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Itinerary: Hits and Misses of Two Days in Tianjin, China

As an expat in Beijing, I am slightly embarrassed to admit it took me so long to travel around China! Tianjin is only a 35-minute train ride from …

Asia Travel

Guide to Tianjin's Shi Family Courtyard (In Pictures)

The Shi Family was one of the richest and most powerful families in Tianjin, China in the 1800s. They settled in Yangliuqing, a suburb in western …

China

Itinerary: A Day Trip to Tianjin

Tianjin is a unique city in China because it’s huge and so close to Beijing, but you can visit it in about a day. I recommend two days (a weekend …

Asia Travel

Street Food Guide: Tianjin, China

Tianjin is a great place for street food! While it doesn’t have a street food scene reminiscent of Southeast Asian or Taiwanese night markets, it is …

Food & Dining

Review: Westin Tianjin

Long story short, I wanted to try a nice hotel in China, and the Westin Tianjin was just a good place for me. Ever since I got my Starwood Preferred …

Hotels

Guide to the Train Between Beijing and Tianjin

Trains make one of the most convenient and quick ways to travel anywhere, especially in China. The great thing about China is that, even though it’s …

China

Porcelain House: Tianjin's Gorgeous China Museum in Photos!

If you go to Tianjin, China, there are a few places that you just <i>have</i> to go! At the top of that list is the Porcelain House (瓷屋 cí wū). It’s also …

Houses

Tianjin's Yangliuqing New Year's Painting Studio

One of the most underrated places in Tianjin is the Yangliuqing New Year’s Painting Studio. Most people skip it because they don’t spend much time in …

Amazing

3 Best (Legit) Saigon Spas

Posted at h in Vietnam by The Travel Ninjas 0 Comments<p>Cheap massages abound in Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh city). It’s a real perk when traveling here, …

The Great Ocean Road, Australia- Day Trip

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most stunning and intoxicating drives you will do in your life, and definitely one of the most famous here in …

Australia

The Practical Guide to Cinque Terre in Italy: What You Need to Know

Cinque Terre, much like its “counterpart” in the south of Italy, the Amalfi Coast, is high up on many travelers’ bucket lists of places to visit. The …

Europe

10 New Zealand North Island Hidden Gems

<b>New Zealand Guide | North Island</b><br>Published: September 2017<p><b>When I landed in New Zealand, my friends told me the places to skip: Taranaki, Hamilton,</b> …

New Zealand

Sailing through the Parisian Canals on your own way

In summer, when the days are longer and the weather in Paris is nice, locals from East Paris crowd the city canals for waterside pétanque, drinks …

How to Plan the Cheapest Tibet Tour? - Love & Road

Table of Contents<p>Take Tibet Train<br>• Join a Small Group Tour to Save Money<br>• Visit Tibet in Winter Time<p>Flip<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>Share<p>WhatsApp<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p><i>Since</i> …

Ask an Expat: Living in Costa Rica

What is it like to move to Costa Rica? To start a new life in a foreign country?<p>In the Ask an Expat series I interview expats living all over the …

Central America

Bushfire Flame Grill Cairns: Australian Style BBQ

Everyone on the planet has tried Brazilian Churrasco by now right? If you haven’t, you are seriously missing out. There is something very appealing …

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

Air Travel

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400-mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Back in the 1940s, Nat King Cole was …

Off the beaten path in Isaan, Thailand

Long overlooked for Bangkok and Phuket, home of the Prasat Hin Phimai archaeological ruins and Khao Yai National Park, the Isaan Region is slowly …

Thailand

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Indonesia ASAP

Indonesia is a truly bucket list worthy destination: a land of towering mountains, unspoiled reefs, and amazing food. Here's why you should visit …

Indonesia

The Ultimate Portland Bucket List: Oregon, USA [+ Video!]

If you want a taste of hipster United States, there’s no better place to go than Portland, Oregon! It has the perfect mix of a college atmosphere and …

Oregon

Review of The Best of Portland, Portland Walking Tour

A Portland Walking Tour is one of the best ways to see a city! You can get a feel of what it’s like to live there, and can wander around or talk …

The Ultimate Guide to Portland's Washington Park

Washington Park is just about half the size of New York City’s Central Park, but it has a lot more to offer! Located in the southwest corner of the …

Review of The Seattle Boeing Factory Tour

One of the biggest attractions in Seattle is the Boeing Factory Tour. Manufacturer of the majority of airplanes around the world, Boeing is located …

A New Yorker's Inside Guide to New York City

I have called New York City my home for over seven and a half years, and while I may not have been born and bred here, I have certainly done a huge …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

5 World-Class Wine Tasting Destinations in California

California: the Golden State, my beloved home, and the producer of nearly 90% of American wine. In fact, if California were its own country, it would …

Napa Valley

Driving to the Top of Pikes Peak • Nomad by Trade

Driving Pikes Peak is one of those classic American experiences that everyone should try at least once. My dad went as a kid, and it’s always been on …

Colorado

The Bone Chapels of Portugal

Our 11-year-old daughter first bought the Bone Church of Portugal to my attention. I knew there was a Bone Chapel in the Czech Republic but not in …

Wonderful & Unique Museums in London

London has so many museums you can spend a lifetime visiting them all. In this post I selected some of the ones I think offer a more unique …

Gorges du Verdon - France - Complete Travel Guide

The Gorges du Verdon or the Grand Canyon du Verdon is one of the biggest canyons in Europe and for sure one of the most beautiful places in France. …