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China Travel

China Travel

China is a fascinating country for travelling. It is not as adventurous as it used to be 20 years ago, most cities in China are well prepared for foreign tourism. Still, China has much to offer. Famous sights like the great wall, the summer palace, the forbidden city which let you breath several thousand years of Chinese history.

On the other hand the “Chinese silicon valley” in Beijing, the “Bund in Shanghai”, the Transrapid from Germany in Shanghai shows the visitor the tremendous development of Chinese economy.

China Travel Guide - Round Trip

The traveller touring trough China will encounter on his trip in the Middle Kingdom many contrasts. Bizarre mountainous sceneries, wonderful green river basins and dry steppes alternate with glittering business metropolises as Hong Kong or Shanghai. Read more...

China Tourism

Tourism in China is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people choose to vacation in the previously secretive country. The tourist market in China is of growing importance for various reasons. The booming tourist industry is not solely made up of international tourists wanting that unique vacation, but also it is becoming increasingly possible, due to rising levels of wealth, for Chinese to vacation in their own country. Read more...

Chinese Provinces - Overview

China is full of contrasts. Travelling the country you will experience the huge amount of different landscapes, cuisines, and different architectural wonders. Here we provide an overview through the Chinese Provinces, Municipalities, Special Administrative Regions and Autonomous regions. Read more...

China's Flag

The story of the Chinese flag’s origin began in July 1949 when the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) placed an ad in the newspapers stating that entries for the design of China’s flag were being accepted and that all people were invited to submit their entries. Over 3,000 entries were received and that number was soon narrowed down to 38 possibilities for the CPPCC committee to decide from. And eventually, a design by Zeng Liansong was chosen as the flag design for the People’s Republic of China. Read more...

China Area Codes

How do you call China? What is the area code for Beijing? Here you will find a listing of China area codes for major cities located throughout China. Instructions for calling landlines and mobile phones are also provided for your convenience. Read more...

Weather in China - climate

Climate in China

Given China’s size and its varied landscape there is no one time in the year when weather is ideal in every part of China. The warmest areas in winter are to be found in the South and Southwest, such as Xishuangbanna in Yunnan, and Hainan Island. Read more...

China Weather & Average Temperatures

China is an indisputably massive country that spans so much land that separate regions of the country can experience vastly different temperature and weather conditions simultaneously. China’s weather in Haikou, which is in the South of China, doesn’t experience much of a winter climate with an average January low temperature reaching only 58°F / 14°C, while Harbin in the Northeast of China hardly knows what summer feels like since it only reaches average high temperatures in July of 82°F / 28°C. Read more...

Chinese Food

Of course, many tourists have already read a bit about Chinese food, but they still have a hard time getting used to it. Although one looks forward to the first meal with Chinese friends, the next time one might wriggle out of the next invitation and prefer eating instant noodles and cookies alone in a hotel room instead of networking with Chinese friends or business partners. Read more...

Documents for your Visa to China

The process for obtaining your Visa to China can be simple. First make sure you acquire and fill out all of the necessary documents. Some of the documents you may need might consist of an original passport with validity of at least 6 months, a completely filled in application form with photo (download on the homepage of the People’s Republic of China's embassy) and an Aids test for stays of longer than 6 months. Read more...

Travel to China and Health

Though there are customary vaccinations in Germany it is highly advisable to see a doctor in this matter. A lot of family doctors are not sure which vaccinations are being recommended for a certain travel destination. This is especially true for China, because there are several climatic zones. Read more...

Everyday Life in China

Chinese people are very tolerant of foreigners. Even the strangest behaviors are often accepted, for they think that such things are normal in other countries. The first rule in almost all situations you can get into in China is: don't lose your temper! Patience and politeness always go further than cursing and shouting. Here we'll offer some hints for the traveler's daily life Read more...

How to get to China - Airlines

Nowadays it’s easy to travel to China. Daily planes are leaving for big Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Hongkong from many different European Airports. If you already plan your journey you can read more about possible airlines and how to get a flight ticket here. Read more...

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China has a centuries old history and goes back as far as to the 7th century B.C. when China was divided into several independent countries. In order to protect themselves from outside attcks, each of these countries decided to build a high wall which would wind itself for many kilometers across the country. Read more...