Northern Asia

A massive area of land that is largely undiscovered by tourists, Northern Asia offers travellers countless opportunities for trekking, exploring history and tasting strange foods. In many parts of this vast land, nomads still wander from place to place, much like us digital nomads, but in a much simpler and more pure form.

North Asia Travel

7 seriously strange street foods in china

7 Seriously Strange Street Foods In China

We love eating at street-side vendors and have our favourite ones here in Yangzhou. However, those foods consist of delicious cold noodle dishes, soups, wraps and fruits — not insects! China is definitely one of the best countries for incredible cuisine in the world, but the weird food on this list may be a bit ...
Travelling to Central Asia: Pressures Of The Planning Process

Travelling to Central Asia: Pressures Of The Planning Process

We have 3 months left before our teaching English contract here in China is up and we’ve officially started planning for our next trip! It’s turning out to be quite the process. We knew that travelling to one of the least touristy regions on the planet would present some difficulties, but it has still surprised ...

Spring Has Sprung In China

Ah, spring time, one of the most beautiful times of the year. The flowers are in full bloom, the trees are blossoming, everything is green, the sun is poking its head out and everyone is coming out of winter hibernation! Spring here in China is lovely. Here are some of our recent spring photos from ...
Weekends With Bernie!

Weekends With Bernie!

Have you ever met a fabulous friend while on the road and then met up with them years later? We’ve gone to visit travel friends in England, but this time we were having someone come and see us!  We’ve been travelling around for 3 years and have yet to have any visitors…which is understandable while actually ...
10 Reasons Why Living Abroad Is Awesome!

10 Reasons Why Living in China Is Awesome!

When we set off from Canada to live abroad in China, we knew it would be awesome, but we didn’t know it would be this amazing! We’ve travelled around lots, but apart from staying somewhere for a month, we had never actually lived anywhere overseas. We were ready for a bit of a routine after ...
The Day We Got Paid To Be White In China

The Day We Got Paid To Be Foreign In China

Before we came to China, we had heard plenty of stories about “whiteys” getting hired by companies to pose as foreign employees but we never thought we would be involved in such a job. Turns out, these jobs are quite common in Yangzhou. We’ve been asked to be interviewed by two different TV stations (denied ...