China is the world's most populous country with a population of about 1.35 billion. At the same time it's the 3rd largest country in the world.
DO AS THE LOCALS DO! We recommend to note some essential do's and don'ts and to follow them before setting foot into Middle Kingdom.
Of course there are all sorts of hotels throughout the country, from upper class boutique hotels to low budget guesthouses - at tourist hotspots and increasingly also outside of the tourist mainstream.
There are lots of names and designations for China's currency. Renminbi, Yuan, Kuai or RMB, CNY and ¥. Find out more details on the country's currency and money here.
The Chinese language is for many people the reason to come to China. At the same time lots of people are being put off by the difficulty of learning and under-standing it. Get an overview of what Chinese is like!
The large majority of visitors and travellers to China need a valid passport with a Chinese visa. Find out here which visa is the right one for you!
China is a safe travel destination but as in (almost?) every other country it makes sence taking certain precautions to make your travels safe and enjoyable.
If China's economic boost of the last decades can be measured at one fact, then it's traffic! Cars and planes are transportation means number one.
Wifi and mobile phones are widely spread all over China and a well developed mobile network ensures a reliable reception almost everywhere, also in rural areas. Here, we also provide an overview of emergency numbers in China.