[China] Yunnan: Old Cities, Blue Lakes and Breathtaking Mountains

Yunnan (云南) is a part of China that lies close to the border with Vietnam and Cambodia, and is a region full of natural beauty. The Tibet Autonomous Region is also just next door, so do take the chance to visit. With a number of highly developed tourist spots, the Yunnan region is impressively organised for ease… Read More [China] Yunnan: Old Cities, Blue Lakes and Breathtaking Mountains

Japan: Local Experiences with Volunteer Guides

I recently discovered the best initiative EVER during my recent trip to Japan: Volunteer guides!! Also known as Goodwill Ambassadors, these are local guides who, out of a desire to meet people from around the world or practice their language skills, volunteer their time to bring travellers around. Equipped with a pass that grants Goodwill Ambassador free… Read More Japan: Local Experiences with Volunteer Guides

Weekend Markets in Hong Kong! Great shopping and atmosphere at craft markets

Broke in Hong Kong, but still itching to update your wardrobe? Looking for some handmade crafts to bring back as souvenirs? Or even just hungry for a bit of freshly baked cake? Weekend markets in Hong Kong are perfect to add onto your weekend itinerary, and I don’t mean weekend markets of the touristy sort such… Read More Weekend Markets in Hong Kong! Great shopping and atmosphere at craft markets