China train travel

Train travel is an integral part of the Chinese cultural fabric, having been the main method of transportation for the nation for many decades, dating back to the early days of the People’s Republic. Today, China’s high speed railway network is the longest and most used in the entire world,Read More →

Foreword: this is the best guide to Yangshuo travel and the most #instagrammable vantage points around it, that you will find on the internet. So, if you are trying to get some sick shots for Insta to impress your 120 followers, then read on. The Guilin/Yangshuo (桂林/阳朔) region of ChinaRead More →

If you are planning to come to China, even just for a short visit, you’ll definitely need to get yourself a VPN. Without it, you will not be able to function as a normal human being, because all the internet stuff you have always taken for granted will be totallyRead More →

Whether you are planning to move to China or to visit on holiday, you are probably wondering how much everything costs here. The truth is, it is often difficult to find accurate or realistic information online about things like cost of living. Even on comprehensive databases like Numbeo, sometimes peopleRead More →

Istanbul, oh my. What a stunning marvel of civilization. To be frank, I was rather skeptical about visiting Turkey in general, perhaps due to the extremely negative views of Turkey that we get from Western mainstream media — the regressive Islamic government led by Erdoğan, terrorist attacks on Turkish soil,Read More →

I have just spent 5 days in Lagos, the capital of Nigeria and the most populous metropolitan center on the African continent. I spent my time there going around with my local friends, and I’ve written up my thoughts and observations below – my guide to Lagos: Getting In LagosRead More →