By admin on 11/15/2013
Inner China: Why China's Least Visited Cities Have the Most to Offer Visitors

Step off your plane in any Chinese city and you'll be confronted with some immediate differences to 'life back home.' From the incredible range of scents to the near extreme levels of noise that exist in almost all situations, Chinese life is a massive culture shock for most visitors, even in the country's more Westernized and international cities.

But underneath the vast cultural differences, many of China's tourist-heavy cities have some major elements in common. From the constant pestering of taxi drivers to the irritating 'trick them if you can' attitude that's unfortunately common in major Chinese tourist attractions, a trip around China's big tourist center – Shanghai and Beijing in particular – can leave you feel like you've seen little of the 'real China.'

By admin on 7/15/2013
Fake or Real? 5 Outrageously Bad Fakes Found in Underground Chinese Markets For the tens of millions of tourists that visit China every year, shopping tends to be high on the travel agenda. With its megacities home to thousands of unique outdoor markets packed with a massive selection of inexpensive locally produced goods, China is a budget shopping paradise, offering almost everything a shopaholic could imagine – and plenty of things they couldn't! But given the country's status as the world's largest manufacturer, it's no surprise that not everything is built with attention to detail. From electronics to clothing, the products bought at cheap Chinese markets aren't exactly...