China in a Nutshell
China is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. China is a cradle of civilization, with its known history beginning with an ancient civilization – one of the world's earliest.
Capital - Beijing
Currency - Yuan ( 1 Chinese Yuan = 10.2 Indian Rupees )
Major Languages - Mandarin, Wu , Cantonese
Major Religions - Buddhist, Daoist (Taoist), Confucian
Why China ?
- A Totally Different Experience
Get ready for a completely new atmosphere with only a few percentage of population who speak English. Meet a lot of different people ( what could you expect from a country with the highest population! ) which will help you grow as a person.
- The World’s Richest Breadth of Culture
China’s culture is the richest. Its language supersedes others in originality and complexity. Kungfu and taichi supercede karate and thai boxing. Also consider China’s tea culture, Chinese medicine, poetry, calligraphy, opera, costume, and porcelain, before even considering the 55 ethnic minorities.
- Chinese Cuisine
Have you ever tried Sichuan, Fujian or Jiangsu. Your taste buds are gonna love them. Trust me! Exemplary food you won't get anywhere else. It's one of a kind! Food has a special meaning to the Chinese people, and Chinese food has distinctive culinary styles all its own.
- Great Places to Visit
Did you know that China is the third most visited country in the world with over 50 million inbound international visitors last year ? Well why not! With so much to see such as The Great Wall of China, The Foebidden Temple, The Summer Palace, The Victoria Harbour and much more, who wouldn't wanna go ?
- Free Wi-Fi
Free wifi all over China. Need I say anything more ?
- Bullet Train
Shanghai Maglev Train, which reaches 431 km/h, is the fastest commercial train service in the world. This needs to be experienced.
- Your wallet will love you for it.
It's easy to keep costs low when venturing to China. A glance at lodging prices will assure you that there are affordable accommodations no matter where you go or what your needs are. Transportation is cheap as well – taxis are cheap and public transportation is even cheaper.
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