Welcome to my tour of India, finally! North India, specifically. India is way too big for 1 trip. I previously posted about what to expect when traveling to India. I did highlight some negative stuff that you will inevitably come across in India, especially if you’re traveling like me, [Read more…]
India was challenging. India was frustrating. India was exhausting. India could be heartbreaking. India was very, very dirty. And it was all worth it. Travel in India comes with a learning curve. The longer I was there, the more I learned how to be a traveler in India. And if you go, you’ll be ahead of the game after reading about [Read more…]
Yes, I’m going to India! I’m really excited about it. There’s so much to see in India, I spent a lot of time figuring out where in India I was going to go. I’m going to share my [Read more…]
Shanghai and Beijing were the major destinations on my 2015 trip to China. Out of my 3 day trips, I was really impressed with Nanjing. Hangzhou has 2 must-sees: West Lake and Lingyin Temple. Tianjin isn’t the most exciting place (although getting a great Italian dinner in Italian Style Town is worth the 30-minute train ride from Beijing). In Nanjing, you get a bang for your yuan.
Must-Sees in Nanjing
Make no mistake. Beijing is not the cosmopolitan city that Shanghai is. (Unlike in Shanghai, I was often the only white person in sight on the subway in Beijing. I got stared at in Beijing at times. This never happened in Shanghai.) Regardless, imperial Beijing is where the history is. This is why the most spectacular sights I saw on my 2015 trip to China were for the most part in Beijing. [Read more…]