China's backpacker paradises

China’s backpacker paradises

China is vast and full of attractions, both natural and cultural, so it's hardly a surprise that backpackers are drawn to China like flies to honey. The sheer variety of places you can see and experiences you can have make this country a favorite haunt of backpackers and adventurers who are always on the lookout of excitement. But when it comes to backpacker magnets, beauty and fun are not enough, because prices are also an issue. For a backpacker, the cheaper a place the better, because it ... [ read more ]

A backpacker’s guide to China

A backpacker’s guide to China

China is home to about 20% of the world's population, and it is the third largest country in the world, so any backpacker with itchy feet will have their work cut out for them if they are planning on exploring this surprising country. China fits perfectly the tired travel cliche of 'country of contrasts', because it's so diverse and varied that you feel like visiting not one country but many at the same time. Exploring China as an independent traveler can become overwhelming, unlike when you... [ read more ]