14 posts tagged China

China With Kids – Best 2 Week Trip Guide

Thinking of Doing China With Kids? Read on for our overview of the 15 day trip (self-organised as ever) and for top tips ... For your kids - they can read a kids' version by clicking here. Scale: There is only one way to understand the sheer ...

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China – Day One: Shanghai

Shanghai Travel Kids? We're on it, baby!  - Apr 8 2017 Cannot believe how lucky we have been with the weather today, given yesterday's weather (severe rain). Oh, and also tomorrow's weather ...more severe rain.  We arrived fresh off the ...

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China – Day Three: Temples With Kids?

Is It Mad To Tour Temples With Kids? Not at all. You couldn't hope to find a nation more tolerant of children. Unbelievably to Mr and Mrs GMT, they even adored our two! So first of all today, we ventured to Longhua Temple. It's a stunning Taoist ...

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China – Night Four, Guilin: A Chinese City at Night with Kids

I tried to Google and research what a provincial Chinese city at night with kids was like. There were no really definitive answers. I'm therefore posting this in the hope that it helps someone who may have the same questions as I did. Is it safe?...

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China – Day Six: Chengdu, Part III China Itinerary with Kids.

Already! We're onto part III on our China itinerary with kids; Chengdu. And it’s a vast city of vast contrasts. What's That Thing?! We flew in at midday and had an English driver meet us at the airport for the transfer into the 'city centre'. ...

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China – Day Seven: Pandas in Chengdu and a Giant Buddha

Another glorious weather day (27C) and this morning, Pandas in Chengdu. Aka Panda heaven! NI-NI-TASTIC First and foremost, we spent time with Ni Ni, a six year old Panda who features in quite a few of the images I'm posting. We also saw the ...

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China – Day Eight: Mt Emei with Kids

Mt Emei with kids today and another UNESCO site - we're honestly not on a mission! We'd originally thought we were going all the way to the summit. However, the summit was so misty this morning that people were reporting not even being able to ...

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China – Day Nine: Dujiangyan Ancient Waterway Visit

Culture Sulk! We got brave today and split up, meeting back up at the airport. At the thought of the Dujiangyan ancient waterway visit (yet another UNESCO!), Miss GMT#2 had a meltdown. So Daddy kindly decided to give Miss GMT#2 a bit of a culture ...

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China – Day Ten: Terracotta Army and Ancient Xi’An

Today is very exciting as it's the Terracotta Army and Ancient Xi'an we're exploring. Xi'an (pronounced she-ann) is where China (she-anna in local dialect) gets its name from. It's the ancient capital of China and you bump into ancient history ...

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China – Day Eleven: Yuntaishan Geopark in a Day

Yuntaishan Geopark in a day? Yes - it can be done and yes, it is absolutely worth it. I'd wholly recommend trying to accommodate it in your itinerary. And is it suitable for kids? Again - yes. Yes, yes, yes !!! Bullet Train We travelled early ...

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