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10 Places I LOVE Which Aren’t Even In The Lonely Planet!

I use the Lonely Planet Guide Booksquite a lot when I travel and I like them. Usually they are correct, mostly they are useful but sometimes they are horrendously wrong and ill-informed. As soon as they go to press they are out of date, as prices go up, bus timetables change, visa regulations change etc. Read more about 10 Places I LOVE Which Aren’t Even In The Lonely Planet![…]

Jonny Blair enjoying sunrise at Elder Peak in China

Sunrise at Elder Peak, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China

As a traveller, getting off the beaten track is one of my favourite things to do. Away from the popular Chinese tourist sights such as the Great Wall of China and the Teracotta Warriors, I took time out to see Sunrise at Elder Peak in the Danxiashan Mountains of China. The place is practically unknown Read more about Sunrise at Elder Peak, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China[…]

Jonny Blair at Vagina Rock in Danxiashan Mountains in China living a lifestyle of travel

Vagina Rock, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China

If you follow my blog, you might have read recently about my visit to Penis Rock in the Danxiashan mountains of China (yes, an allegedly natural rock that looks like an upright willy, penis, cock, dick – amusing and possibly sacred), well now it’s time to write about Vagina Rock – the one that complements Read more about Vagina Rock, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China[…]

Backpacking at Penis Rock, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China

Backpacking at Penis Rock, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China

China is still an unknown travel gem for the most part, I really believe that. Especially for those that cannot speak Chinese. For example my latest trip to China was to Shaoguan and Danxiashan both in the north of the Guangdong province, neither of which are even recognised as locations on most travel websites. I Read more about Backpacking at Penis Rock, Danxiashan Mountains, Guangdong Province, China[…]