Going Beyond the China Tour Guide Books

Internet Access – Planning for Your China Trip

The following are blocked in China

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google – including Gmail
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp – portions blocked beginning July, 2017

If you must use these services while in China, you can try installing a VPN service on your device. We recommend installing more than one, as some VPN services work better than others in different locations within China. Also, when traveling with a group, try to avoid using a VPN that the entire group is using.

Explore China Off the Beaten Path

When you’ve read the Lonely Planet, Fodors, and Rough Guide books and are ready for something new, try our selection of books below: