China

China is a different ball game to our usual Southeast Asian holiday destinations. A bit of planning is required – read our tips for getting ready for the first trip to China with kids.One of the most important things on any trip is food! Read our guide for child-friendly Chinese food here.

 

Yangshuo is definitely worth a trip. Our first visit to China – to Beijing – made us curious about rest of China, but we can imagine Yangshuo having the same effect on people. In Yangshuo we stayed at the beautiful Yangshuo Mountain Retreat.

They say you can judge how exciting an Asian city is by what the local cycle riders manage to carry on two wheels. Using this method Shanghai will not disappoint. Read more on what to do with kids in Shanghai.

Xi’an is the place to meet the famous warriors up close and personal – here are our tips on seeing the terracotta warriors with kids. The city itself is fascinating and well-organised  with many interesting spots to visit – read more on what to do in Xi’an with kids. We stayed at the fabulous Gran Melía Xi’an, a treat to the whole family.

Guangzhou may not be a family travel destination of the best kind, but it makes a fascinating stop-over from Hong Kong if you are heading somewhere else in China. In Guangzhou we stayed at the Oakwood Premier apartments, a great choice for families.