Asia, China

21 Awesome things to do (and avoid) in Beijing 

We nearly didn’t go to China. We were in the midst of planning a trip to Hong Kong and Thailand, the idea of heading to China not even entering our minds. Then, once he heard of our plans, my dad suggested we go. “If you don’t go when you’re in Hong Kong, that close, you’ll […]

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Asia, China

Everything you need to know about visiting Beijing 

Planning your first ever trip to Beijing and not really sure where to start? Don’t worry, I’m here to help! First things first, you should really read my guide on 21 things to know before you visit Beijing, then work your way through this guide to discover my tips on where to stay, things to […]

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Asia, China

Everything you need to know about visiting Tunxi

Let me tell you something – when Matt and I started planning our trip to China, we had no idea what we were in for. We wanted to visit places like Huangshan and Hangzhou but found there was very little first-hand information from travel bloggers. We pulled together as much information as we could, from […]

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Asia, China

Where to stay in Guangzhou 

Planning a trip to Guangzhou but have absolutely no idea where to stay? When I was researching this interesting city, for my trip, I found it hard to work out where I should base myself. After visiting and having a great time, I’ve put together this guide to help you plan your trip. Getting Oriented […]

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Asia, China, Tips and Hacks

How to get from Beijing to the Great Wall

If you’re planning a trip to Beijing, you should definitely plan to spend a day visiting the Great Wall of China. Before going to China I had heard a few mixed reviews about it being worthwhile. Some people were all for it, labelling it as something not to be missed, while others weren’t too fussed […]

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Asia, China

Everything you need to know about visiting Guangzhou

There’s a pretty good chance you haven’t heard of Guangzhou, but I’d say you’ve heard the name Canton before. They are one and the same, a huge city in South-East China, located on the mighty Pearl River. Even if you haven’t heard of them before, you’ve almost certainly worn clothes that have passed through Guangzhou at […]

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Asia, China

How to get from Hangzhou to Huangshan

This is a really specific blog post and for 99.9% of you, you’ll never ever need to read it. But there are .1% of you out there who really want to visit Mount Huangshan and have no flaming idea how to get there from Hangzhou. Well, amigos, I’ve done it. I’ve come face to face […]

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Asia, China

China’s most beautiful destinations

Wide open spaces, breathtaking mountains and lush, green gardens. These may not be words you immediately associate with China, but it turns out there’s more to this amazing country than just densely populated cities and skyscrapers. Take a trip to some of the places less-frequented by Aussie tourists and you’re likely to find a side […]

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