Ultimate 30 Day Backpacking China Budget

Ultimate 30 Day Backpacking China Budget

For us our experience of China can be summed up in three words. Intense but rewarding. It’s a country we believe anyone interested in travel and learning about other culture simply has to visit. So to help you plan your own trip, we recorded in full our backpacking...
The 5 Best Things to do in Xian

The 5 Best Things to do in Xian

Our visit to Xian was an exciting whirlwind of nail biting adventure, captivating history and mouth watering gastronomy. It has virtually everything we look for in a city and is definitely towards the top of the “favourites list” of places we went to in Asia. Though a...
How NOT to Get a Chinese Visa in Colombia – Part Two

How NOT to Get a Chinese Visa in Colombia – Part Two

(Read Part 1 Here First) Third Time Lucky? Learning from our previous two attempts to apply for visas at the Chinese Embassy in Bogota, we took a blanket and pillows with us. It was still dark when we arrived, bitterly cold and there was already a queue that stretched...
How NOT to Get a Chinese Visa in Colombia – Part Two

How NOT to Get a Chinese Visa in Colombia – Part One

The Plan When we were putting together our travel itinerary we came up with the idea of working our way up through South America from Argentina over 5 months. We would then fly out of Colombia to China. Because Chinese visas start upon receipt, we couldn’t apply for...
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...