China is officially an atheist state with one of the lowest percentages in the world of people who consider themselves religious.
In this post, you will find fun & fascinating facts about China’s history, culture, customs and traditions! Continuing my series on the most interesting facts about China, I’d like to look at a few of my favorite pieces of trivia involving China’s history, as well as its culture and traditions. All facts are followed by […]
What should you expect with China hotels, hostels or other accommodation? China’s tourism industry continues to climb a rather steep learning curve. A few decades ago, foreign travelers were only allowed to stay in designated Chinese hotels but today it’s wide open (though many smaller, cheaper places still don’t have a license to legally rent […]
Staying connected to the internet in China, whether that be on a computer or on a phone is super important for most travelers! It may sound simple enough, but staying connected while traveling in China takes a bit of planning and preparation. Whether you want to use your phone in China or you plan on […]
What’s worth packing and what’s worth leaving behind? Get some expert tips with this China packing list! General Packing Tips for China Before we dive into China-specific recommendations for what to pack, let’s begin with general travel packing best practices. Some of these may seem obvious, but it’s important to remind yourself as you start […]
Do I need a China visa before I travel to China? The short answer to that question is a simple “Yes”. Pretty much all foreign visitors to China need to apply for a visa in advance (there are exceptions which I’ll cover below). These visas are available from Chinese embassies and consulates, as well as […]