China, you’re up next.

Travelling, without a doubt, is my biggest passion. Nothing gets me as excited, worked up, emotional and simply acting like a child at Christmas, than the mere thought of travelling.

Travel, darling

Travel, darling

At this stage my last trip over the oceans took place more than three years ago, and that simply breaks my heart. Yes, yes…first world problems and all that, but I can proudly say that I work really hard to travel and count every cent with great care.

What’s next?

So as you’ve probably guessed by now I was guided towards China and Thailand after seeing an incredible special online.

But upon investigating I started realising that China has always been on my dream list, specifically Hong Kong and Beijing. At this stage I’m not too swept away with Thailand, but China has already stolen my heart (which was last seen drinking Jagermeister in Brooklyn).

It’s about time that I start a new romance. New York has been lovely, but I need to move on, and I think China is just the place.

It’s important to point out that at this stage I already have an incredible Google Drive Excel document with hundreds of links from each area that I would like to visit. I suppose that is what brought on the sudden need to start blogging again. I have to share some of the cool shit and amazing “finds”, and hopefully even get some travel advice.

So seeing that my trip is only planned for April 2014 I’ve decided to take these posts slow and ease back into things (seems fitting for a new romance).

First off…798 Art Zone, BEIJING!

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I can’t put into words how excited I get when researching this area. It seems like exactly the type of gem that I would want to discover while travelling, as I sure as hell will be inspired by this place.

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You obviously can’t blame me for being thrilled about going to this spot of amazingness (FYI if I used the word “amazeballs” this is where I would use it).

If ANYONE out there has been here and would like to share their experience, please comment below. I’m a sucker for advice when travelling and appreciate real life experiences much more than hearing from a tour guide. No offence tour guide dudes.

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More info on 798 here.

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You have a nice day now…

Sure, it’s been a while since my last post (and by a while I mean ages and ages and I’ve moved three times), but who’s got time to keep track of time lately?

This year I’ve been really inspired to travel and have spent countless hours planning, in more detail than most people plan their wedding, my dream trip for 2014.

A drawing by Yuri, from NYC.

A drawing by Yuri, from NYC.

However, before I share my travel dreams, I wanted to share this great illustration that I bought in NYC almost three years ago. It’s by an artist named Yuri. I actually bought two, one for me and one for my sister. We both still have them and I think they are just great.

Lovely, isn’t it?