China

Qingdao
– Tsingtao Brewery
– Riding around on a bicycle

Suzhou
– Walking around old town and canals

Shanghai
– Snack Street & Fried soup dumplings
– The Bund
– Yu Yuan
– Architecture
– Avoid scams (tea festival, tea party, tea ceremony)

Hangzhou
– West Lake (Xi hu)
– Hiking
– Nearby tea villages

Huangshan
– Hike up early.
– TAKE CABLE CAR DOWN. Do not hike down, or risk injury.

Xiamen
– Yongding Tulou
– Fort

Guilin
– Karst formations

Chengdu
– Panda Reserve
– Sichuan Food (mapo dofu)

Chongqing
– Bars

Three Gorges River Cruise
– Buy long kites beforehand, but be careful not to get them tangled in electrical wires

Wuhan
– University area

Xian
– Terracotta Warriors
– Muslim Quarter (Muslim food)
– Bell and Drum towers
– City wall

Harbin
– Ice Festival

Beijing
– Chinese New Year
– Forbidden Palace
– Summer Palace
– Great Wall at Simatai (least touristy)

Xining
– Temple in cliff

Lhasa
– Potala Palace
– Other temples
– Monasteries
– Tibet culture

Lijiang
– Walk around town
– Bike countryside

Kunming

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