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Zhangjiajie – China’s Avatar Mountains
Nov 30

Zhangjiajie – China’s Avatar Mountains
By Vicky

Ever wonder where James Cameron got the inspiration for the scenery in his hit movie Avatar? We stayed at Zhangjiajie, hiking through the national park, for three days including 2 nights on top of the summit.

Wild Monkeys at Zhangjiajie
Nov 24

Wild Monkeys at Zhangjiajie
By Vicky

When we got to Zhangjiajie – the famed Chinese national park where James Cameron got the idea for the Pandora scenery from his hit movie Avatar, the last thing we expected to see were wild monkeys.

Battling Fog at Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie
Nov 20

Battling Fog at Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie
By Vicky

For three, long days we sat huddled by our computers, like barrels on fire, checking the weather, and waiting for that perfect, November day when the sun would shine brightly through the clouds, the temperature would rise above 50 degrees, and rain was not the entire day’s forecast.

China On A Dollar A Day
Nov 19

China On A Dollar A Day
By Dave

Budget travelers are often on the lookout for ways to get around cheaply. We scour the internet for articles like How to Backpack Through Europe On $50 a Day. And why stop at Europe? Why not Travel the World For Less Than $50 a Day. Heck, even Vicky and I often boast about our own frugality in our wrap up posts, such as Korea for $41 a day and Japan for $73 a day. If you do it right, the world can be pretty cheap, can’t it?

Yangshuo Cooking School Review
Nov 15

Yangshuo Cooking School Review
By Vicky

For my first ever cooking class I chose Yangshuo cooking school in Yangshuo China. I had no idea what to expect and was a little apprehensive to be honest. Would my cooking skills be up to par with everyone else’s? What if I couldn’t master…

Volunteering At An English School In Yangshuo
Nov 9

Volunteering At An English School In Yangshuo
By Dave

Now that we’re abroad, we’re trying to continue the trend of volunteering when we can fit it in to our schedule, and recently, we found a great opportunity to volunteer at an English school in Yangshuo, China.

Hiking Huangshan – China’s Yellow Mountain
Nov 6

Hiking Huangshan – China’s Yellow Mountain
By Vicky

From some of our earlier posts such as hiking in Hiroshima, trekking in Busan, and scaling the Great Wall you may be of the opinion that Dave and I are hardcore outdoors-men.

Or maybe not.

Hanging Out In Hangzhou – West Lake
Nov 2

Hanging Out In Hangzhou – West Lake
By Vicky

Making our way through Southern China and visiting one of the 7 ancient capitals of China – Hangzhou, with it’s magnificent West Lake. Here is our photo post.

Beijing, China – Where Every Bus Ride Comes With 5 Free Near-Accidents
Oct 28

Beijing, China – Where Every Bus Ride Comes With 5 Free Near-Accidents
By Dave

After 6 days in Beijing China, we’re coming out you with a few of Beijing’s Best! This place is packed with culture, some of which may shock you.

Great Fail At The Great Wall
Oct 26

Great Fail At The Great Wall
By Dave

On our last day in Beijing, Vicky and I scaled the Great Wall. It was a rough start but a smooth finish – read our journey.

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