10 Best “Off the Beaten Path” Places to Visit in China

10 Best “Off the Beaten Path” Places to Visit in China

So you’re planning a trip to China, or you may already live here. We’ve all heard of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, but where else is there to go in China? China is much more than its biggest cities. China is s a huge country with different cultures, languages, foods and customs. From bustling cities to lush countrysides, I’ve […]

A Day in Lhasa

A Day in Lhasa

This post is a continuation of Black Market Train Tickets, where I chronicle my month-long trip through Qinghai, Tibet, Nepal, Hong Kong and Guangzhou! Back in Qinghai, Lumbum had emailed me telling us that we were visiting Lhasa during a special time: the Yogurt Festival! He didn’t tell us exactly what it was, but it sounded awesome. A […]

Black Market Train Tickets

Black Market Train Tickets

This post is a continuation of A Chianese Engalish is a best Engalish, where I detail my month-long trip this summer to Qinghai, Tibet, Nepal, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. The next morning I woke up sunburnt and exhausted. My stomach was also a bit upset and I felt a cold coming on, so after meeting […]