September was another month of crazy highs and disappointing lows. We started off flying out from Shanghai to the capital of the Sichuan province, Chengdu. This was a pretty big turning point in how I viewed China; while I never hated the place like many people do, I also didn’t expect the locals to be […]
Joel and I recently spent three weeks traveling around China. One of our favorite spots on the trip was Chengdu; a mid-sized Chinese city that’s much more laidback than its coastal counterparts, such as Beijing and Shanghai. The delicious food and kind people made for an incredible three days.
Secrets Abroad is an ongoing series that explores the hidden sides of cultures from around the world. We’re currently researching and preparing for adventures in Hong Kong, but before we get there, I wanted to share a (mainland) China edition of Secrets Abroad. After three weeks of exploring all over the PRC, these are the […]
Autumn is finally rolling in, which means it’s time to wrap up the last official month of summer. You know how sometimes, life will just dribble by for a few weeks, with nothing worth noting occurring? Well, August was the complete opposite of that. There were plenty of great moments, as well as a handful […]