Trans Mongolian Railway

LESSONS LEARNED ON THE TRANS-MONGOLIAN

Stepping off the train in Moscow, we officially ended our journey on the Trans-Mongolian Railway, (although we'll have plenty more time on trains,...
China, Travel, Strange Food, What to eat in China, Chinese Food, Donghuamen, Donghuamen Night Market, Beijing

BEST OF CHINESE STREET FOOD

When I first arrived in China, I thought the food was going to be like this: Or like this: Apart from the Donghuamen night market in Beijing...
Tiananmen Square, Travel, Backpacking, The Great Wall of China, China, Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, Smog in Beijing, Travel Photography, Photography,

BEIJING PHOTO GALLERY

A short but eventful visit to Beijing that included stops at the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and a wonderful hike along the steep steps of the...
OneWorldOneYear.com

TRAVELING BY TRAIN IN CHINA

Traveling by train is a great way to see China and cover a lot of ground on a smaller budget. In our month in China we took six different trains with...
Xi'an, Xian, China, travel, backpacking, tourist, tour, terra cotta army, terra cotta warriors, history, dynasty, muslim quarter,

XI’AN PHOTO GALLERY

A stop in Xi'an, China, where we rode bikes around the ancient Xi'an City Wall, visited the Terra Cotta Army and ate so much good food in the Muslim...
Xi'an, Xian, China, travel, backpacking, tourist, tour, terra cotta army, terra cotta warriors, history, dynasty, muslim quarter,

I’M A TOURIST

The past week has been an all out, sight-seeing rampage. Day after day we were hopping buses, waiting in lines, buying steeply priced tickets and...
Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu, Leshan, China, Travel, Backpacking, Travel Photography, China

CHENGDU PHOTO GALLERY

  Photos from our visit to Chengdu which included a visit to the pandas, the Leshan Giant Buddha and some wonderful street food. Photos...
Chengdu Researh Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu, Visit Chengdu, China, tourism, travel, backpacking, traveling in China,

VISIT CHENGDU

We were impressed with Chengdu the moment we stepped off the train. It was by far the cleanest, friendliest and least chaotic city we'd visited since...
Nibble Fish, cormorant fishing, Driving in China, Yangshuo, China, Travel, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Rock Climbing in China, Moon Hill, Karst Peaks, Limestone, Guilin,
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CLIMBERS’ INN IN YANGSHUO

Initially we had booked different reservations for our stay in Yangshuo, but upon a recommendation from another backpacker we switched for a much...
Driving in China, Renting a scooter, Yangshuo, Xingping,

FIRST SCOOTER RIDE IN CHINA

No one drove in their lane in Yangshuo. In fact, they frequently drove on the wrong side of the road. At the roundabouts it was a strange harmony of...