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How to spend your first visit in Hong Kong

How to spend your first visit in Hong Kong

What do you think of when you think of Hong Kong? Exotic smells? Busy streets? Bruce Lee? Skyscraper architecture? If you said yes to any of those, you’re right on the money, but also just brushing the surface with what the city has to offer. Hong Kong is without a doubt a city that is […]

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An Awesome Three-Week China Itinerary

Approximately the same size as the United States of America and claiming The World’s Largest Population, China is such an an immense, diverse, and fast-changing country that planning a visit there can be an incredibly daunting task – especially if you’re short on time. So I’ve put together this little three-week itinerary in order to […]

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How to see The Bund in Shanghai

Cina Giorno Otto - Shanghai The Bund

Shanghai’s iconic skyline has changed massively in the last 20 years, but its waterfront promenade, better known as The Bund, has become one of the must-visits any traveler visiting Shanghai, China, should stop by to see, even when shrouded in Shanghai’s perpetual haze. Here’s a little primer on what you can do when visiting The […]

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Brief Stop in Bejing on #UTC11: Great Wall

graffiti on great wall of china

  This time through China, I was in an even bigger rush than I was during my RTW trip back in 2009-10. Then, I managed to stay in Beijing, a city I surprisingly like, for almost a full week. This time, since we were in a bit of a rush to get to Saigon to […]

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Little Oddities in China on #UTC11

no occupying while stabling sign on china train

  One of the things that I love about China is the slightly off English that you see in signs and hear from people. “Clinglish” or “Changlish” or whatever one calls it (similar to Spanglish, which was supposedly an actually good Adam Sandler movie, though I’ll never know), China was one of the last stops […]

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9 Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

9 Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala

Ask me my favorite place in Guatemala. Go ahead; just ask. It’s Antigua! I spent a week in Antigua and […]


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