International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning, Travel Photography

Skip Guilin, Go to Yangshuo and Longsheng Instead

After spending roughly a week in northeastern China in September and then roadtripping through northwestern China in October, I turned my sights south, specifically to the south central autonomous region of Guangxi and the southwestern province of Guizhou. For me, the largest draw for Guangxi was initially Guilin. I had long heard of the beauty of… Read More Skip Guilin, Go to Yangshuo and Longsheng Instead

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Northwestern China, and How to Do It

Most people only think of eastern seaboard cities such as Beijing and Shanghai when they think of China. But if you’ve been following my Instagram the past couple of months, you know that there’s much more to the Middle Kingdom. One of my favorite parts of my two-month stay in China this fall was a road… Read More 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Northwestern China, and How to Do It

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

The Best Hostels Around the World, Accordingly to Travel Bloggers

I adore hostels. While some believe they’re best saved for gap year and college students, I’m firmly in the camp of “hostels for all!” I have met amazing people of all ages in hostels, including those I’ve later visited in their hometowns. Some hostels do indeed fit the old-school image of being grungy and seedy,… Read More The Best Hostels Around the World, Accordingly to Travel Bloggers