Hello educational travelers!

It’s been a while, but I’m excited to get back to writing fun and exciting educational blog posts for you, my readers!

Today, I’ll be sharing with you the great country of China, and why it should be included on your next student tour to Asia.

Over the holidays, I had the most thrilling opportunity to travel back to China with my family and visit its capital, Beijing, as well as Hong Kong, one of my all time favorite international destinations. More on our outings and excursions in future blog posts. For now though, I want to share with you the joys of traveling to China.

Asia, and China especially, has always evoked interest from those in the West. Seen as a distant and mysterious land, this vast country has been home to great and powerful dynasties and staggering cultural progress. Having shut its doors off to the rest of world for some time during the 20th century, China has reopened them and is welcoming visitors to explore their rich and unique history. And what a more perfect way than on an educational student tour!

China is a nation that is constantly transforming. Fast-pace development thrives alongside historical landmarks with old China becoming a thing of the past. One could literally spend a lifetime trying to absorb all it has to offer because of its vastness and complex history.

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As the world’s second┬álargest economy, China has both fascinated and enchanted me. Home to some of the world’s most iconic sights, China is a country like no other. On a student tour, participants will learn about China’s culture and become familiar with its geography. You will visit such prominent cities as Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi’an to name just a few. As well as having the chance to explore such landmarks as the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Terracotta warriors that call these great cities home.

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Don’t let the size of China scare you though because on an EA student tour, one will come back with a greater understanding of this rapidly expanding country. As participants, you will be exposed to all aspects of Chinese culture, from a stroll through the local markets to indulging in a Peking duck dinner and admiring the care that goes into honoring a traditional tea ceremony. As students and teachers, you will visit the remarkable sights this grand country has to offer.

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Traveling brings people closer together, so come see and experience an EA student tour to China and love every second as you show your students the wonders of the world.

Have a great weekend,

Kate.