China Travel Tips
China is a strange best and some tips must be considered when traveling to china to make the travel easier especially for some cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Xian, all have their own personality.
China Travel tips #1 – china toilet considerations: never expect to find clean toilet all the time. The traveler can bring some tissues with him. The traveler to china also can use toilet squatting.
Many public toilets around the cities, usually those who are to pay OK, the other best to stay away from if you can. You will soon notice as you walk around the cities. If you get clean toilet,
It will be good because it cannot be found again for a while.
China Travel tip#2 – Food: the food in china is good and interesting. Most of the time, the traveler can find his choice for eating but at other times, there may not be a choice. There are some foods that can be eaten until the desired food is found. This can be chocolate bar or some drink. The people in china are interesting while eating. They can be noisy at launch and dinner and the table is like celebration. The traveler must choose the suitable place because people can smoke while eating. Some restaurants can be smoky and loud.
China Travel Tip#3 – Taxi: there exist good taxis in Shanghai. Try to get the Blue, Blue’ish Turquoise, Oro Blanco and taxis, these are the best but the drivers cannot speak English.
It is good experience to carry business card or hotel accommodation with you written in Chinese to help if you lost walking.
In all taxis around the city, there is registration number and a name for the driver. It can be taken in case of problem and then take the necessary procedures against the driver. This enhances the quality of service for the taxis in the town. The government takes rip-off drivers in all cities, especially Beijing and Xian, very seriously, and if they complain they will lose their license.
China Travel Tip#4 – Shopping: China is a very big market and have very many customers. They offer clothing as the much bought sells. You can buy clothes but in middle size, the largest sizes may not be found in regular cities but can be found in big cities.
Electronic devices such as cameras, DVDs, mobiles, and thing like this are not preferable to be bought in China. Hong Kong is a better place to find them. The overall market open from 10 am to 10 pm. Visa card is a good option to buy your products.
When purchasing, note that Chinese are experienced in sales. The price they ask can be double the actual price. You can look around on other sellers to know the actual price or to lower the price with the seller until he leaves you to go. You will then know the actual price of the good. The end result can be 25-40% from the starting price.
China Travel Tip#5 – medical treatment: in large hotels, there are good doctors that speak English. This offers good service for treatment. There are also large network of pharmacies in eacy city and in each store which is indicated by Green Cross. Try to store a book stage for the medicine because they cannot speak English.
In most mass production package type of medicines, the packaging will be written in Chinese on one side, English on the other. But in the stores that only sees the Chinese side. Take a good look, in turn most of packaging, which gives you a lot more confidence knowing that you can read the package