Tibet culture chasers - here, Amto Tibetans and Muslims live together peacefully, great stretches of mountains, meadows, rivers and ...
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Chinese Phrasebook for International Travelers

To break the language barrier is the first and foremost thing when travelling in China, especially when you are backpacking in China. Despite the fact that Chinese kids are learning English from primary school onwards, it is still a barrier that most overseas travelers may come across. Therefore, you’re encouraged to bring with a Chinese Phrasebook or learn a few words and phrases in advance. H ...
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Useful Travel Tips for Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan

Approximately 400km away from Chengdu, with a tranquil area surrounded by nine primitive Tibetan villages, Jiuzhaigou Valley is one of the most charming scenic national parks in China and features 108 crystal lakes, intoxicating waterfalls and streams, snow-capped mountains, as well as numerous wide fauna and flora. However, given its relatively high altitude and special customs, visitors are en ...
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