Going to Guilin? Follow our 3 Day Budget Travel Guide!

Going to Guilin? Follow our 3 Day Budget Travel Guide!

Guilin in the Guangxi province of South West China is a lovely city famous for it’s landscape. A perimeter dotted with individual green peaked mountains make for very picturesque views and being easily accessible by plane or train it’s well worth a stop...
Why You Should Visit Shanghai As A Budget Backpacker

Why You Should Visit Shanghai As A Budget Backpacker

Before we arrived in Shanghai I knew little about the history of the city and if truth be told I thought there wasn’t going to be that much to know. Don’t get me wrong I was excited to visit and experience the contrast that I’d heard the Chinese...
Homesick Check In: Six Months

Homesick Check In: Six Months

I was sat on a pallet drinking a beer in a hostel in Chengdu, China, when the news came through last week. I’d been waiting days, weeks for it and now it was finally here it was completely overwhelming. An explosion of emotions erupted inside me. My sister had...
15 Ways To Fit In Like A Local In China

15 Ways To Fit In Like A Local In China

Okay maybe that title is a little ambitious because owing to my appearance I’ll never fit in like a local. Neither will J. Between my heavily freckled skin and his beard people just don’t know who to stare at first most of the time. However, I can give you...
The Lost City Colombia

The Lost City Colombia

After surviving and enjoying the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu we were inspired and on the hunt for our next adventure hike. As we travelled further north in South America, other travellers we met began to tell us about a 46km route in the Sierra Nevada mountains of...