The China Guide Blog

How to travel in China on a budget

While there are many affordable destinations in Asia, unfortunately China is among the more expensive. Thanks to China’s rapid economic development, prices for many goods and services, particularly in major cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, are rapidly catching up with other...

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July Instagram Contest Winner and August Contest Launch

Last month we launched our first ever monthly Instagram contest and now we are happy to announce our first ever winner! Instagrammer @tiffannymaria wins a 500 CNY voucher to put towards one of our tours for her fabulous nighttime shot of the Hai River in Tianjin. Take...

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The 10 Best Family Friendly Activities in China

China is a great place to travel with children. Not only will you find that your children get heaps of attention piled on them (which can be a blessing and a curse, depending on how you look at it), there are also hundreds of things to do across the country that will keep even...

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Top 10 Places To Visit On Your First Trip To China

Having already blogged about how to plan your first trip to China, we thought some information about the top ten places to visit on that first trip would be the perfect accompaniment. As the third largest country in the world by total area, planning your route through China...

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The Strangest Buildings in China

There are many buildings scattered throughout the Chinese landscape that are as unique as the country itself. Inspired by architects from all corners of the world, the architectural landscape in China is truly a testament to how “awe” inspiring China really is. We have put...

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The Best Souvenirs to Bring Back from China

So you’re coming to the end of your China trip and you’re wondering what souvenirs to buy that will impress and delight the folks back home. Check our list of recommended souvenirs and you’re guaranteed to be the most popular person around! Wine and SpiritsChinese-made...

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