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No Need to Pack for a Dream Trip to China

Travel to China may be difficult, but we can still dream. If you could pick six Chinese cities to visit, where would you go?

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Is the Door Slowly Opening?

In recent weeks there have been encouraging (even exciting to some) signs that the door to China is beginning to open, just a crack.

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Yinchuan!

You can find Hui people in many provinces in China but most live in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous region in northwestern China. Yinchuan is the capital city of Ningxia.

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Lanzhou!

It would be a stretch to say that I have been to the city of Lanzhou, capital of Gansu Province. I can, however, claim to have been through it.

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Counting by Sevens—Re-entry into China

Clearing the quarantine and monitoring requirements from arrival to residence.

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The COVID-Era Preflight Checklist

We left China to make a quick trip back to the States. A “quick trip” used to be two weeks. Now it cannot be shorter than a month. The flight used to take us 24 hours door to door; this time it was 48 hours. However, what made this trip different was not the longer flight time or the total length but the ongoing uncertainty and inability to plan much beyond the next step.

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Zhengzhou!

For tragic reasons, the world has become familiar with the Chinese city of Zhengzhou this week. Torrential rain dropped a year’s worth of rain in four days, causing devastating floods that have killed dozens and left millions homeless.

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Hong Kong!

The city of Hong Kong has a special place in the hearts of quite a few of us on the ChinaSource team.

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Changchun!

One of the fascinating things about living in Changchun during the 1990s was watching the turbo-charged development that took place beginning in 1992.

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Hohhot!

Originally developed as a garrison town by the Qing rulers to establish and maintain their control over the region, Hohhot is now a thriving city of close to three million.