Tag: backpacking

Gyeongju

Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the birthplace of Korea as we know it today: Gyeongju. This is the home of the ancient capital, the roots from which Korea has grown into the blossoming flower which it is today. Though today its much fallen to obscurity. Not often will you hear about it on a typical…

By TravellingWelshman June 17, 2019 0

Daegu

As my time in China is starting to draw to a close, its the right time to start thinking contemplating my next step. Naturally the geography would dictate I should keep travelling as far East as I can, which would lead me to the highly anticipated nation of Japan. Lest we forget that between these…

By TravellingWelshman June 10, 2019 2

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