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Are you an animal lover looking for a vacation with purpose? Do you find hard work, cute creatures and conservation attractive vacation attributes? Have a preoccupation with pandas? Bifengxia Panda Reserve may be just the place for you. A volunteer vacation among one of the planet’s most endangered species means lots of physical work (some […]
While for many people New Year’s Eve is long gone, some of us are still impatiently waiting to enjoy an exciting celebration to say goodbye to the old year and welcome the New Year. The Chinese Year of the Snake will begin on February 10, 2013! The Chunjie 春节 or Spring Festival is the most […]
With a history that brags of dynasties with infinite wealth, world-changing inventions and some of the finest art ever produced, it’s not exactly surprising that China is home to a number of the world’s most fascinating museums. We’ve chosen our favorites—not just the biggest, but also a couple of lesser-known locations, which are hidden treasures […]
At this time of year, at the beginning of January, most of us are still recovering from our New Year festivities. But in China, it’s another story, with the big turn-of-the-year celebrations still to come. Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the calendar, with preparations started early and taken seriously. The event, […]
There is, claims CNNGo, a Chinatown in every major city worldwide. This is an incredible fact in itself, and draws attention to our exposure to, and love for, Chinese culture. Over time, some communities have witnessed a mass exodus, with entire districts reduced to one or two streets. In other countries, it’s as if Chinatown […]
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