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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.

Journey through China – Part 1

Kicking off in Xi’an, our very own Charlie Bridger takes us on a journey through China, stopping off in the incredible limestone karst region of Guilin, the spicy province of Sichuan – home to the Chengdu Panda Research Base and … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Guilin to Sichuan

This week’s photo showcase takes us on a journey from Guilin, through Yangshou, and on to Sichuan in China, taking in surreal landscapes, unique cultural performances, cuddly creatures and sublime natural beauty along the way. Behind the lens is our very … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – China tunes

From the Forbidden City in Beijing and the legendary Great Wall, to the subterranean army of Terracotta warriors in Xi’an and glistening skyscrapers of Shanghai, China offers travellers an endless choice of possibilities. Outside of its thriving cosmopolitan cities and … Continue reading

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Beijing by night

  Come nightfall the streets of Beijing undergo a transformation, the hubbub of the day settles down and monuments are illuminated against the night sky. Our very own Ann Amies has just returned from a trip to China and enlightens … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Beijing to Xi-An

In July last year Kelly Hunt was announced as the winner of one of our Facebook competitions. Her prize? A dream holiday to the destination of her choice. In March Kelly  landed in China alongside her hubby Paul, and they … Continue reading

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Video of the week – the Harbin Ice Festival

  If you’re planning a trip over the festive season, it might be an idea to check out the festivals and events that take place across the world. Not everyone has a Santa Claus! (Shh… don’t tell the kids!) One … Continue reading

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The Dragon Boat Race Festival 2013

June is fast approaching and China is gearing up for the annual Dragon Boat Festival, a colourful cultural display featuring traditional dancing, rhythmic music, and exhilarating boat races. As one of the oldest festivals in China, the history of the … Continue reading

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Giant Pandas – the Chengdu Research Base

Guest blog by Clare Kendall, freelance journalist and photographer I knew that baby pandas would be cute but nothing prepared me (a hardened journalist) for just how impossibly, unbearably, achingly cute they would be in the flesh (or rather fluff). … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Hong Kong to Beijing

An incredible video by Ryan Edmond that takes in Guilin, Shanghai, and Guangzhou as well as two megacities Hong Kong and Beijing. Some incredible shots and fantastic day-to-night transitions, and a great sound track too. Learn more about our China … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Beijing to Moscow by Train

Beijing to Ulaanbataar to Moscow. Over 7500 km of amazing scenery and life in one five minute video, beautifully shot with a fab Mongolian soundtrack. What’s not to love about this video? Makes us yearn to be back on rails!! … Continue reading

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