Three Cities, Three Weekends by Helena Duncan

Three Cities, Three Weekends by Helena Duncan

One thing that’s surprised me about living in China is how easy it is to get around by train and the number of weekend trips it’s possible to do. Teachers at York regularly head to cities like Shanghai and Hong Kong, and go hiking at scenic sites like the Yellow Mountains in Anhui Province or Wuyishan in Fujian Province.

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Ditching Single Use Plastics in China

Ditching Single Use Plastics in China

Alright, so there are some places where it’s totally easy to avoid using plastic. And then there’s China- a country so reliant on single-use plastics, that it’s not uncommon to see a woman double wrap her apple in a plastic bag, and then sit down and eat it not even five minutes later. 

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Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

Hiking the Tiger Leaping Gorge

At 15km in length and the highest point at a maximum depth of 3790m, the Tiger Leaping Gorge is an impressive and dramatic hike in Yunnan Province, deep in Western China.

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