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The Far East is a fascinating region to explore, and China has some of the most famous landmarks on the planet, not least of which is the Great Wall. Explore the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square in Beijing, or see the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an. Delicious food, fascinating heritage, ancient history: China’s got it all.

Out and about in Beijing

  While the splendor of the Forbidden City, hustle and bustle of Tiananmen Square and the winding ancient hutongs are definitely some of Beijing’s biggest drawcards, the capital of China has plenty more to offer those with some time to … Continue reading

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This is Hong Kong

  While Hong Kong comfortably finds itself at the forefront of modernisation, along with the glitz and glamour that comes in tow, beneath the surface one can still find evidence of its traditional Chinese heritage still present today as well … Continue reading

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Yin and Yangtze

  In September our own Ashley Flanagan spent two weeks travelling around China on our 15 day Yin & Yangtze tour. Setting out from Beijing, Ashley took in the highlights of the capital before travelling south to Xi’an and the famous … Continue reading

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Inspired by China

  As a country of bold contrasts and striking juxtapositions, China is an intriguing place to explore with something different waiting around every corner and this week’s video pick demonstrates just that.  From incense burning and red lanterns swaying in … Continue reading

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From past to present in Beijing

  Looking to do something a little different in Beijing? Our own Ann Amies recently returned from China and having visited a few times before, she decided to try something new – learning how to prepare authentic Chinese dumplings in a … Continue reading

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A walk around the People’s Park in Chengdu

  In the centre of Chengdu lies the People’s Park. An expanse of trees and open spaces for, as the name suggests, the people to enjoy. Our own Ann Amies takes an afternoon stroll here enjoying a pleasant relief from incessant … Continue reading

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Top 5 reasons to visit Guilin & Yangshou

  Pru Goudie has visited China a couple of times and climbed the Great Wall of China, stood face to face with a fearsome army of Terracotta Warriors and checked out the glitz and glam of vibrant Shanghai. So, this … Continue reading

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Great Wall & Pandas

  No trip to China would be complete without seeing the country’s furry mascot – the Giant Panda. Lucky for you we’ve just launched a brand new tour which encompasses the highlights of China with a visit to the world-famous … Continue reading

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Chinese Checkers

  Ever wonder what it would be like to travel on an On The Go tour? Well wonder no more! This week’s video pick was filmed by Lesley and Ryan, two of our very own travellers, on our 11 day Chinese … Continue reading

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3 Minutes in China

  Step foot into a world of glimmering cities and ancient towns, smoking incense and burning firewater, cuddly giant pandas and fierce white tigers, tasty dumplings and scorpions on a stick and much more in this week’s video pick. This … Continue reading

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