Dandong – A Glimpse Inside North Korea From China

Visiting Dandong was both one of the best experiences I have had since I moved to China. Not only was I able to cross one of the long-term items from my bucket list, seeing the Great Wall of China, but I also stepped foot inside of the most isolated places in the world: North Korea.…

24 Hours In Beijing

I had planned to flee (yes, flee) for a few days to Beijing for a while, if not for anything but to escape the boredom of yet another weekend in Changchun. So I drafted a plan to visit China’s capital for a weekend, even if that meant taking 2 overnight trains in 3 nights.

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Changbaishan And Heaven Lake

I just couldn’t believe it. After almost a full day and a half of travelling by train, two police stations, and getting kicked out of two different hotels in two different cities, I had finally made it to Erdaobaihezhen. I was worried about the bad omen following me so far, and I certainly didn’t want…

The Best Sights In Quebec City

The most European city in all of North America and the only fortified city north of Mexico, Quebec City is a place that offers a wonderful experience regardless of the type of holiday you have in mind. A beautiful pedestrian-friendly old town, a beautiful national park (Montmorency Falls park) with the highest waterfall in the…

The Blue City of Jodhpur

If I had to choose my favorite city in India, I will right away say Jodhpur. This city has it all; from amazing food to welcoming people, to one amazing fort, markets and a city worth spending days exploring. There are just so many things to do in Jodhpur.