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Backpacking in London’s Chinatown

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As many times as I visited China on my travels, my first experience of meeting Chinese people actually came in London town. My friend Gavin and I were over in London on the rip on a lads weekend in 2002 …

Backpacking the Silk Road: China Through Tajikistan into Uzbekistan

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If you have followed some of our previous posts on the epic Silk Road, you will be aware that part of the adventure also involves travelling into the countries that border China. The previous cool articles I mean are about …

An Overview of Backpacking in Chongqing, China

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Any form of adventure is usually exhilarating; it could be a ski trip, a hiking experience or even snorkeling. Other than these however, you could also opt to go for a tour across a country like China. Backpacking in this …

Kashgar's yellow-tiled Id Kah Mosque in Xinjiang, China

Backpacking through Kashgar and China’s Silk Road

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Author’s Note: Although we hope to give you a good overview of backpacking in Kashgar, Xinjiang in the article below, we also recommend the Kashgar City Guide for more in-depth coverage of what to do and where to stay here.  When …

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 …

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 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

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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 …

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: 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 …

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