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Traveling To China - Things To Know
Things you Should Know when you Travel to China
Weather and Clothing
* It is probably best to travel to China during autumn season,
which spans from September to early November. The temperature
during this time is a comfortable range of 50-72F with few
chances of rain.
* Refrain from traveling to the so called,
"four furnaces" of China during summer, these are Chongqing,
Wuhan, Nanchang and Tianjing.
* China has four seasons, Spring
from March to May, Summer from June to August, Autumn from
September to November and Winter From January to February. Be
sure to bring with you suitable clothing for each season.
Summer is also rainy season in China, a raincoat is essential
during this time as umbrellas are usually defenseless against
* Chinese are conservative people so try not to wear
* Women should not forget to bring pants
with them as Chinese temples prohibit women wearing skirts to
What to Bring into China
* Clothing is probably one of the things you shouldn't worry
about when going to China. Clothing is very cheap here, and
would make pretty good souvenirs. So pack your bags light, and
you can buy the rest of your wardrobe on the go.
* It is
recommended to take no more than one bible into China. The
Chinese are very particular with Christianity, and Christian
* A few prohibited materials in China aside from the
usual narcotics and deadly weapons are food, micro-organisms,
biological products, waste materials, portions of human body,
blood and blood products and animals that may spread diseases to
* Any items that are harmful to China's economy,
politics, culture and ethics are forbidden; these include but
are not restricted to printed materials, films and tapes.
When you Arrive
* Health checks would be the first that you will undergo before
you are allowed out of the airport, this is to make sure that
you didn't bring in any harmful diseases with you.
* It will be best not to take pictures at aerodromes, military
and political facilities in China.
* Never take pictures from an
airplane or any type of aircraft.
* If you want to take pictures
of residents or their possessions, ask their permission first.
Most museums ban picture taking, so does, Palaces, grottoes and
Temples. Be aware of signs that prohibit picture taking to
prevent any unnecessary trouble. However some establishments
allow picture taking for a fee.
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