Shanghai’s 104th Floor View

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To get the best view of Shanghai, head over to Shanghai World Financial Center to catch a glimpse from 1,614 ft (492 m) on the 104th floor of this bottle-opener shaped skyscraper. As if that’s not enough to give you some vertigo, some parts of the floor are glass, which immediately …

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Tiger Leaping Gorge, China

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With only a WikiTravel, user-contributed guide on how to get to the gorge, we left our bags in Lijiang and jumped on a public bus to the start of the trek. We were told before leaving by the locals to make sure we took plenty of water and sugary snacks, as …

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Lijiang Old Town, China

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From Guilin, we left around 10 am and had a 23-hour train ride (which we originally thought was going to be nine hours) and stopped off for a few hours of sleep in Kunming, arriving at the train station at 9am (and after waiting in the taxi line, finally got …

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Longji Rice Terraces

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After somewhat recovering from our motorbike accident, we decided to forego the organized tour to the Longji Rice Terraces (named “Devil’s Backbone” due to their formation) and take it on by ourselves. We left the Ming Palace Youth Hostel in Guilin to catch bus after bus after bus, arriving at the bottom …

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