Places you can't miss in Beijing & other tips for first timers.

Places you can't miss in Beijing & other tips for first timers.

Beijing is one of those cities that you just have to visit – like Paris, New York, Tokyo and Bangkok! Being one of the oldest capitals in the world it’s only logical that it has so much to offer - sights, smells and experiences. And let me tell you after 5 days in this beautiful city, it really didn’t feel like enough time. There’s a lot not to love – the pollution can be terrible, the crowds overwhelming and the traffic deadly, but once you cut through all of that and get on the streets the variety is amazing.

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Exploring Shanghai

Exploring Shanghai

Are you planning to visit China´s most westernized city? Get ready to experience the perfect blend of the traditional with the modern like no other city in the world.  Apart from being home to some of the world´s tallest skyscrapers it has amazing nightlife, shopping, architecture and culture. 

It’s one big impressive city. And like every big city it’s always changing so it’s hard to be bored, you can find something new and fresh every time.

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Spring Festival in China 春节

Spring Festival in China 春节

Last year I went to China to spend the CNY and to be able to experience this important traditional festival in the most real way possible. It is usually call Spring Festival (春节 chūnjié /chwnn-jyeah/) or Lunar New Year and is a major holiday not just in China but also in other countries in Asia. So if you’d like to experience these tradition keep reading, we hope this will give you a idea of what to expect. 

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A Guide to Visas in Asia

A Guide to Visas in Asia

Are you planning a trip to Asia?

Here is some useful information in regards to the visas yo might need. 

First and foremost most of the countries in Asia ask for visas, of course this varies depending on your nationality. You must always check very carefully and anticipate which countries will ask for your visa upon arrival (VOA) and which nationalities are permitted entrance, which countries do not require visas if you are going to stay for a specific amount of days and which demand a visa prior to leaving your country of origin (this requires a trip to a especific embassy). 

 

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