Staying Connected: Using Your Cell Phone in China,
Internet Access, Wi-Fi Coverage and SIM cards
Staying connected in China: will your cell phone work in China? How about your iPad or tablet? Tips for accessing the internet in China, about wifi, mobile networks and SIM cards.
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Internet Access, Wi-Fi Coverage and SIM cards"
Top 10 Things To Do In Shanghai
Shanghai is one of the world's most vibrant cities, a place where East meets West, Old meets New... This is such a dynamic city, a city for wandering... catching glimpses of ancient traditions and customs as you stroll the Old Town, and looking into the future as you traipse through ultra-modern skyscrapers, fast trains and and iconic skyline. Here's where to soak it all in and our top 10 things to do in Shanghai to get you started!
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The Great Wall Of China - Climb up and Toboggan Down!
The Great Wall of China snaking through 4,000 miles across the mountains of northern China beckons... Where should you go? Can anybody climb it? Yes, even for grandparents and kids, there is a segment suitable for everyone. Some sections are fully restored and provide easier access, some offer cable cars that save you a lot of climbing, and some are in a more rustic condition offering a more authentic experience and a more challenging hike if you prefer.
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Top 10 Beijing Tourist Attractions
Coming up with Beijing Top 10 Tourist Attractions is no easy task as the city is home to many of China's most famous historical sights including renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Beyond historical sites, Beijing is a city that has transformed into a vital, fashionable and vibrant city with many attractions showcasing this transformation, the Olympic Village and a thriving contemporary Art district are examples. Here's our top 10 to get you started!
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The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, or around June in our Calendar, the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival takes place. These are very noisy, colorful and exciting events with hundreds of teams of rowers competing in this great tradition. Dragon Boat Festival is on June 22, 2023.
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China Facts for Kids
China Facts which should give you a brief introduction to this fascinating country. Whether you are researching a bit about China for a school project or just want to learn more about the land and its people, these pages will get you started.
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Chinese New Year - for kids!
Chinese New Year is on January 22, 2023, the Year of the Rabbit. The lion dances, the feasts, the parades, the lanterns, the firecrackers! Of all the Chinese festivals, Chinese New Year is for kids of all ages the most loved and anticipated...
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The Chinese Lion Dance
The Chinese Dragon and Lion Dances are often confused. They are both part of traditional Chinese celebrations, and both are thought to bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits. However, the Dragon Dance is performed by a team of a dozen or so dancers, whereas the Lion performance is acted out by only two dancers.
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The Chinese Dragon Dance
The Dragon dance is an important part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It is carried on by a team of performers who hold the dragon up on poles, raising and lowering the Dragon making him dance.
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Chinese New Year Traditions and Preparations
According to Chinese New Year traditions, you must clean your house from top to bottom to get rid off all the bad luck gathered in the past year, settle all your debts, and put away all your knives, sonst the good luck will be cut-off!
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Chinese New Year Greetings - Gong Xi Fa Cai!
What are some common Chinese New Year Greetings? How do you wish someone a Happy New Year in Chinese? Here are some of the most common phrases and sayings during this most important of holidays. Learn how to write them and make your own greeting cards and banners.
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Making Your Own Chinese New Year Crafts
Let's make some easy Chinese New Year crafts to decorate the house and get in the festive mood, here we show you how to make paper lanterns and banners with messages of good luck and fortune, easy for home or a school project.
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Chinese New Year Decorations
So how do Chinese Deck the Halls? For traditional Chinese New Year decorations instead of shiny red Christmas balls we have shiny red lanterns, orange and mandarin trees replace the Christmas tree, and no boughs of holly, nor red berries... try plum and cherry blossoms instead!
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Chinese New Year Firecrackers
Chinese New Year Firecrackers are lit in front of houses and stores so that the evil spirits are scared away from the loud noises. Paper firecrackers are often used as decorations to add to the lively atmosphere of any Chinese celebration, here's how to make some!
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Chinese New Year Celebrations
The Chinese New Year celebrations begin on New Year's Day... red envelopes, feasts, lion dances, dragons and firecrackers... all for the next 15 days...
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