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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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Figuring out where to stay in Beijing on a budget is a tough job. Not only is the city huge with tons of different areas, but accommodation in Beijing is absurdly expensive. Like blows everywhere else on the Mainland out of the water expensive.

I asked the question “why?” so many times when searching for hotels in Beijing that I sounded like a broken record. Not surprisingly, my computer offere...

Known as the rooftop of the world, Tibet is a region of breathtaking beauty. Home to both the tallest mountain and the highest and largest plateau in the world (spanning 2.5 million square kilometers) Tibet is an adventure lover’s paradise.

Stunning mountain peaks, lush grasslands, yaks, horses, and dizzying altitudes are just a few of Tibet’s defining features. Not to mention the ornate Buddhi...

In 2014, as a soon to be married couple, we (well, mostly Justin) planned the adventure honeymoon of a lifetime, 2 weeks exploring the mountains and ancient ruins of Peru. Over those two weeks we spent 5 days trekking to Machu Picchu, 1 day horseback riding around the Sacred Valley, and 3 days whitewater rafting on the Apurimac River.

And here’s what happened when we told people about our grand...

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