Guide To: Chinese Trains

The train has been a consistently reliable form of travel both within and between many nations for centuries, and one that’s still actively used by travellers today. China is one of those nation that thinks so too, which a considerable rail system which is spread over the vast expanses of the country. If you were…

By TravellingWelshman May 22, 2019 0

Top 8 Highlights: Harbin

Harbin; nicknamed the “Ice City”, the capital of the Northern province of Heilongjiang is nestled in the region formally known as Manchuria. The city of Harbin has become a central hub of the North-East of China, and an area that has received vast influence from surrounding cultures and historic conquerors. Evidence of which can be…

By TravellingWelshman April 18, 2019 0

Xi’an

Xi’an is a city with immense history, stretching back to the birthplace of ancient Chinese civilisation. As well as being the former imperial capital for successions of emperors and dynasty’s, the city became the terminal end of the Silk Road, bringing with it influence from the Middle East. The city is also home to one…

By TravellingWelshman April 10, 2019 0

Chiang Mai – Part 2

We pick up our story from a 2 days of tattoo’s, bar girls, temples and tourist scams in the paradise which is Chiang Mai.   Day 3 I had nothing planned for this day, therefore the perfect opportunity to tick-off other highlights worth seeing. I found one enormous bucket list opportunity, reminded every time I…

By TravellingWelshman April 3, 2019 0

Chiang Mai – Part 1

During your travels, each destination fits in a unique category; would like to go again, never again, places suitable for a couple of days and places ticked off the list. However, the rarest of them all is finding the pinnacle of everything you’d ever want from a destination. Finding that perfect paradise that you could…

By TravellingWelshman March 27, 2019 0

Travel Plan: Jingpo Lake

This is undoubtedly one of the highlight attractions when it comes to the North-East of China. Although not having that much of an international reputation it is however revered by the locals as a widely recognised cultural attraction. Jingpo Lake and its surrounding natural attractions are even recognised as an important national and historic interest…

By TravellingWelshman March 20, 2019 0

Travel Guide: Harbin

Nicknamed the “Ice City”, the capital of the Northern-most province of Heilongjiang is the central-hub of the North-East of China. Nestled in the region formally known as Manchuria, the city has been the result of deep influence from the surrounding cultures which have seeped in for centuries, both welcome and unwelcome alike. Evidence of which…

By TravellingWelshman March 1, 2019 0

Coming Home for Christmas: Part 2

We pick up our story after passing through the incredibly stringent German border heading towards the Belgian capital; Brussels. (Part 1) Step 4: Brussels, Belgium -> Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Amsterdam would be my final destination within continental Europe. The Eurolinks bus dropped me off in the heart of Brussels at their headquarters where I’d…

By TravellingWelshman February 23, 2019 0