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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Before You Go To Tibet Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Planning checklist for before you go to Tibet
    • What to Know about Visiting Temples in Tibet Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      What to do and not to do inside temples and monasteries in Tibet
    • The Yak - Iconic Mammal of the Tibetan Plateau Created: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The Yak - a common animal found in Tibetan parts of China
    • Shanghai Street Food - Pomegranate Juice Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Street Vendors - Pomegranate Juice
    • Tsampa - Tibetan Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Introduction to Tsampa, a Tibetan staple
    • A Profile of the Tour Operator Explore Tibet Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      A profile of the tour operator Explore Tibet
    • Sleeping and Eating in Tibet - Hotels and Restaurants in Tibet Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Sleeping and Eating in Tibet - Hotels and Restaurants in Tibet
    • The Barkhor, Lhasa Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      A description of the Barkhor square and neighborhood in Lhasa
    • Tips for Traveling with Children in China Created: Saturday, October 28, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Traveling with children can take up a lot of room in your suitcase. Find out what you can buy for your kids in China and what you'll need to bring with you.
    • Visitor's Guide to Tibet Travel Created: Friday, May 18, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Tibet is a beautiful place full of gentle Tibetans scratching out an existence under harsh circumstances. Nonetheless, see Tibet as it is and make your own judgments. Understand the restrictions around travel to Tibet and find out how to get there.
    • Tipping in China Created: Monday, February 12, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Do you need to leave a tip in China? Find out all about tipping.
    • Tipping Guide for Organized Tours Created: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Tipping guide for organized tours - guides, drivers, etc.
    • Packing List for Tibet Created: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Tibet Packing List - How to pack for a trip to Tibet
    • How to Get a Tibet Travel Permit Created: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Information for getting a Tibet Travel Permit
    • Thinking of Arranging Your Own Tibet Tour? Think Again! Created: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      I'm in the midst of arranging a tour to the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for next month with nine other women. We're all residents of China; we're all seasoned
    • Before You Go to China Created: Sunday, August 06, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Find out what you need to and should do to prepare for your trip to China. You'll want to get your travel documents ready, such as your passport and visa, read up on any health concerns and create your packing list as well as start creating your itinerary for your visit to China.
    • China's Four Buddhist Holy Mountains Created: Monday, December 10, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      China has four mountains that Buddhists believe are holy. Wonderful places to go hiking, see active Buddhist monasteries and temples, a pilgrimage to one or all of them is worth some space on your China itinerary.
    • Book Review: Studying in China by Patrick McAloon Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Studying in China - a Book Review
    • The Tents at Everest Base Camp, Tibet Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Sleeping at 5,000 meters in the Tent City at Everest Base Camp
    • A Review of the Tashi Choba (Choe) Ta hotel in Shigatse Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A review of the Tashi Choba Ta hotel in Shigatse
    • Review of the Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A review of the Shangri-La hotel in Lhasa
    • The Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu Created: Monday, December 12, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      The Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu. China Travel.
    • Ten Glorious Days in Tibet Created: Saturday, August 11, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Here's a ten day itinerary in Tibet that will take you to Lhasa, through the Potala Palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries, drive you into Gyantse and Shigatse and take you all the way to 5,100m wher...
    • Xiamen (Amoy) Created: Saturday, April 11, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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    • First Aid Kit Packing List Created: Thursday, July 19, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Bring a first aid kit with you to China. Navigating a Chinese pharmacy is no fun when you're in need so be sure to include a first aid kit in your packing list." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • A Two-Day Harbin Itinerary Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Harbin is famous for its Ice and Snow Festival. Find out what to do with two days in Harbin in the winter.
    • Seeing the "Big Five" - A Ten Day Itinerary for China Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      See the. China Travel.
    • Visiting Suzhou's Famous Gardens Created: Sunday, September 23, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Suzhou's gardens are some of the most famous private gardens in China. A visit to Suzhou is a delightful side trip from Shanghai and a wonderful break from big-city China.
    • Nihong Kids Plaza - Shanghai Children's Market Created: Sunday, June 20, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Profile of the Shanghai Children's Clothing and Toy Market
    • Qingdao: A City Profile Created: Thursday, April 26, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      There's more to do in Qingdao than just drink beer, although that is a respectable pass-time in this Bavarian-influenced city. Visit the beaches, tour historical buildings, savor the seafood and cl...
    • St. Regis Hotel Lhasa Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Eating at the St. Regis Hotel, Lhasa
    • Visiting Shanghai Created: Monday, November 20, 2006 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Find out the basics about visiting Shanghai including its location, features, weather and how to get around.

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