Fast Facts:

WHAT WE DID: Spent one week in Beijing (at a guesthouse off Wangfujing Road, ~3km from The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square).   WHAT WE LIKED: Beijing’s metro was quite good – cheap, clean, easy to navigate, and the trains … Read More


Our journey to Beijing was a long, 35-hour train ride from Hanoi, spanning two nights. It started off rocky when the person arranging our tickets was late dropping them off, leaving a cluster of us frantic and wondering whether we’d … Read More