China

Chengdu

Bloggers: Fiona & Glenn

Feeding time at the zoo…well it is all day for these pandas actually. These fabulous creatures, sacred to the Chinese, spend up to 16 hours a day eating between 40 and 50KG of bamboo! The Giant Pandas, native to south central China, are found only in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. (more…)

Xi’an

Bloggers: Fiona& Glenn

Located in the Northwest of China, our next stop was the ancient capital of Xi’an (formerly Chang’an). An ancient walled city it is internationally known for the Terracotta Warriors. (more…)

The Great Wall

Blogger: Fiona & Glenn

When we decided to travel around China, The Great Wall was always going to make the itinerary. With construction taking over 13 centuries the iconic wall served both defense and transport purposes. Protecting China from the north, the fortified defense stretches from east to west along 9 sections. (more…)

Beijing

Bloggers: Fiona & Glenn

China: the country of 1.4 billion people. A country that had never made the bucket list but when the opportunity arose to go to a traditional wedding, I jumped at the opportunity. It’s better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times, or something like that! So with a rucksack and a jam packed itinerary we headed off for a three week adventure. (more…)