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Off-the-Beaten-Track China

Off-the-Beaten-Track China

December 11, 2013, 2 Comments

If you crave more of an off-the-beaten-track adventure, it’s well worth considering concentrating on the area surrounding Beijing – the Shanxi province »

Visual Adventure: The Great Wall of China

Visual Adventure: The Great Wall of China

November 29, 2013, 1 Comment

This post may not be as much about the Great Wall of China as it is about looking at things differently. When shooting a massive landmark such as the Great Wall, at 8,851.8km (5,500 mi) in length, it can be very easy to just photograph the hell out of it. Any of these tips »

Visual Adventure: The Silk Road of China

Visual Adventure: The Silk Road of China

November 22, 2013, 3 Comments

The Silk Road of Western China and Central Asia elicit romantic notions of explorers on camelback gliding through the desert looking to barter their wares for exotic spices and silk. Connecting the East with the West, the Silk Road was a superhighway for cultural exchange and is today one of the most sought-after travel »

Visual Adventure: China at Night

Visual Adventure: China at Night

October 8, 2013, 1 Comment

G Adventures' senior photographer Attit Patel takes you on a visual adventure of China at night »

Guide Book: China

Guide Book: China

July 31, 2013, 1 Comment

When you travel with us at G Adventures, your experience begins and ends with your CEO – the Chief Experience Officer who ensures you get an in-depth look at your surroundings. Nowhere is this more evident that on our China trips; although many people are already familiar with the gleaming urban centres of Shanghai »

Five Fun & Adventurous Things to Do in China

Five Fun & Adventurous Things to Do in China

April 22, 2013, 3 Comments

Backpacker Becki shares five fun things to do in China »

5 Reasons To Visit China

5 Reasons To Visit China

January 21, 2013, 8 Comments

China is a fascinating and frustrating place to travel, where many toil with the idea of travelling. As one of the world’s largest countries, it’s not one you can traverse through easily or quickly and you may just have to visit multiple times. Yet it’s a country that is developing rapidly and losing much »

China – A Difficult Place to Travel?

China – A Difficult Place to Travel?

October 25, 2012, 14 Comments

Before heading to China, I wrestled with the idea of solo travel vs. group tours. I’d heard from many people that it was a very difficult place to travel, especially with the language barrier while trying to traverse a huge country. Some had simply given up after a few weeks due to limited patience »

The Cold & the Beautiful: A Brief History of Arctic Exploration, Pt 1

The Cold & the Beautiful: A Brief History of Arctic Exploration, Pt 1

October 17, 2014, No Comments

Think the Arctic is all landscape and wildlife? Think again. The Looptail presents a two-part series on the storied history of the Arctic and the explorers who have dared to roam. Surprisingly, it starts in 330 BC. So, get comfy (and warm) and read on! »

Time-lapse Tuesday: Clouds Over Mt Everest

Time-lapse Tuesday: Clouds Over Mt Everest

October 14, 2014, No Comments

This planet's highest mountain at 8,848m (29,029 ft) above sea level shares an international border with Nepal and China at its summit. We think of Everest as a peak to summit, #TimelapseTuesday brings you a lateral perspective. Sit back and watch the clouds roll over »