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Now that we’ve had time at home, taking a break from our break, and telling our stories to family and friends, I’ve had more time to reflect on the awesomeness of our life in 2013...

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We tend to focus on our great experiences on this site, but occasionally traveling can be scary or painful.  Or both. On our last day in Langmusi, China, I was out taking pictures of the...

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Bangkok can be an overwhelming city to visit for the first time, and choosing where to stay is always the first stress test to face.  After over seven visits to the bustling Thai capital, we’ve...

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After a week in exotic rural China, we were ready for a little familiarity. Xi’an, China, is a city of 14 million people, and a really interesting mix of western influence and traditional Chinese attributes....

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Read all our posts from China here: http://www.thisworldrocks.com/category/destinations/asia/china/...

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After two weeks of gray skies in Hong Kong and Chengdu, Alissa and I have ventured further north into China to get some fresh air and see what China used to be like before its...

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2014 is right around the corner, and travel addicts everywhere are beginning to plan out where they are going to explore in the new year.  When Alissa and I were 9 to 5’ers in the...

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Due to a few extra days in Langmusi and Xian, two Chinese destinations we enjoyed, we were left with only one night in Shanghai before our flight to London.  We’ve always considered ourselves “city people”,...

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After a week in China, if you had asked me to describe it in one word, I would have said: GRAY.  Ten days in Hong Kong (7 million people), Shenzen (10 million people), and Chengdu...

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Chengdu is our first real taste of Chinese culture (if, like most people, you don’t count Hong Kong), so we set off exploring some of the unique areas – People’s Park, bar street near Anshun Bridge,...

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