7 Tips For Your First Trip To Mainland China In the lead up to my trip to China, all I heard from friends were stories about their less than stellar experiences. Suffice it to say, all the excitement I had built in the months leading up to the trip had started to fizzle and was replaced with feelings of trepidation. In hindsight, that was just plain silly. What I can enthusiastically tell you is that China majestic, grandiose, alluring, culturally diverse and all-consuming and so much more than this post can do justice. What this post also . . .