On The Midnight Train to Guilin (May 2012)

After kicking it in Kunming for 3 days we moved on to Guilin. We took an overnight train from Kunming to Quilin which took about 17 hours. On this train the highest class was the “hard sleeper”. It was pretty posh with the beds already made and really comfy linens. There were 6 beds to […]

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Kunming, China (May 2012)

My first stop in China was the city of Kunming. It’s a proper city with skyscrapers, malls and lots of people, but it still managed to have some charm and lovely park spaces. The main attraction for tourists is probably the Stone Forest outside of Kunming, but I think the city itself has several things […]

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Hong Kong, Singapore and Bali

For my 39th birthday I spent two weeks in Asia exploring Hong Kong, Singapore and Bail. Each destination was unique in scenery, things to do, food and culture. Since this was a birthday trip I splurged a bit on hotels and restaurants but there are lots of budget to moderate options in these cities for […]

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