Just thirty minutes outside of Beijing by express train, Tianjin showcases beautiful locations and architecture from a wide swathe of Chinese history. Go from the Confucian temple to grand European streets to river walks all within minutes in Tianjin.
We personally have been to Tianjin several times, and each time we go, we find something new to enjoy. For your pleasure, here are a few of our favourite shots from my last few visits that will perhaps inspire you to go there for yourself if you haven’t already!
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April 4th marks Tomb Sweeping Day in China, a day to both honour ancestors and celebrate the arrival of spring. But this is only one of the festivals that happen in China in April, which roughly corresponds to the third lunar month of the Chinese calendar. What other festivals are coming up this month?
Read on to find out!
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After being almost entirely confined in one place for what feels like forever, what better way to unwind and literally stretch your legs than a week of rest, relaxation and mindful taichi practice on a beautiful south China beach?
Read on to find out when and where we’ll be in Sanya, and what is included in this fantastic program!
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Moving to a new city, let alone a new country, can be an incredibly stressful experience. And in China, dealing with a completely different lifestyle, culture, food and language can make it even more so.
But there are ways to take away some of the stress, including learning as much as you can about your destination city and talking to expats who already live there. Read on to find out how Cultural Keys can help your staff or group with this process through our Life & Living in Beijing presentation!
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Are you looking for somewhere different to see autumn colour in the Chinese capital this fall? Perhaps consider a visit to Mangshan Forest Park (蟒山国家森林公园)! It couldn’t be simpler to get to and is one of Beijing’s less crowded spots for a dose of nature!
Read on to find out more!
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