Browsing Category : China

3 Week China Itinerary – Off The Beaten Path

April 30, 2016 By Annual Adventure China

Backpacking in China can be as intimidating as it is rewarding. The simple act of planning your travel to China can be enough to make you pull your hair out on its own! I certainly didn’t make it easy on myself by deciding to design my own tailor-made, off the beaten path journey to some of […]

Shuhe Ancient Town – China’s Hidden Village

March 28, 2016 By Annual Adventure Asia, China

Shuhe Ancient Town may get less attention than its big brother neighbor Lijiang, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in charm. Located just 2.5 miles from Lijiang and closer to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, it makes the perfect home base for the region. Shuhe Ancient Town’s Deep Roots Shuhe […]

Visiting The Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces

February 29, 2016 By Annual Adventure Asia, China

China is such a beautiful country with so much to offer. It has an incredibly diverse set of landscapes that range from tall mountains to beautiful, flowing rivers to just complete insanity. I would be hard pressed to pick a favorite place, but I have a very soft spot for my day trip to the […]

Surviving the HuaShan Plank Walk

January 19, 2016 By Annual Adventure Adventure, Asia, China, Destinations

The HuaShan Plank Walk is one of China’s most infamous sights, known to inspire fear into the hearts of acrophobic travelers. Here’s how to get there and experience the fun yourself! Getting There Xian makes a great base for the HuaShan Plank Walk as it is the largest major city near the mountain. As a bonus, […]