Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press
Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press

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Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press
Celebrity dads pose with their children in Yunnan province as part of the hit reality show "Dad! Where Are We Going?". The fathers are (from left) model Zhang Liang, Taiwanese singer and car racer Jimmy Lin Chih-ying, movie star Guo Tao, former Olympics diver Tian Liang and film director Wang Yuelun. Photo: China Foto Press
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