. China has a free 72 hour transit visa for flight layovers in major Chinese cities. I had a 20 hour layover in Shanghai (Pudong Airport).
Known as the Tibetan Plateau or Rooftop of the World, Qinghai province was an unchartered beauty for western travelers … not now. I spent 9 days exploring it. Located next to Tibet, with unspoiled landscapes, prayer flags and roaming yaks,
Chinese Snack Taste Test Every country/culture has mysterious and “fear factor” foods that foreigners might have difficulty trusting . As a vegetarian, I often experience distrust more than I do an open and inviting look at food. Often, there’s no local to inform me about the cultural foods. Some foods appear off-putting and yet, it makes […]
Top 7 Attractions of Jilin | China’s Winter Wonderland (trailer) Jilin is China’s new winter wonderland and its known for three main things: Rime winters, hot springs and ski resorts! I’ve never thought of winter adventures in China before or planning a vacation around winter activities, but this was going to be my first! And an […]
Travel Tips for China . China is a large country and can feel like a cultural mystery to many travelers. With 1.6 billion people and over 5000 years of history, and a complex language, it can feel overwhelming. Often the travelers which know
10 Yuan Stores in China | $2 Souvenir Shopping It seems Asian countries have their own equivalent to a dollar store. But I was still surprised when I came upon 10 yuan stores in China.
Qinghai Travel Highlights: The Unchartered Beauty of Qinghai, China. . . As one of the largest regions of China, near the Tibetan border, Qinghai offers a mixture of Mongolian and Tibetan influences, monasteries and mosques, wonderful natural beauty, and a lot of yaks! For years, this unchartered beauty has been a well-kept secret of Chinese […]
Watch: MY NEXT BIG ADVENTURE & TRIP PLANNING MY FIRST TRIP TO CHINA, Qinghai *Note: Watch for the entertainment, read for the information . Today I want to do a special announcement. Firstly, I’ve been blown away by the response you’ve given to some of my India videos. Basically , my travel survival series. I’m […]
I’d like to dedicate my first guest post to all of you, who are budget planning that exotic trip to China and would love some insider tips on where to start. Agness Walewinder both, lives and teaches in China and will be your local budget travel insider, showing you what could be your next […]