Sleeper Train Adventures: Tea Picking in Meijiawu Village

It happened y’all. I found a place to pick tea. My last day in Hangzhou I woke up with positive thoughts, telling myself I just had to get outside and it will all work out. After breakfast I set out for Meijiawu Village, another area in Hangzhou famous for it’s tea fields. I wasn’t inContinue reading “Sleeper Train Adventures: Tea Picking in Meijiawu Village”

Sleeper Train Adventures: The Great Wall Off the Beaten Path Jiankou Section

We arrived in Beijing at 7 am, after twelve and a half hours on our sleeper train from Xi’an. We headed straight to Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City. But, I’m just going to skip right past our morning around there and get straight to the fun stuff. The Great Wall of China. Cue travelContinue reading “Sleeper Train Adventures: The Great Wall Off the Beaten Path Jiankou Section”

Sleeper Train Adventures:Day trip to Xi’an

Long distance trains are my favorite means of travel. I don’t have to drive, but I still have the freedom of making all the stops I want. Sleeper trains offer the same flexibility, with the added benefit of not having to pay for a place to sleep. Our train ride from Kunshan was ten andContinue reading “Sleeper Train Adventures:Day trip to Xi’an”

Six Month Check- In: China Travel Bucketlist

I can’t believe it’s been six months since I moved to Kunshan. The time has really flown by, soon it will be the end of the school year. I have had some really fun and exciting times as well as some lonely and difficult times. I have not had a meltdown yet and have notContinue reading “Six Month Check- In: China Travel Bucketlist”