Crossing into Russia

From Beijing the train headed southeast and over to the coast before turning northward and heading up towards Harbin and then finally...

How not to spend 3 days in Beijing

We had two nights in Beijing in between visiting the Grottoes in Datong and getting onboard the Trans-Siberian express. We had another of...

A visit to the Yungan Grottoes

After a nice break in Shanghai, we woke up much earlier than we wanted to because of an early flight. I know we said we would do this...

Back to China - Hong Kong & Xiamen

We had a couple of days to determine if we wanted to either stay in Hanoi or head back to Hong Kong. Given that we were in Hanoi for a...