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Backpacking in Chongqing, China: 10 Things to See and Do in the World’s Biggest City

If you read my post about my journey to Chongqing this week, you’ll know how much visiting this colossal city in China was a huge huge childhood dream of mine. When the time finally came round, I was completely inspired by it. I haven’t given a decent breakdown of the sights in and around Chongqing Read more about Backpacking in Chongqing, China: 10 Things to See and Do in the World’s Biggest City[…]

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Backpacking in Chongqing, China: Living my Travel Dream in the World’s Biggest City

Hi everyone! I’ve been wanting to get this story typed up for about 9 months now!! It was in June last year that I first visited the city of Chongqing in China. It was a childhood dream of mine, and when the moment finally arrived, I was just in awe of this astounding monster. I Read more about Backpacking in Chongqing, China: Living my Travel Dream in the World’s Biggest City[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Making Rice Leaf Dumplings in Chongqing, China

A recent travel highlight was being in Chongqing during the Chinese “Dragon Boat Festival” this year. It was mid June. I stayed in the excellent, highly recommended Green Forest Hostel and they were having a rice leaf dumplings night in the hostel so I joined in of course. It was great fun. First of all Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Making Rice Leaf Dumplings in Chongqing, China[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking with 70 Year Old Chinese Guys in Chongqing

You’ll hear a lot more about Chongqing. Often dubbed (rightly or wrongly is anyone’s guess) the biggest city in the world, this colossal place was somewhere I had longed to visit and was anticipating it for a long time. Chongqing is a fantastic city and it lived up to all expectations. Completely! After getting the Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking with 70 Year Old Chinese Guys in Chongqing[…]

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Pissing in the World’s Largest Toilet Complex in Chongqing, China

While staying in the Green Forest hostel in Chongqing in China, I heard from a fellow hostel mate Richard, that Chongqing lays claim to the world’s largest toilet complex. Over 1,000 toilets in one building. Well I just had to go there to take a piss… Where is the world’s largest toilet? It’s on Foreigner Read more about Pissing in the World’s Largest Toilet Complex in Chongqing, China[…]

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Crossing the Yangtze River on the Chongqing Cable Car, China

I lived out one of my childhood dreams last week by visiting the city of Chongqing (in China) and seeing the Yangtze River for the first time. It was totally inspirational and lived up to all expectations. It was actually one of my favourite backpacking trips in years. The city of Chongqing is phenomenal and Read more about Crossing the Yangtze River on the Chongqing Cable Car, China[…]

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