China: DIY tourism and independent travel…

Following on from our Guide to Train Travel in China we wanted share with you our insights into how to organise your own visits to some of China’s must see attractions, without having to fork out for an organised trip!

China Overland…why train travel is the only way to go!

Travelling by train in China really is a breeze – it’s cheap, efficient, straightforward and to top it all off, an adventure in its own right.

Xian and the Terracotta Warriors

As you know we got to Xian yesterday morning quite early – about half 8ish. We made our way from the station to the hostel by bus (only missed our