China Travel Inspiration & Guides

Useful Advice for a Wonderful China Tour

China is a fantastic holiday destination because of its rich history, diverse customs, and stunning landscape, from the Great Wall in Beijing to the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an to the skyscrapers of Shanghai and beyond.

Need some inspiration for your China tour or don't have ideas about where to start planning or what to do there? Here we sort out helpful travel tips, city guides from our seasoned travel specialists, and some interesting facts about China to give you an easy and convenient way to start. Things like what is not supposed to skip in the country, how to make the most out of your stay in each city, and what is behind a kaleidoscope of Chinese festival foods ... All are with an answer here.

Please feel free to contact us if you need more or cannot find something you are looking for, our pleasure to help.

How Can I Get My Visa to Visit China?For a simple L visa application, you can first make an appointment with the Embassy. Then submit your visa application form along with your passport. Within 4-5 working days, you will receive your visa to enter China.
Citizens of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, Australia, and New Zealand are temporarily exempt from the visa requirement for travel to China for up to 15 days until December 31, 2025, while travelers from Singapore will be able to enter China without a visa for 30 days.

Top Posts

  • Top 10 Things to Buy in China: What & Where
    From exquisite Chinese porcelain to intricate knots, from fresh tea to spicy spirits, here is your shopping list for Chinese crafts and traditional souvenirs. Find out why they are worth buying and where to get them Now!
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  • Best Time to Visit Yunnan 2024/2025
    Home to breathtaking natural wonders and vibrant festivals, Yunnan is going to be a land that touches your soul and leaves a mark on your heart. If you are wondering when is the best time to visit Yunnan, your answer is right under this article.
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  • Top 4 Great Wall Hiking Routes
    Hiking the Great Wall can be one of the most unforgettable experiences on a trip to China. Here are the best hiking routes, each with its own charm and level of difficulty. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a beginner, there's a perfect one for you.
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  • Tianmen Mountain: Stairway to Heaven's Gate
    Tianmen Mountain is a magnificent destination in Zhangjiajie, China. We've prepared an ultimate guide to Tianmen Mountain for you. After reading this article, you may have a clearer idea about the experience you can get on the mountain.
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  • Top 10 Mountains in China: What to See & Best Time to Go
    Explore the top 7 mountains you should visit in China. From Mount Huangshan to Zhangjiajie, each mountain offers unique experiences, it will show you how to explore them and take you to tick off these Chinese natural landmarks at the best time.
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  • Top 15 Things to Do in China: Attractions, Best Time & Tips
    The top 15 things to do in China, where ancient traditions meet modern wonders. From the Great Wall to Shanghai's busy streets. Explore Xi'an's Terracotta Warriors, Guilin's Li River, and Zhangjiajie Mountains, see what to expect on a China tour!
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    Vacationing in China: What to Expect?
    After seeing China, everyone comes away with their own opinion. It might be historic, beautiful, long-lasting, significant, unique, delicious, busy, exciting, or... Watch this video, and you may get more ideas about your trip to China!

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    Culture Tidbits

    • Chinese Kungfu and Wushu
      Wushu is the Chinese word for all forms of traditional Chinese martial arts. Wushu is characterized by its dynamic and fluid motions. It can be practiced with bare hands, or with an assortment of weaponry. Originally created for military applications, it has, over thousands of years, grown into a sport, and performance art.
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    • Acrobatic Art of China
      Dating back to the Warring States Period (475-221BC), acrobatics in China enjoys a history of over 2000 years. It is one of the art forms most popular among the Chinese people. By 300 BC, such skills as walking on 3-meter high stilts and juggling 7 daggers at a time had been developed in China. 
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    • Softness of Silk
      When one thinks of China, silk is one of the first things that come to mind. China is the birthplace of silk, and still produces some of the finest silk in the world. In all of China, the best place to discover the wonder of silk is the city of Suzhou. It was there that some of the first silk embroideries originated, and Suzhou is still producing the best silks in China.
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    Special Topics about China

    • Sichuan Food
      Centrally placed in China, Sichuan is a province with many mountains. During the period of the Three Kingdoms (220-265AD), the kingdom of Shu was located in Sichuan. Known as the land of plenty since ancient times Sichuan produces abundant domestic animals, poultry, and freshwater fish and crayfish. Mountain produce and river fish are the main ingredients in Sichuan cooking. As a unique style of food, Sichuan cuisine was already famous more than 800 years ago during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).
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    • Chinese Royal Architecture
      With vivid characteristics, Chinese royal buildings, especially the most popular tourist attractions in Beijing, are mysterious to today's people. Here we take the Forbidden City as an example and collect something interesting about this imperial palace. If explore it without a guide, you will never know the secrets. Let's feel it more than just watch it!
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    • Silk Road of China
      The Silk Road was a trade highway that began in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC–9 AD) and connected the eastern and the western worlds. It is usually defined as the transportation and trade road that traversed Central Asia and the Pamir Plateau to reach Western Asia.
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