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Real Food Adventure - China
- 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
Visit China and take a culinary tour of Beijing, Xian, Chengdu and Shanghai
Welcome to enigmatic China, where culture, history and cuisine all combine to create a truly mesmerising travel experience. Explore Beijing’s ancient hutongs to search out some of the city’s best street food. Discover Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City before seeing another side of China's gastronomy at the Donghuamen Night Market. Wander along the Great Wall of China and then travel to Xi’an to be awed by the magnificent Terracotta Warriors and the city’s excellent snack-food scene. Taste the peppery treats of Sichuan cuisine in Chengdu and enjoy a homestay in a beautiful farming village learning about the food grown and what life is like for people out of the cities. End the adventure in Shanghai, where fresh food markets, an excellent bar culture and a range of amazing architecture await.
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Beijing has a long and colourful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.
As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.
Chengdu has plenty of traditional flavour with its famous tea houses, numerous markets and as the home of Sichuan cuisine, known the world over for its spiciness.
Located in a picturesque mountain valley, Jinbo Village is populated by Tibetan and Qiang minority families who practice traditional farming including harvesting wild vegetables, tofu-making and local wine-making.
Blending 21st-century architecture with old-world character, Shanghai is the vibrant pulse of new China.
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