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Some Tips for Backpacking in Beijing, China

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  Beijing is a completely over-rated city in China and having backpacked through 13 of China’s 29 provinces, it’s easily one of my least favourite. But somehow in the madness of it all, backpackers end up drawn to its magnetic …

Backpacking in China: Top 5 Things to Do in Yangshuo, Guangxi

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Even the most touristic towns and cities in China continue to be epic and inspirational. I’ve mentioned many times before that China is probably the best country in the world to really feel like you’re backpacking in. This is what …

Kaiping Diaolou Tour: Zili Village, Guangdong Province, China

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On my series of touring the impressive Kaiping Diaolou in China’s Guangdong Province, we headed next to Zili Village in some truly remote countryside. We had already toured the historic town of Chikan, the beautiful village of MaJianglong and the JinJiangli Village. As well …

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Thirsty Thursdays: Eel, Turtle and Beer on A Night Out in Kaiping, China

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Slightly later than billed but scheduled for Thursday of course is the latest Thirsty Thursdays from Kaiping in China. This was voted by the readers of my Facebook Page to be the next TT article and it takes me back …

Four Tips to Survive Chinese Rail Journeys

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No trip to China is complete without a ride on one of their world-famous trains and backpacking in China is a sure fire test of your senses. Not only do Chinese trains provide an extremely affordable and often scenic way to explore the …

Friday’s Featured Food: Night Market in Da Lang, Dongguan, China

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I love the random nights out that creep up on you. They’re always the best and this week while I was meeting up with my friends Agness and Cez from eTramping, we had a cool night out in Da Lang, …

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World Borders: How to Get From Pyongyang to Dandong by train (North Korea to China)

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My recent visit to North Korea was with the cheapest North Korean tour company out there – YPT also known as Young Pioneer Tours (through my travel blog you get 5% off). The tours to North Korea have options of …

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

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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 …

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