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Jan 31, 2019 08:15 PM
SOCIETY & CULTURE

The Three Most Overrated China Travel Experiences

A luxury cruise ship sails in the waters of Qutang Gorge on the Yangtze River, on Dec. 24, 2017. Photo: VCG
A luxury cruise ship sails in the waters of Qutang Gorge on the Yangtze River, on Dec. 24, 2017. Photo: VCG

On Jan. 3, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory cautioning people to be more vigilant when traveling to China. China is now, according to the State Department, as dangerous as the U.K., Germany and France.

But I might issue my own travel warning — if your China itinerary is filled with predictable touristy spots, anyway. China is so vast, varied and personal, that it’s a huge shame that everyone seems visit the same places. So, assuming you are not heeding the U.S.’s travel warning, and are heading to China instead, here’s my warning: Stay away from these places.

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