China Archives - The Dragon Trip
April 1, 2021
Shanghai Streets

Should I Visit Beijing or Shanghai?

September 8, 2020

Top 5 Things for Budget Travellers To Do in Beijing

April 2, 2020
Cherry, interviewee for the Hubei lockdowns

Cherry’s Story: Lockdown in Hubei

December 18, 2019
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Best Rooftop Bars in Shanghai, China

November 10, 2019

Where should I travel to in 2022? | Quiz

We know you guys are interested in traveling. But where should you be going? We think we have a solution with our travel personality quiz which matches your character, tastes, and life goals to the country you should be visiting next.
August 2, 2019
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How to find the best tour to suit your China travel dreams | Expert Travel Tips

July 19, 2019
Backpack to China

Solo Backpacking China: Is it as hard as you think?

May 30, 2019
Budget Backpacking Tours in China

Budget guide to backpacking in China | Expert Travel Tips

April 16, 2019
18-35 tours China

Why China should be at the top of your post-uni travel plans

April 8, 2019
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Our China Adventure Leader training weekend

January 28, 2019

Here’s where you should be travelling to for the cherry blossom season

January 3, 2019
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Top 5 things to do in Hangzhou, China | Expert Travel Tips

You’ve probably heard of Beijing and Shanghai, but if you haven’t heard of Hangzhou then you’re seriously missing out! Hangzhou was one of China’s seven ancient capital cities and is now the richest small city in the country. Here are our top 5 China travel tips for Hangzhou that make it a must-see city while you’re travelling around China.
December 14, 2018
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Why you should travel to China next Autumn | Expert Travel Tips

As 2018 comes to a close, we know you're already thinking about where you should travel next year. Well, we know the perfect adventure destination for you - China! And, what's more, we know the best time for you to visit, so keep reading to find out why you should travel to China next autumn!
December 3, 2018
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Best apps to download for your budget adventure tour in China | Expert Travel Tips

When you’re travelling to another country, you want to be as prepared as you can be. China is a particularly unique country to travel in, from language barriers, culture shock and internet censorship. Popular western websites like Google, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are censored by the Chinese government. These are the best alternative apps to download on your phone for your upcoming budget adventure tour in China.
November 30, 2018
backpacking in China

How to learn Mandarin while backpacking in China

We recently spoke to the co-founder and managing director of The Chairman’s Bao, Sean McGibney, who gave us some insight about how the Chinese language learning platform works and how to utilise it while backpacking in China.
November 21, 2018
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Top street food dishes to try when travelling in China | Expert Travel Tips

There’s nothing better than treating your taste buds to new and exciting foods when you’re travelling. When you’re travelling to a country where you don’t speak the language, and you can’t even hazard a guess – like Mandarin – then it can be difficult to know what to try. Here are our favourite street food dishes that are an absolute must-try for anyone travelling in China!
November 14, 2018
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An interview with Charles Henry | The Dragon Trip

In honour of our good friend and colleague, Justin Shapiro, who tragically passed away in 2017, we launched The Justin Shapiro Internship and Travel Scholarship, in partnership with CRCC Asia. The programme allows a number of young people, who may not otherwise have a chance to do so, to experience working and travelling in China. We spoke to Charles Henry who went to China this summer about his experiences during his 1-month long internship at CRCC Asia, and on The Dragon Trip's 21-day backpacking adventure.
November 2, 2018
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9 tips for taking stunning travel photographs by Gabriele from Bonusprint

Discover these awesome travel photography tips from Gabriele from bonusprint and take your best photos ever when you're exploring a new place.
November 1, 2018
Group Tours Asia

Why you should do a group tour rather than travel solo | Expert Travel Tips

So you want to go backpacking in Asia but you’re wary about going it alone? We totally get, the world is a big place, especially when you’re in a country where you don’t speak the language. But didn’t you know? Everybody is talking about the benefits of group travelling. Here are the top reasons why it’s better to do a group tour than travel solo.
October 26, 2018
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Most Instagram-worthy places in China | Expert Travel Tips

China is one of the largest countries in the world, so its home to an abundance of breath-taking locations bound to make anyone’s Instagram followers jealous. With so many photogenic places to visit and things to do, narrowing it down was quite the task! But our team of travel experts have picked out their top 8 most Instagrammable places in China.