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Five Things to do in Beijing with Children

Beijing, China’s bustling capital city and home to some of the most impressive historic sitesĀ in the world. From the sheer scale of Tiananmen Square to the majestic sprawl of the nearby Great Wall, no trip to China would be complete without a visit to the country’s seat of power. Not as cosmopolitan as Shanghai or

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Tiananmen Square with Children

Visiting Tiananmen Square should rank highly on anybodies list when travelling in China. Named after the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) which separates it from the Forbidden City at it’s northern end, the square is enormous, having been expanded to four times it’s original size under Mao Zedong’s leadership in the 1950s. Mao’s vision was

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Airline Review: Cathay Dragon

Formerly Dragon Air, Cathay Dragon is the Hong Kong based regional younger sister of Cathay Pacific, serving mainland China and other countries in the Asia Pacific area. Flying Cathay Dragon from Hong Kong represented a couple of firsts for us; our first time flying Cathay and our first time flying out of Hong Kong, and

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