Matt founded Backpack In China in 2010 to help travelers make the best of their trips to China. Since that time he has been living and working in Florida, USA. Each summer he for vacations in China for several weeks.
Recent Posts by Matt
Chengdu's Music SceneA local musician's head tweaks sideways giving a painful facial expression as he completes a solo riff on the guitar. A drummer bobs his head in rhythm as he lays down a poisonous beat intoxicating bystanders into a musical groove. Locals drinking tsingdao.
XianAfter spending two days in Xian, I have to say that I was not that impressed. The old city itself dosent really exist anymore. Anything built within the old city wall is now modern.
Information On Trains In China -
Tips on booking trains in China -China has an amazing network of trains connecting almost all of its major cities. Train tickets are usually available to purchase several days in.
[caption id="attachment_267" align="alignnone" width="470" caption="Ancient City of Pingyao"][/caption] On Monday evening we departed Beijing via overnight train for Pingyao; the largest and best preserved old town in all of China. Pingyao is located in Shanxi province just.Read more
[caption id="attachment_250" align="alignnone" width="481" caption="Fly by Night Hostel - Dongcheng, Beijing"][/caption] I have been getting a lot of questions about how I often choose between hostels and I would like to make a post that covers two.Read more
[caption id="attachment_234" align="alignnone" width="481"] Me, Isaac，and Lacey eating ma la xiang guo[/caption] Beijing.....what a unique city. For better or worse, travelers agree you won't find another city in the world to compare. Summers are hot. Winters are.Read more
Living 7 weeks out of a backpack is a challenge.You won't ever look your best. You will become accustomed to wearing the same three t shirts. You will re-wear dirty clothes. You will run.
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