Tag Archives: Travel

Exploring Hong Kong

After our recent 3 days in Shanghai, we just wanted to just relax in the local community and get a feel of the atmosphere. Is it a safe city or do we need to be concerned about protests? We had … Continue reading

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Historic Shanghai

Today was more of a historic day to see a little more of the museum and older districts scene. First was a quick visit to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center.  The picture above is 1/60th of the city of … Continue reading

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Downtown Shanghai like NYC Times Square

When you have a free afternoon on a sunny fall day in downtown Shanghai, what do you do? Go check out the famous shopping district of course! Our hotel (Waldorf Astoria) that is right on the Bund is only a … Continue reading

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Shanghai

After visiting Beijing, the Great Wall, Xi’an, Chengdu, Leshan, the Panda Bears and the Terracotta Warriors, it was time to visit Shanghai. Without question, not only is Shanghai the largest city in the world, it is much different than other Chinese cities.  I can … Continue reading

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Rural China

We flew into Guilin, but we are staying in a resort near Yungshou which provides for interesting places to run of course! It looks like a wonderful place to do some hiking, but we unfortunately did not have enough time. … Continue reading

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Largest Buddha in the World

Today, we ventured west to Leshan China to explore a rare site. We took a train, but you can also take buses or private cars. It is about an hour and a half away from Chengdu. One important thing to … Continue reading

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Panda Bears!

We took a day trip outside Chengdu to visit the Dujiangyan Panda Base. It is about 1.5 hours by bus outside of Chengdu. You have two choices: 1. You can walk up the big hills to explore some of the … Continue reading

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