I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: being in China for Chinese New years (more aptly named Spring Festival) is a nightmare. It’s the largest human migration and more than a billion people travel to see their family. Of course they can’t all travel on one day, so
For the past 3 weeks it’s been winter holiday. Time for my yearly conundrum: what to do for spring festival?China during Spring Festival (aka Chinese New Years) is hell. Known as humans largest migration all 1.3 billion Chinese people take trains, planes and automobiles to get back home. All hotels
Hello everyone. It’s been a little more than a month since I was last here. I’m worn out, broke and have a cold, but I still have a wide smile on my face because of all the fun I’ve had this holiday. Shenzhen and Hong Kong I started in Shenzhen,
Year of the Snake, Bye Bye Dragon!
Happy year of the snake! Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year, the biggest and craziest holiday in China. I’m spending time in my best friends small village (pics to come) and I’m probably being driven crazy by non-stop fireworks but nothing can keep the smile off
Bags Packed, Tickets in Hand
It’s winter holiday so that means it’s time to go out and about and explore this huge adopted country of mine. So what’s the plan this year? Well, like always, to me winter means going south. So I’m going to start in Shenzhen to visit my best friend Color for