Seeing old friends and Panda's in Chengdu (Day 44 - 46 by Chris) October 29th 2015 Thursday 29th October 2015
We had booked a flight with Air China from Xian to Chengdu which only cost £70 each and the flight would only take 1hr 20 mins versus a 24 hour train journey. We caught our shuttle bus which we'd located the previous evening and after a 1 hour journey arrived at the airport, checked in and sat down and waited to board the plane.
We were heading to Chengdu for 2 reason ... read more
Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Hello readers, we'll take this moment to introduce ourselves. We are Gemma, by day a fashion buyer and Chris a recruiter and live in London.
We've always loved the idea of packing up and flying off to explore the world but never quite found the right time or opportunity to do so. Luckily for Gemma the lovely ASOS were kind enough to give her an 8 month sabbatical to travel to all those places she's always wanted to see. Chris didn't take much convincing either, jumping at the chance to chuck in the daily commute, banish the suits to the back of the wardrobe and live out of a backpack for th... full info