7 posts tagged City Days

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 Two: Child Friendly Shanghai Walking Tour

Our vision of a child friendly Shanghai walking tour after a rather drizzly day spent inside at the markets and museums was a little overwhelming. But what followed was in fact a spectacular evening and dry weather (if a little blinking freezing!). ...

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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 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 Twelve: Beijing Begins

And so Beijing begins! Arriving We only arrived at 2pm, so headed off for a late lunch at 3pm. We thought we'd try the Hutongs for some food ... it was interesting 😂 nothing recognisable except cabbage; essentially like a Mongolian barbecue ...

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China – Day Thirteen: Temple of Heaven & Jingshan Park

Today It's time for the Temple of Heaven and Jingshan Park. Temple of Heaven The threatened clouds hadn't formed much this morning, so we decided to go to The Temple of Heaven, or the Heavenly Biscuit Barrel as we now call it! It's stunningly ...

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China – Day Fifteen: Hutongs and Birds Nest Stadium

Exploring The Hutongs We leave at 16:45 today (2 and a bit hours time) but not wanting to leave any stone unturned, we went out to the Hutongs, via a few parts of the Forbidden City. The Hutongs are awesome for being in the very heart of a major ...

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