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

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 you dreamed of China to be like before you ventured here, even in popular Yangshuo. Read more about Backpacking in China: Top 5 Things to Do in Yangshuo, Guangxi[…]

tandem cycling in China's Yangshuo

Tandem Cycling In Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China

Believe it or not, but until recently I had never done tandem cycling before! You might have read my adventures cycling in places like Montevideo, Soweto and Taiwan, but China was the place where my girlfriend and I first hopped on a tandem bicycle! We were backpacking in the Guangxi Province of China and staying Read more about Tandem Cycling In Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China[…]

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Bamboo Rafting on the YuLong River Near Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China

My recent China adventures continued as we veered south of the city of Guilin in China’s Guangxi Province. We based ourselves in the dreamy town of Yangshuo. A town itself which is pretty enough to keep your wandering eyes glaring in awe and your camera snapping away as you marvel at its enchantment. As you Read more about Bamboo Rafting on the YuLong River Near Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China[…]

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Top 5 Things to see and do in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China

You’ll hear a load of things about Guilin in China’s Guangxi Province and I was always fascinated to how much it is raved about, so I finally headed there. This was my 15th visit to China in fact and I clocked up my 10th province out of 29, but what was it all about? Rather than Read more about Top 5 Things to see and do in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Pan Fried Snails in Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China

Friday’s featured food today comes from Yangshuo in China’s Guangxi Province. Despite visiting France countless times I never once tried snails. Or l’escargots as they are known in France. So when I heard that Guilin and Yangshuo have their own speciality dish of pan fried snails I had to try them. If you have followed Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Pan Fried Snails in Yangshuo, Guangxi Province, China[…]