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What to do in Shenzhen after the lights go out - Shenzhen Nightshades
Jan.19

What to do in Shenzhen after the lights go out - S...

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Unsurprisingly, given its wealth, youth and cosmopolitan character, Shenzhen has plenty of great drinking options for night owls. Indeed, the city is home to several popular party spots – and they evolve fast. Keeping up with the Shenzhen night scene can be a tough business in of itself. After all, the local economy over the past three decades has grown as much as 25% per annu...
Celebrating Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
Jan.17

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a vibrant city that literally never sleeps, and is the perfect place to celebrate the Chinese New Year. As a bright-eyed tourist wandering about town during the festive season, you wouldn’t be left out in the cold as Hong Kongers don’t just celebrate at home, they bring the party downtown so you can join in the fun too. What’s the Chinese New Year about? Image Cre...
Stroll the Cultural Xian and Appreciate the Adventurous Mount Huashan in Winter
Jan.13

Stroll the Cultural Xian and Appreciate the Advent...

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Xian, located in central-northwest China, records the great changes and development of the country just like a living history book. As one of the well-known birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization around the Yellow River area with a history of more than 3,000 years, the city enjoys a great reputation for its amazing historical heritages all over the world. One of the most ...
The Best Films to Get in the Mood for Hong Kong
Jan.13

The Best Films to Get in the Mood for Hong Kong

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The thought of Hong Kong cinema brings to mind Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and lots of adrenalin-pumping Kung Fu scenes. While that may be the stereotype, Hong Kong's film industry is a lot more than just fist and knee action. For starters, there are your kung fu/mafia films if you must have them, but with a large dose of humor or with a real meaty storyline with great screenp...
Eating Vegetarian in Shenzhen
Jan.12

Eating Vegetarian in Shenzhen

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To say Shenzhen has an eclectic dining table is something of an understatement. The principle migrant town of the world’s most populous country has lured all manner and class of go-getter. And they have brought with them their culinary customs. Be it Manchurian dumplings, Sichuan hot pot, Hunan tofu, Xi’an cold noodles, Guilin rice noodles or Cantonese dim sum, whatever ye see...
Explore the Sacred and Holy Meili Snow Mountain
Jan.04

Explore the Sacred and Holy Meili Snow Mountain

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According to the famous saying: "One should do at least two things out of impulse in his life: to forget yourself in a relationship and to go on a trip without a plan". (Andy Andrews "The Travelers Gift" ) So if bored with the deadening daily routine why not set out for one off impulse journey to escape the reality of life? Meili Snow Mountain is an ideal ...
Navigating Shenzhen
Jan.04

Navigating Shenzhen

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Shenzhen is world renowned as one of the earth’s youngest metropolises. Established in 1979 in what had been predominantly rural Bao’an County just north of Hong Kong, the city sprang out of the ground like bamboo after a good rain. Spearheading China’s economic reforms, Shenzhen was made a Special Economic Zone in 1980. Foreign factories established themselves on the Shekou p...
Mark Your 2017 Calendars for These Festivals in China
Jan.02

Mark Your 2017 Calendars for These Festivals in Ch...

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As 2016 draws to a close, let out the biggest sigh of relief and congratulate yourself and everyone around you for surviving a rather tumultuous year. As 2017 comes rolling along, it’s time to hit the refresh button and set a resolution to live it well, no matter what comes along. So, what better way than to mark your calendars for a year of celebrations and festivals? Here ar...
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