Travelling the Silk Road in China

Trade routes don’t come more evocatively named than the Silk Road. This ancient trade route linked Rome with China, and was the means by which these two great civilisations exchanged goods and ideas. Named for the silk that made its way fro...
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Trans Siberian Train Blog, My Crazy Experiences

Russian only grants 30 day visas, and considering the train itself takes about 7 solid days, it doesn’t give you a lot of time to do what you wanna do as you make your way along the journey. That combined with the fact that I got side-track...
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Going on a 3 Day Safari in Mongolia

Going on a 3 Day Safari in Mongolia Ahhh Mongolia… overlanding from China back to Ireland is epic enough but a pitstop in Mongolia makes it even sexier still. I’m writing this in Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia’s dodgy Capital...
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4 Awesome Modern Buildings to See in Beijing

With everyone (rightly) obsessing with the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall in Beijing, China’s Capital has been putting up some pretty funky modern buildings when nobody’s been watching! I’ve spent alm...
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