The terracotta warriors in Xi'an Shaanxi province

A trip to Xi’an

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This weekend I hopped on a plane and traveled to Xi’an, a city located in Western China. During my time in Xi’an I had two things I wanted to do: Hike Mt. Huashan See the Terracotta Warriors My biggest tip for Xi’an: hire a private driver. Since those two destinations are quite far from the […]

Jade Buddha temple in Shanghai China

Pious Weekend

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Before leaving for Shanghai, a family friend highly recommended the Jade Buddha Temple. He described the jade Buddha as one of the most beautiful statutes he has ever seen in his life. I was very excited to see and admire this amazing religious artifact myself.   Jade Buddha Temple On Saturday morning I headed straight […]

ERA show in Shanghai China

ERA Shanghai

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I had always heard of China’s famous acrobatic shows but never had been there. I finally had a chance to go see ERA show in Shanghai a couple weeks ago, and I regretted that I hadn’t gone earlier. I was impressed with spectacular combination of visuals, live music, and costumes. I spent approximately $30 on […]