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Inside Background
Guangzhou is a city that really epitomizes China.  The feeling of modern life...
Last edited: 22 March 2011
Guangzhou is a relatively safe destination, but foreign travelers are always...
Last edited: 06 December 2012
The two main resources for tourism in China are both operated by the same...
Last edited: 25 March 2010
Seasons in subtropical China vary widely, with extremely hot summers. The ideal...
Last edited: 30 January 2012
Electricity supply is usually 220 volts. The local sockets usually have two...
Last edited: 26 October 2008
Mandarin Chinese is the official language of China (known as "Pu tong hua" by...
Last edited: 26 October 2008
The climate of Guangzhou is sub-tropical. The average year-round temperature is...
Last edited: 26 October 2008
Being open (for bold, new, innovative and liberal ideas) This is reflected in...
Last edited: 22 February 2012
Guangzhou is safe in general. There is not a particular neighborhood visitors...
Last edited: 22 December 2013
Inside Transportation
By air: The closest airport is Baiyun International (CAN), about 12 miles...
Last edited: 01 September 2013
It's quite easy to get around the city, as it's well connected by public...
Last edited: 25 March 2012
Taxis are abundant, and a great way to get around. While not luxurious, they...
Last edited: 25 March 2012
Inside Things to Do
About 85 miles southwest of Guangzhou is Kaiping, which is definitely worth a...
Last edited: 26 August 2013
In Guangzhou with the kids? Check out the Dongfang Amusement Park, which offers...
Last edited: 25 May 2007
Although most big hotels accept international credit cards, beware that most...
Last edited: 28 April 2012
The original Temple of the Six Banyan Trees (Liu Rong Si Hua Ta) dates from the...
Last edited: 09 July 2006
Guangzhou Nightlife   Do you want to know what is happening in Guangzhou...
Last edited: 24 September 2013
The shopping selection in Guangzhou is almost as good as in Hong Kong, and the...
Last edited: 21 October 2006
Chimelong International Circus opened in 2005 and is the world's largest...
Last edited: 12 November 2013
Chimelong Paradise is one of China's largest theme parks and is recognised...
Last edited: 26 May 2007
Chimelong Water Park is the largest water park in the world.  Having opened in...
Last edited: 28 November 2012
Beijing Road, or Beijing Lu, is a typically crowded place to shop and eat...
Last edited: 23 September 2009
For those who are looking for an indoor sport activity in Guangzhou, there is...
Last edited: 10 February 2012
Guangzhou Zoo is the second largest Zoo in Southern China (the largest zoo in...
Last edited: 02 November 2014
Unique place, effectively you need to be open minded to visit the market where...
Last edited: 08 April 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Guangdong (or Cantonese) cuisine is well known throughout the world, nothing is...
Last edited: 07 August 2007
Inside China: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of China is the renminbi (RMB) or yuan (or colloquially known as...
Last edited: 04 October 2014
To travel into China most nationalities need a visa stuck into their passport...
Last edited: 12 June 2014
In the event an emergency in mainland China, the police telephone number is...
Last edited: 07 May 2010
Hello                       ... Ni hao  (KNEE how) Good-bye...
Last edited: 29 July 2014
Sample Phone Dialing Codes in China Telephone / Fax:   There are 8 digits (not...
Last edited: 05 December 2014
China Tipping is a lively issue among seasoned travelers to China.  Generally...
Last edited: 19 November 2014
A walk through Chinese culture and business etiquette Home to the world’s...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
In this short guide to doing business in China, a few cultural facts and their...
Last edited: 13 August 2014
General emergencies The Public Security Bureau (i.e. Police) in Shanghai...
Last edited: 01 October 2013
Buying Your Tickets Buying plane tickets for travel in China is safe and easy...
Last edited: 10 November 2014
Hong Kong is one of the easist places in the world to visit. Citizens of around...
Last edited: 01 December 2014
The currency used is China is known as the Chinese Yuan (CNY) or the Renminbi...
Last edited: 21 June 2013
With over 6,300 kilometers long, the Yangtze River is the largest and longest...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
Having recently returned from a three week long trip to China, here are three...
Last edited: 21 April 2014
1.   Once you buy it in China, it is yours.  Like most foreign countries, make...
Last edited: 28 January 2013
Most nationalities require a visa to enter China. A visa is not required...
Last edited: 19 July 2014
If you are traveling to China on a Group Tour you will more than likely come up...
Last edited: 01 November 2013