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How to get to Gulangyu Island in Xiamen, Fujian, China

If you want to go to Gulangyu Island, you should probably read this article first. This guide will provide you with some in-depth details on how to actually get there. Gulangyu IslandGulangyu is a small, car free, residential island on the west coast of Xiamen main island in Fujian Province in China. It is also […]

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Reading bus timetables in China

In this article, I’ll explain how to read bus timetables in China. Of all the bus timetables I’ve seen in various cities in China, they are all in this same format, so hopefully it will give you some guidance, but I can’t guarantee all bus timetables in China are like this. This example photo was […]

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Guide to long distance Trains in China

In China, ‘trains’ refer to long distance high speed trains that go between cities and provinces. You must buy tickets before travel and ID is needed, and the local transportation cards are not accepted. Being a major transport hub, security checks are in place. Cigarette lighters are confiscated and people are checked for explosives. The […]

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