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If you've been thinking about traveling to western China, now is a great time to plan and go. May through October are the peak months for travel to Xinjiang, Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu and more. I visited Tibet in late May and enjoyed perfect weather and an unforgettable trip.

Western China Travel
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Book Review: Studying in China by Patrick McAloon

Studying in China - a Book Review

Sleeping and Eating in Tibet - Hotels and Restaurants in Tibet

Sleeping and Eating in Tibet - Hotels and Restaurants in Tibet

St. Regis Hotel Lhasa

Eating at the St. Regis Hotel, Lhasa

House of Shambhala in Lhasa - Inn & Restaurant

A profile of the House of Shambhala inn and restaurant in Lhasa

The Tents at Everest Base Camp, Tibet

Sleeping at 5,000 meters in the Tent City at Everest Base Camp

A Review of the Tashi Choba (Choe) Ta hotel in Shigatse

A review of the Tashi Choba Ta hotel in Shigatse

Review of the Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa

A review of the Shangri-La hotel in Lhasa

Xun Mi Cafe & Coin Qian Design Boutique

Good coffee, cool vintage and gorgeous Coin Qian artwork and lifestyle products

Walking the Tashilhunpo Kora

Walking the Tashilhunpo Kora - Circumambulation Route of Tibetan Pilgrims in Shigatse

Sapa Teahouse - Traditional Teahouse in Lhasa

There's more to yak-butter tea in Lhasa. Who knew? It was a welcome surprise to have choices such as Tibetan sweet black tea or lemon honey tea. Drinking tea

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