Travel Stories

A travel blog for a long-term expat, backpacker, traveler, ESL teacher, and photographer. 


Every March/April, Wuyuan County, Jiangxi Province, China has blankets of rapeseed blossoms that bloom for only a period of 10 days. The vibrant lush fields are not only compliment the surrounding scenery, but also the picturesque traditional Chinese villages around the county. This part of China is exactly what you think of when you dream of Chinese history.

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Lake Inari lies north of the Arctic Circle in Finland and is among one of the best places in northern Europe to experience the natural wonder Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. People travel across the world to be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the dancing lights but unless you give yourself a long period of time in the north, then you can never guarantee a sighting.

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