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Everything You Need to Know About Train Travel in China

Train travel in China is sooo underrated. It's so convenient to take short train journeys because they're faster than buses, and overnight trains are the best because you wake up where you need to be! That being said, train travel in China can be a little intimidating. That's where I step...

5 Weekend Trips from Kunming, China

Kunming is the perfect home base for weekend trips to other cities in Yunnan. There are so many places to see, each completely different from the last. Whilst I lived in Kunming, I took full advantage of the location to see as much of Yunnan as I could! Here are my top weekend trips.

A Review of My Time at Keats Chinese School

I was so pleasantly surprised with how much I LOVED my time in China, and honestly, most of it came down to the school I studied at. I felt my language skills come together quickly, I saw parts of Kunming I would have never otherwise explored, and I made life long friends. Here's my...

10 Photos That Will Make You Book a Flight to Yunnan

Yunnan is one of the most beautiful provinces in China. I absolutely fell in love with the people, the variety of culture, and the mountains. The nature of this province is breathtaking. Need more reason to go? Read this post.

How to Spend a Weekend in Dali, China

By now, you guys have probably guessed that my friends and I like to get away from our studies by going on weekend trips. This weekend, we checked out Dali, an ancient town north of Kunming. Dali is a great destination for a weekend away. It’s full of amazing restaurants...

Kunming’s Western Hills: Xi Shan

After a lovely weekend in Shangri La, we decided to spend the weekend in our home city- Kunming! Kunming is a wonderful, manageable-sized, charming city. There’s plenty in the city to check out (if you’d like a post on that, I can definitely do that), but we headed towards the mountains...