Monthly Archives: August 2013

El Nido and start of Nepal

Many times you hear people describe their tropical holidays as paradise but El Nido was truly the closest to paradise we have come.  Many beaches are to come on this trip but this place will be hard to top.  El … Continue reading

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Boracay, Philippines

Our trip started with a 3-hour delay to our midnight flight leaving Shanghai to Manila, which is the capital of the Philippines and one of the most congested cities in the world.  Because of this delay we missed our connecting … Continue reading

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Rewind…..Farewell China

After dotting our ‘I’s’ and crossing our ‘T’s’ in China, time flew by so we would like to rewind, recap and thank our friends for our final weeks.  The Chinese kindness and hospitality we received in our final days from … Continue reading

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Guilin Mountains

As we were teaching and talking to Chinese locals a place called Guilin kept being mentioned as the “best in China”.  With confirmation from some teacher friends that Guilin and more specifically the smaller villages of Yangshuo and Xingping were … Continue reading

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