Trip to the Chinese countryside

Just two hours south of Shanghai with the speed train is Wuyi county in Zhejiang Province. A beautiful part of China with mountains, tea plantations, small villages, all embedded in green nature. Very… Continue reading

A weekend in Beijing

A weekend goes quickly when you have a lot to see. In just two days we were able to visit the Forbidden City, The Great Wall at Mutianyu, the Summer Palace, the Hutongs… Continue reading

Laos

Vientiane is the capital of Laos. It has around 800.000 inhabitants, but it feels much less. Vientiane gives you a feeling of a small size town compared to other south east Asia capitals,… Continue reading

New Zealand

Spectacular! That is probably a word that is often used when describing the landscapes in New Zealand. We spent 2,5 weeks driving around this amazing country with lovely people, good food and as… Continue reading

Yellow Mountain

Huang shan, or Yellow Mountain in English, is one of China’s five big mountains. It is situated in Anhui province. Huang shan offers spectacular scenery. When the weather is good it is known… Continue reading

Sunrise at the Bund

At 5.30 am, the Bund in Shanghai is not empty. There are a few people jogging, some older men flying kites, people with cameras just waiting for the sun to rise. And when… Continue reading

Tea plantations

A bit south of Hangzhou is Meijiawu Tea Plantation, well known for its green tea. The scenery around Meijiawu is beautiful with green hills surrounding the village. The ancient village is 600 years… Continue reading

Taiwan

So close to China, yet so different! Taiwan is a fantastic island, filled with spectacular nature, lively city and friendly people. We spent one day walking around the old parts of Taipei, through… Continue reading

Wuzhen – an ancient water town

Around 1,5 hours drive south west from Shanghai is Wuzhen. It is a small traditional Chinese water town, and it is part of the old Hangzhou-Beijing Grand Canal. We picked Chinese New Year’s… Continue reading

Bali

Bali, a nice place to relax! We spent almost a week in Ubud which is located in the middle of Bali. Ubud is a small town filled with art galleries, restaurants, cafes. It… Continue reading