The End of China…. & Why I Won’t Go Back

Spending two months in China gave me good insight into the best types of travel for people and a realisation that I never plan on going back.

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The Hidden Side of China’s Great Wall

China is a sight-seers paradise, unique and world famous attractions are plentiful and a dream for most tourists. However, behind the postcard worthy photos of terracotta warriors and pristine blue lakes, are hundreds of other tourists and ticket counters and hostels filled with the same people doing the exact same route. Hardly the life of an intrepid traveller. For our second month in China we … Continue reading The Hidden Side of China’s Great Wall

Top 8 Things to Do: In Pokhara

If you were planning a ‘staycation’ in Nepal, you would likely be organising an itinerary for Pokhara. This lakeside town is number one for domestic Nepalese tourists and a firm favourite with international visitors. With picturesque landscapes and just the right amount of tourist infrastructure, it’s somewhere you can easily spend some time. For me, it was part of a relaxing transition from trekking before … Continue reading Top 8 Things to Do: In Pokhara

Approaching Nepal’s Wild West (Part 3 of 3)

A major part of Upper Mustang, Nepal is the journey there and back. We took a jeep up, passing people walking along the road who were trying and failing to shield themselves from the clouds of dust that covered them from each passing vehicle. Luckily for us, when we later walked down this same road ourselves, we were fortunate not to get as dusty, even … Continue reading Approaching Nepal’s Wild West (Part 3 of 3)