Zaijian China

China Wrap Up

I’ve been to China many times in the past to visit family, so to me, it has never felt like a tourist location. For that reason, I didn’t really consider …

Spice-soaked skewers in Chengdu, China

Food in Chengdu

Chengdu is the relaxation capital of China, known for panda bears, tea houses, and – of course – a wide variety of (very spicy) food! My relatives in Chengdu took …

Namaste Nepal

Nepal Wrap Up

Coming into Nepal from India, I was ready for a mental break from being on guard all the time about sanitation and safety. Because Nepal has long been a popular …

Lessons from Nepal

Lessons from Nepal

1. ¬†You’re not always going to be efficient It’s not possible to be completely efficient when traveling, especially when you leave room for flexibility. Coming to Nepal, I initially booked …