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The Dragon’s Back Trail is undoubtedly one of the most scenic hikes in Hong Kong. It also happens to be one of the easiest hikes to complete and the most conveniently located to start and finish. Because of all of this awesomeness, the Dragon’s Back Trail has rightfully earned its top spot as the most popular hiking trail in Hong Kong.

Of course, with popularity comes people, so don’t expect to...

Beijing is famous as the home of the Great Wall of China. And while this isn’t actually true given the wall is over 3000 kilometers (2000 miles) long and stretches from the ocean in the East to the deserts of Jiayuguan in the West, Beijing is without a doubt the best place to visit China’s iconic Great Wall.

Just outside of Beijing the wall snakes its way over mountain ridge lines and through l...

After living in and traveling around China for 3 years, I thought I knew what to expect when it comes to budgeting for a trip. I’ve been to countless places all over the country, including other major cities, but let me tell you, Beijing is in a league of its own.

My first shock came when I was looking for hotels online. Usually, a decent Chinese hotel or private room in a hostel costs around C...

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