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Chinese Village Makes Giant QR Code From Trees

Chinese Village Makes Giant QR Code From Trees

A Chinese village has landscaped a giant QR code from trees in a bid to attract more visitors.  Source: Xinhua Xilinshui village in China’s northern Hebei province created the code, which can be scanned from above, from 130,000 Chinese juniper trees. Those who manage to scan the code with their smart phones, presumably from an airplane when flying overhead, will be connected to the village’s tourism account on WeChat. How you can do this with your phone on flight mode though is anyone’s guess. The SCMP reports that the design uses trees of between 80cm and 2.5 meters in height and measures 227 meters al... Read More>>
Adventure, Real People Train Travel in China

Adventure, Real People Train Travel in China

  Railway Travel in China is a real grass-roots experience, whether you're travelling between the major Chinese cities, across country or just from town to town... an adventure it will be. Train Travel in China has varying levels of rail car standards as well as assorted levels of cleanliness - this is why I say it can be an adventure. The network coverage is good; most cities and major towns within China are linked, as are the key metropolitan areas. The trains are fast and mostly on time, unlike China's notorious domestic flights.

Ok. Let’s start with the tickets:

Train Travel in China is designed to mo... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

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