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Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel

The Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel In the past ten years, its fair to say that travelling or “backpacking” to countries unknown has become a big aspiration for young people. More and more people are flocking from their home towns to explore the globe, and WHY NOT? We have such a beautiful planet resting at our feet. Why spend the majority of your life stuck in your local pub when you could be drinking with absolute strangers you met 10 minutes ago that are in the

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The Magic of Suzhuo

The Magic of Suzhuo Of all the destinations in China that I paid a visit to; in fact, of all the destinations in Asia, Suzhuo was near the top of the list. This small city, considered the “backyard of Shanghai”, has been rightfully dubbed the “Venice of the East”. With the town’s beautiful little canals, combined with colourful twinkling lights, rustic barge boats and ancient architecture, you can certainly understand why. Pretty in the daytime and stunning during the evening, it will forever live on in my mind

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The Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors When I sit back and think about the wide array of cultural experiences that took place during my time in China, visiting the Terracotta Warriors Museum was a pivotal moment in the forming of my overall opinion on what the country had to offer. Lovers of ancient history and architecture would find these mass discoveries to be mesmerizing, but it comes at a price. As it is with any tourist destination in China, the crowds of people can truly restrict the capability to explore, or

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Xian and the Dumpling Banquet

Xian and the Dumpling Banquet “Go to Beijing to discover a 1000-year-old China. Go to Xian to discover a 3000-year-old China.” Xian, considered one of the longest stretching roots of China’s history, was without a doubt one of my favourite stops on my journey through the spine of China. A bustling city no doubt, but the kind of bustle that you can watch as it flows around you, painting a characteristic city with the colours of life. The majority of my locations visited in the worlds most populated

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The Exposure Triangle: Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

The Exposure Triangle: Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Hello and welcome to another tutorial from my photography blog, teaching you the basics and essentials that will help you to develop your skills and become a master photographer! In this blog post, we will be covering the core theory that will apply to every photo that you have ever taken and will take in the future; How your photos are exposed. By mastering and understanding this basic theory, your shooting will not only drastically improve, but you will

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The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China Having spent two wonderful days exploring the grand city of Beijing, the next expedition on my “G Adventures” tour of China led me to probably the most well-known historical landmark in Asian culture. The third day of my elusive adventure was spent exploring one the original seven wonders of the world; the Great Wall of China. Our day started particularly early. We left behind the consistent rush of Beijing via private shuttle buses, to the outskirts of the city and to more rural

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Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel

The Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel In the past ten years, its fair to say that travelling or “backpacking” to countries unknown has become a big aspiration for young people. More and more people are flocking from their home towns to explore the globe, and WHY NOT? We have such a beautiful planet resting at our feet. Why spend the majority of your life stuck in your local pub when you could be

Read More »

The Magic of Suzhuo

The Magic of Suzhuo Of all the destinations in China that I paid a visit to; in fact, of all the destinations in Asia, Suzhuo was near the top of the list. This small city, considered the “backyard of Shanghai”, has been rightfully dubbed the “Venice of the East”. With the town’s beautiful little canals, combined with colourful twinkling lights, rustic barge boats and ancient architecture, you can certainly understand why. Pretty in the daytime

Read More »

The Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors When I sit back and think about the wide array of cultural experiences that took place during my time in China, visiting the Terracotta Warriors Museum was a pivotal moment in the forming of my overall opinion on what the country had to offer. Lovers of ancient history and architecture would find these mass discoveries to be mesmerizing, but it comes at a price. As it is with any tourist destination in

Read More »

Xian and the Dumpling Banquet

Xian and the Dumpling Banquet “Go to Beijing to discover a 1000-year-old China. Go to Xian to discover a 3000-year-old China.” Xian, considered one of the longest stretching roots of China’s history, was without a doubt one of my favourite stops on my journey through the spine of China. A bustling city no doubt, but the kind of bustle that you can watch as it flows around you, painting a characteristic city with the colours

Read More »
exposure triangle jacob everitt photography

The Exposure Triangle: Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

The Exposure Triangle: Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Hello and welcome to another tutorial from my photography blog, teaching you the basics and essentials that will help you to develop your skills and become a master photographer! In this blog post, we will be covering the core theory that will apply to every photo that you have ever taken and will take in the future; How your photos are exposed. By mastering and understanding

Read More »

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China Having spent two wonderful days exploring the grand city of Beijing, the next expedition on my “G Adventures” tour of China led me to probably the most well-known historical landmark in Asian culture. The third day of my elusive adventure was spent exploring one the original seven wonders of the world; the Great Wall of China. Our day started particularly early. We left behind the consistent rush of Beijing via

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Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel

The Top 10 Essentials for Long Term Travel In the past ten years, its fair to say that travelling or “backpacking” to countries unknown has become a big aspiration for young people. More and more people are flocking from their

Read More »

The Magic of Suzhuo

The Magic of Suzhuo Of all the destinations in China that I paid a visit to; in fact, of all the destinations in Asia, Suzhuo was near the top of the list. This small city, considered the “backyard of Shanghai”,

Read More »

The Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors When I sit back and think about the wide array of cultural experiences that took place during my time in China, visiting the Terracotta Warriors Museum was a pivotal moment in the forming of my overall opinion

Read More »

Xian and the Dumpling Banquet

Xian and the Dumpling Banquet “Go to Beijing to discover a 1000-year-old China. Go to Xian to discover a 3000-year-old China.” Xian, considered one of the longest stretching roots of China’s history, was without a doubt one of my favourite

Read More »

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China Having spent two wonderful days exploring the grand city of Beijing, the next expedition on my “G Adventures” tour of China led me to probably the most well-known historical landmark in Asian culture. The third

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