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China Survival Guide

China Survival Guide

How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps, 3rd Edition

This updated edition of the best-selling travel guide to China is your ticket to the trip of a lifetime.

Compact, affordable, reliable, a delight to read—these qualities are what has made China Survival Guide so popular with first-time and seasoned China travelers. 

This third edition has a brand new section on train travel, plus updates and fresh recommendations. Includes practical strategies for lodging, walking, haggling, medical and bathroom emergencies, etiquette, crowds, and learning the twin arts of patience and persistence.

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"Like a professional guide walking along side you answering your many questions. I only wish this type of book was available for all the other countries I visit annually! . . . It’s a must for your next China visit!"

Travel Answer Man online

"Uses wit, wisdom, and warmth in relaying essential China travel tips on etiquette, cultural history, and traveling frugally but in style."

Sally Starrfield, Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Duke University Talent Identification Program

"Thank goodness for Larry and Qin Herzberg! Their book was invaluable in helping me anticipate some of the more foreign aspects of traveling in China, not to mention that the book is hilarious! Travel groups will benefit from their expertise on surviving in China with grace and humor."

Susan Glassburn Larimer, China Travel Coordinator, Indiana University School of Social Work

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About the Author(s)

Larry and Qin Herzberg

Larry and Qin Herzberg

Co-authors of Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student’s Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors (Stone Bridge Press, 2011) and Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and Language (Stone Bridge Press, 2012).

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