Category: China

Hiking the Great Wall of China, Minus the Crowds

There’s an image that’s been floating around on the internet – an image that evokes both fear and dread into any traveller… It’s this one. Thousands upon thousands of Chinese locals and tourists, descending on the Great Wall of China. Overcrowded tourist sights are the nightmare of any traveller. We all have our tips and tricks for trying to avoid… Read more →

First Impressions of China

If we were going to be totally honest with you, we didn’t know a LOT about China when we started planning our trip. It’s the most populated country in the world, with 1.35 billion people living here. There’s pandas. Sights like the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors. There’s a lot of wealth. Practically everything is made here… So, as you… Read more →

Eleven Months on the Road

I sit here writing this blog, still recovering from the whirlwind eleventh month we’ve had on the road. It’s a month that has certainly taken it’s toll on us physically, but what an incredible time we had in China! We’ve been fairly quiet and only posted intermittently whilst in China – partly because of the lack of signal and not… Read more →