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15+ Best Cultural Experiences & Activities in China to Show Off to Your Family & Friends When They Visit
So, you're living in China and have got some friends, family, or a boyfriend/girlfriend coming to visit. You know all the hot tourist hotspots, restaurants, bars, and clubs to hit, but what about actually showing off something, you know, cultural? After all, 'this is China'—a country brimming with more than 5,000 years of history and traditions. Here's my list of 15+ best cultural experiences and activities in China to show off to your family and friends when they come visit.
A guy once tried to stab me in China—Shanghai, to be specific. No kidding, he pulled out a pocketknife and made multiple swings towards my head. And in all honestly, it was partly my fault.
Have you seen DC Comic's Justice League movie yet? Well I have, and best of all, I saw it in China, my home of the past 6 years. Here's a look at what it's like to catch Justice League in China!
Hands down, the best list of popular attractions and top things to do in the Pudong District of Shanghai. Oh yeah, and by an expat whose actually lived there!
Planning on moving to Shanghai, China? Well, before you take that giant leap make sure to check out my list of 15 important things you should do after moving to Shanghai. Here goes …
Yes, yes, yes, I finally found Shanghai’s Salon Equipment Market in Puxi! Here’s the rundown of what you can expect if you’re looking for hair clippers/barber clippers in Shanghai.
A ride on Shanghai’s SkyRing Ferris wheel at Joy City Plaza is quite an experience, though it only last a mere 12 minutes. I had always caught sight of the Ferris wheel from aboard the metro when heading to Shanghai Railway Station and thought it’d be a cool attraction to explore. With that, I grasped the opportunity to take my girlfriend on a surprise trip to the Skyring on a crisps afternoon.
If You’ve Never Been to a Lantern Festival in China, You Might Want to Check Out These Photos From the 2016 Shanghai Lantern Festival at Yuyuan Garden
I love Chinese lantern festivals! Having lived in China for nearly 5 years now, I’ve had the opportunity to see my fair share, but that couldn’t stop me from enjoying my very first ever lantern festival in my new home of Shanghai.
Chinese Lanterns Galore at the 2016 Shanghai International Magic Lantern Carnival Festival. You Need to Go Next Year!
Ah, Chinese lantern festivals. Have you been? No, no, not in your city’s Chinatown; I’m talking about actually in China! Well in that case, you don’t know what you’re missing!
Why You Should Make a Huangpu River Cruise One of the First Activities to Do After Arriving in Shanghai!
Incredible! My first ride on a Shanghai Huangpu River cruise absolutely blew my breath away, so much so that I had to do it twice!