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H7N9 Bird Flu Virus is Contained, NY Times reports
The H7N9 virus appears under control in China largely through restrictions at bird markets.
No new cases have been detected since early May, China's health minister reported.
China Culture Tour for the Family: Dumpling Making, Paint Brushing, Pottery Making, Biking, Rafting, Kite Flying!
Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Shanghai - 13 days, 12 nights
A great China Culture Tour that brings you to the top destinations at a leisurely pace with a good balance of fun things to do for the entire family and free time for enjoying markets, food stalls, the countryside or whatever you might run into in your travels.
Kids will enjoy bike rides while grandma and grandpa will chase them in the golf carts... want to learn how pottery is made? or try your hand at some brush painting? go rafting, hiking or caving? we've got you covered!
H7N9 Bird Flu in China - Travel Precautions
A strain of the H7N9 Bird Flu is spreading in birds and people in China. Should you cancel or delay your trip? At this time the CDC does not recommend to cancel or delay your trip. Here find some common sense precautions to take.
China Earthquake Relief, Donations, Travel Updates
China Earthquake 2013: China earthquake relief efforts are underway as a 7.0 earthquake shook Sichuan province on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Travel Update in Sichuan Province to follow.
China Travel Packing Checklist
Here's a China Travel Packing List, a useful checklist of essential stuff to take along, and the not so essential stuff that came in really handy.
Our New Pinterest Board: Beijing
Planning a Trip to China? Sample Itinieraries for a First Trip to China
Here are some sample itineraries for a first trip to China with plenty of family-friendly options.
They cover the best of China, in our opinion of course, with lots of fun activities to keep us all out of trouble, from grandma, grandpa and the kids, and everyone in between, we will be riding rickshaws, kite-flying, making dumplings, all mixed in with a healthy dose of China's favorite highlights and spectacular sites.
The itineraries can all be tailored further to fit your needs, you will notice they are a bit light in the "museum" department, but you can easily add whatever interests you.
We are hand-picking from many options and will be adding and adjusting as we go along. Use them as a guide and a starting point, feel free to mix and combine destinations, have fun!
How does the China 72 hour Visa Free Transit Work?
Effective January 1, 2013, a China Visa is no longer needed for certain passengers on a 72-hour transit or stopover entry. This applies to passport holders from 45 countries when entering through Beijing Capital Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao Airport or Shanghai Pudong Airport.
But there are many limitations to this new rule, so pay special attention and make sure you meet ALL the requirements.
Who does it apply to?: You must have a valid passport from one of the following 45 countries: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.
Our New Pinterest Board: Chinese Festivals
Chinese New Year Around the World! Happy Year of the Snake!
Remote China: Off the Beaten Path... with kids
How about traveling to the more remote areas of China, the off the beaten path places away from the main tourist cities. Can this be done with children? Is it safe? Is it worth it?
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