Climbing Qingcheng Back Mountain (青城后山)

Mt Qingcheng is located in Sichuan province north west of Chengdu (成都), map link here. The name of the mountain literally translates to ‘Green City’ and it is easy to see why; the scenery is verdant and lush, dotted with clear streams. The quickest way to get out to the mountain is by train. The high speed train … More Climbing Qingcheng Back Mountain (青城后山)

Visiting Xi’an, there’s more than the Terracotta Warriors

After the Great Wall the Terracotta Warriors may be China’s most well known landmark. The rows of ancient soldiers bring a lot of tourists to Xi’An, however as a city it has so much more to offer. Xi’An was the capital city of China, before it moved to Beijing in around 905. It’s an ancient … More Visiting Xi’an, there’s more than the Terracotta Warriors

Camping at Ham Tin Wan, 鹹田灣(the best beach in Hong Kong)

Hong Kong main Island may be the most densely populated place on earth, but that doesn’t mean that all of Hong Kong has been urbanised. The New Territories, originally part of the Chinese mainland that is now under Hong Kong jurisdiction, is home to some truly amazing, largely untouched beaches. Just try to avoid visiting … More Camping at Ham Tin Wan, 鹹田灣(the best beach in Hong Kong)

Camping at White River near Dragon Cloud Mountain (白河近龙云山)

The White River (Báihé, 白河) grand canyon is a beautiful little spot that can easily be visited as an overnight camping trip (or a day trip is you’re in a rush). The path along the river itself is flat and even making this a good place to start if you are an inexperienced hiker. This post … More Camping at White River near Dragon Cloud Mountain (白河近龙云山)