Backpacking in Sanqing Shan - gorgeous mountains in Jiangxi.

Proper Etiquette for Hiking in China

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Whether you are hitting a scenic trail in the mountains of China or hiking in your backyard, it is important to know proper hiking etiquette. This etiquette defines how you should behave when you hit the trails. Whether you are …

The Casino Lisboa - old meets new in Macau!

Backpacking in Macau: 5 Famous Casinos

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We have mentioned Macau on here before and it’s one of those special administrative regions of China, similar to Hong Kong in terms of governmental system. Macau’s history stretches back as far as 6,000 years ago (you know how old …

Backpacking in Tibet - Food

Backpacking in Tibet: Finding Affordable Food In Lhasa

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Tibet may not be one of the cheapest travel destinations on your bucket list, but it’s definitely a must see place to discover unique religion, breath-taking scenery and of course delicious cuisine. So if you are backpacking in China, be …

Backpacking in Shanghai

Backpacking in Shanghai: A Cool Guide to the City

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Shanghai is the largest city by population in China (although we know Chongqing’s metropolitan area is massive), and it should be definitely added to your travel list when backpacking in China. It’s a typical city of contrast where cityscape gleams with …

Top 5 Football Experiences in China

Top 5 Football Experiences in China

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When you think of China you are not always thinking of football. Sport maybe, as the Chinese particularly excel in the Olympics in sports such as table tennis, gymnastics and badminton. Even tennis and weight lifting are hugely important sports …

The amazing sweet coloured rice

Eating in China: Sweet Coloured Rice in Luoping, Yunnan

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Today’s Eating in China post comes from the dreamy Yunnan Province. We know how much the Chinese love their rice, but how about some special coloured rice with sugar added to it? Throw in a walk to some gorgeous waterfalls called Jiulong, …

Backpacking in Chongqing - it's a monster!!

Backpacking in Chongqing: Top Tips For This Massive City

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If you read our article on top 5 sights in Chongqing, you’ll know how much visiting this colossal city in China was a huge huge childhood dream of mine. When the time finally came round, I was completely inspired by …

Backpacking in Fujian Province: The Tian Luo Keng Cluster Tulou

Backpacking in Fujian Province: Tian Luo Keng Cluster Tulou

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After visiting our first Earthen Building of the Fujian Tour, our driver dropped us off for a few minutes to check out the views up to the small settlement known as Tian Luo Keng. We had two stops in total for Tian …

China Train Ticket

5 Crucial Tips for Successful China Train Travel

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If you’re planning a trip out to China in 2015, chances are you’re considering taking a train. This is especially true if you hope to save money while journeying across China. Trains are by far the best way to see …

Around the World in 80 Masks

China Included on “Around the World in 80 Masks”

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Here at backpacking in China, we recently came across this cool infographic called “Around the World in 80 Masks” and loved it. Of course the first thing we did was to check that China is represented and of course it …

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