everything you need to know about train travel in china

everything you need to know about train travel in china

There are so many words that come to mind when thinking about travel in China. Intimidating, confusing, exciting. I spent about 2 and a half months in China this year, and I fell in love. China's a wild place. That being said, outside Beijing, Shanghai, and other big cities, it's hard to get around without [...]

A 2 Week Myanmar Itinerary

A 2 Week Myanmar Itinerary

Want to see the best of Myanmar but only have 2 weeks? It's totally possible! Follow my itinerary to see the highlights of this amazing country. Day 1: Land in Yangon and get yourself to Mandalay Flights are typically cheapest in and out of Yangon, so obviously, start there! You can take a flight or [...]

A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

Ahh Paris... The City of Lights and Love. I've been to Paris quite a few times now... and every time I've gone has been so special. Paris is like no other place. Paris is a place you should visit more than once. The first time to see all of the touristy must-sees, and the second [...]

An Australia East Coast Itinerary

An Australia East Coast Itinerary

Australia is GREAT. I remember going to Australia loads as a little kid and loving it! I even returned on my gap year (gap year posts are incredibly cringey... you can find my Australia ones here)! The East Coast is full of so many gems- you MUST have an East Coast Trip at some point [...]

A Harry Potter Scotland Tour

A Harry Potter Scotland Tour

Harry Potter fans, this post is for you! Scotland is the birthplace of the series, and the filming location for so many scenes of the films! Have a spare day or two? Rent a car and go on this tour! Start in Edinburgh! Edinburgh is where the Harry Potter series was born. Have coffee at The Elephant [...]

Must Visit Places in Tenerife

Must Visit Places in Tenerife

Tenerife is home to soooo many amazing places! Phil and I rented a car, so we were able to cover a LOT of ground. While places like Santa Cruz and Playa de las Américas were amazing for grabbing a bite to eat, we found some other gems that shouldn't be missed! Teide National Park   [...]

5 Weekend Trips from Kunming, China

5 Weekend Trips from Kunming, China

When I studied in Kunming, I wanted to take advantage of the location and see as much of Yunnan as I could! I've put together my top 5 weekend trips from Kunming, all accessible by train or bus. Have a free weekend and looking for somewhere to go? Give these places a visit! Dali 大理 [...]

A Hiking Day Trip From Edinburgh: The Pentlands Nine Mile Burn

A Hiking Day Trip From Edinburgh: The Pentlands Nine Mile Burn

Ever feel like you need to get out of the city and see some nature? I sure do! The past weekend, I was feeling a bit sluggish. Instead of taking a day to rest, I decided to get out and see some Scottish nature! Sometimes all you need is a little fresh air. I hiked [...]

5 Reasons to Travel to Mongolia ASAP

5 Reasons to Travel to Mongolia ASAP

The Landscapes Mongolia is one place that has some seriously beautiful, untouched sights. If you go out into the West, you probably won't even see another traveller on the most popular trail! People typically don't go to Mongolia for the cities- they go for the landscape, and I can confirm: they're entirely worth it. The [...]

A Different Side of Tenerife: Relaxing at Hotel La Quinta Roja

A Different Side of Tenerife: Relaxing at Hotel La Quinta Roja

Tenerife is so much more than a place to party and drink to your heart's content. If you're just going to Tenerife for Playa De Las Americas, you're selling yourself short. The nature (from deserts to jungle) and small towns are what make this island so special. My favourite? Garachico. After climbing El Teide, Phil [...]