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Yunnan - In Search of Internet Access....
Rating : (4.8 stars)

Pros: comfortable express trains, beautiful vies, alot of adventurous things to do, Kunming-clean & modern city
Cons: traffic and congestion of the city

Factoid of the day: China makes up 20% of the worlds population but smokes 30% of the cigarettes..... it seems most of those are smoked on... read more
Reverse Culture Shock in Hong Kong
Rating : (4.8 stars)

Pros: modern and english speaking city, easy transportation, easily accessible internet, a shopper's paradise
Cons: none

Travelling in Hong Kong and don't know the language? No Problem, everything's in English. Need a bus from the airport to... read more
Homeless in Beijing, Forbidden City & Great Wall
Rating : (4.8 stars)

Pros: nice place, huge beer bottles, fantastic Forbidden City, Great Wall-exciting and adventurous
Cons: heavy rainfal, communication problem

The journey on the train from Mongolia (30 hours) felt like a lifetime. Travelling through Mongolia there was just nothing for... read more
Landing on Planet China
Rating : (4.9 stars)

Pros: fascinating place, many things to do and see, friendly locals, great food!
Cons: none

We made it safe and sound to Kunming - it really was much easier than we expected to get here! Along with Keren and Effy we wer... read more
Shopping and Potato Heaven!
Rating : (4.9 stars)

Pros: beautiful scenery, place full of surprises, friendly locals, good food
Cons: none

We're now in Dali, a beautiful town set between towering cloud shrouded mountains and a large lake. It's very touristy but in a fun way... read more
Battling the National Week Crowds in Lijiang
Rating : (4.9 stars)

Pros: beautiful and picturesque, many places to visit
Cons: packed with locals (as it was Chinese National Day)

Chinese National Day is on October 1, and extends into a week of holidays and travelling for Chinese people. Lijiang in particular... read more
Shopping Already?!
Rating : (4.9 stars)

Pros: beautiful neon lights, lots of shopping to do
Cons: none

We arrived in Shanghai earlier than expected, and were through passport control and customs in less than half an hour. It was then... read more
Phlegm, Dumplings and Minor Celebrity Status
Rating : (4.9 stars)

Pros: spectacular sightseeing, place full of surprises, friendly locals
Cons: spitting, traffice

After a quick breather in the UK, we take on Beijing. And by and large I'd call it a draw. A massive place, the size of Belgium apparently,... read more
Christmas Lights in Hong Kong
Rating : (5 stars)

Pros: stunning views, fantastic place
Cons: expensive city

Attempting to be semi-organised we tried to book our hotel in Hong Kong while still in New Zealand. Much to our horror the travel... read more

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