Tag Archives: China

China – Be Prepared!

Here we go, fully ramping up the blogging now.  I headed back into the depths of my drafts and found this post I wrote whilst I was in China, at the very start of my travels last August.  Not sure why I didn’t hit publish at the time but now it feels very apt to […]

Xi’an for food lovers

From Shanghai we embarked the 15 hour overnight train to Xi’an.  I had heard lots of stories from friends about their experiences on the overnight trains in China but from 7 years ago, I think its fair to say it has changed, or maybe I was more prepared. There are many reasons to join a small […]

24 hours in Shanghai

15 minutes into the BBC’s first episode of The Silk Road and I was researching trips to China with my favourite small tour operator – Intrepid.  I had always wanted to visit China but always thought I should give it a decent amount of time – it’s so big!  Suddenly feeling inspired but lack of […]