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Hi we're Cara and Justin, expats in China on a mission to travel the world on a budget, find off-the-beaten path destinations, and immerse ourselves in the local culture. We share stories, travel guides, tips and photographs from around the world to inspire and help you to create your own adventure, wherever in the world you may be.

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The country’s capital and one of the most iconic places to visit in China, Beijing is a must-see on a lot of tourist’s lists when coming to China. The general sentiment being “you can’t come to China without going to Beijing”.

Not being a city girl, I was a skeptic about Beijing for a long time. In fact, I avoided going there for the first 3 years of living in China, favoring more off the beate...

Let’s talk about food. Some of you know how I feel about Chinese food already, but for those who don’t, I’ll summarize. It’s awesome. In fact, I truly believe that China is one of the best countries in the world to explore if you’re a foodie.

Honestly, I’m not quite sure how I feel about using the word “foodie” but I’ve come to define myself as one in the sense that I love food, and I love tryi...

The summer holiday season is right around the corner. That means it’s time to give yourself a gear makeover, starting with your backpack. Whether you’re taking a weekend trip or traveling around the world, a good quality backpack is a must-have item in your gear arsenal to protect your belongings.

But your luggage doesn’t have to break the bank. With all the insanely expensive backpacks and lug...

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