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Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor: Ultimate Travel & Trekking Guide

July 19, 2019

Afghanistan!? You’re crazy! That’s the typical response I got when I mentioned to people that I was planning on visiting Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. However, most people don’t realize that the Wakhan Corridor is a relatively stable and safe region of Afghanistan. It’s seriously an incredible place to visit if you’re up for a bit of …


Backpacking Mongolia: Ultimate Travel Guide & Itinerary

May 4, 2019

Mongolia is one of my favourite countries I’ve ever visited. Known as the “land of the blue sky”, Mongolia is home to an incredible nomadic culture and gorgeous natural beauty. I spent over three weeks backpacking around Mongolia, and can’t wait to get back soon. In this post, I’ll go over everything you need to …


Yading Nature Reserve Travel & Trekking Guide

March 31, 2019

Located in Western Sichuan, the Yading Nature Reserve contains three holy mountains, all of which are around 6000 meters tall. It’s one of the most beautiful places I visited while backpacking around China for two months. I visited Yading with the goal of trekking around Mt. Chenrezig, the tallest of the three holy mountains. If …


Places you need to stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway

March 7, 2019

Travelling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian is something I’d recommend every traveller add to their bucket list. In August 2017, I travelled by train from Beijing to Saint Petersburg over the course of 5 weeks. When planning my trip, I spent a ton of time trying to figure out where to stop along the way. …


Backpacking China: Ultimate 4-week itinerary

February 3, 2019

So, you’re planning on backpacking around China? Get ready for an incredible time. I spent over two months backpacking all over China, and have picked out my favorite places and crafted this China backpacking itinerary. Keep in mind that China is one of the most naturally and culturally diverse countries on Earth, so it’s impossible …

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