China is perhaps one of the most fascinating countries we’ve ever been to. With fantastic food, friendly people, and a contrast of chaos and calm, we absolutely loved our 13 months spent living and traveling around China.

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Guilin, China: Visiting The Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces

We arrived in Guilin and checked in to our nice, big, clean room at The Backstreet Youth Hostel. Right away we started talking with the staff about organizing a ride out to the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces, a sight outside of Guilin that has made this area famous. Thus far no other tourists had signed ...

Yangshuo – We’re Finally In China!

Even though Hong Kong is technically part of China, we still hadn’t felt like we had been to the real China yet and were really looking forward to crossing the border.  We were on the super efficient metro line to take us from downtown Hong Kong to the border town of Schenzen.  Not a place ...