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Hiking the Dragon’s Backbone from Guilin

Guilin 桂林 is home to China’s most archetypal scenery, so much so, you feel like you have stepped into a Chinese landscape painting. We planned our visit here around two different places: Longsheng and Yangshuo. We had managed to side … Continue reading

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Basking in Beihai 

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Beihai 北海, is located at the southern end of Guangxi. It officially became an international tourist spot in 1982 i.e. the Chinese opened it up to foreign tourists, although you wouldn’t know it! Researching this place to decide where to … Continue reading

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Beijing – rules of engagement 

Most people travel to China on a tour, which obviously takes the hassle out of, but I love a challenge, particularly when it comes to itineraries, transport and sightseeing. Independent travel is our preference and even in China it is … Continue reading

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Memories of summer…

We arrived in Sydney the week preceding christmas with a list of things to be ticked off – mainly comprising of those things that we are unable to get or do on a daily basis in our new life…. sushi … Continue reading

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Arrival Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City

The first few hours in Ho Chi Minh City gave us the jitters especially with the kids in tow. Oliver’s road sense being non existent and the locals taking the attitude of step out in the traffic, act nochalant and … Continue reading

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