Monthly Archive: January, 2015

How to hike the “Dragon’s Back” in Hong Kong

The Dragons Back hike is one of the most popular in Hong Kong. It’s easy to get to, not too far or too tough and, above all, promises heart pumping views of the… Continue reading

The tragic cost of tourism on the Li river, China

Rafting on the Li river takes you past some spectacular and famed scenery, but the area is bursting with hundreds of tourists, all chugging along happily on their brightly coloured boats. The “bamboo” raft is… Continue reading

Holiday Girl is on Bloglovin!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Just a quick post to say that Holiday Girl can now (hopefully) be found and followed on Bloglovin! Check back in a few days for the last post… Continue reading

Longsheng, China: the Dragon’s Back rice terraces

It is a long and arduous journey to reach the Longsheng rice terraces from Guilin. The first bus stops at the entrance to the scenic area and we bundle into smaller mini buses… Continue reading

Timelapse: Sunset over Yangshuo, China

The scenery around the Li river between Guilin and Yangshuo is famous for its outstanding beauty. The river wends its twisted way through flat valleys, moulded into its sinuous shape by the impenetrable… Continue reading

Bamboo rafting on the Yulong River, China

When we arrive at the dusty parking lot, full of motorbikes and scattered with wizened old ladies selling sunhats, its hard to imagine this as the starting point of a calm and relaxing journey. Other… Continue reading