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Top 10Things to Avoid

1Students of English

So-called “language students” on the street will sometimes strike up conversation in order, so they will tell you, to practice their English. However, caution is necessary as increasingly these approaches are lead-ins to scams. These students may suggest entering a nearby teahouse, where you will naturally offer to buy them a drink. The students take generous advantage of your offer and then depart leaving you with a wildly inflated bill for thousands of renminbi. Of course, the bar owner is in on ...

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