22 posts in category Trip Diary

Trip Diaries

Our Trip Diaries are not to be missed. We blog each day about our itinerary, alongside pictures, giving you the details of what we’ve done and how we found it. Including how much travel is involved and how easy or difficult the walking is.

China – Day One: Shanghai

Shanghai Travel Kids? We're on it, baby!  - Apr 8 2017 Cannot believe how lucky we have been with the weather today, given yesterday's weather (severe rain). Oh, and also tomorrow's weather ...

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China – Day Two: Child Friendly Shanghai Walking Tour

Our vision of a child friendly Shanghai walking tour after a rather drizzly day spent inside at the markets and museums was a little overwhelming. But what followed was in fact a spectacular evening ...

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China – Day Three: Temples With Kids?

Is It Mad To Tour Temples With Kids? Not at all. You couldn't hope to find a nation more tolerant of children. Unbelievably to Mr and Mrs GMT, they even adored our two! So first of all today, we ...

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China – Day Four: Karst Climbing Kids

Yangshuo, Xingping and the Karst Framed Li River - a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this area of China over fifty percent of days in all seasons are so misty, you see no view at all. And no, ...

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China – Night Four, Guilin: A Chinese City at Night with Kids

I tried to Google and research what a provincial Chinese city at night with kids was like. There were no really definitive answers. I'm therefore posting this in the hope that it helps someone who ...

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China – Day Five: Longji Kids – Rice Rice Baby

Wow, yippeee and wow again. Today, there was non-stop sunshine and it's time for Longji kids! He Feng Zhai First stop, He Feng Zhai - a small mountain village with mainly new buildings, wrapped ...

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China – Day Six: Chengdu, Part III China Itinerary with Kids.

Already! We're onto part III on our China itinerary with kids; Chengdu. And it’s a vast city of vast contrasts. What's That Thing?! We flew in at midday and had an English driver meet us at the ...

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China – Day Seven: Pandas in Chengdu and a Giant Buddha

Another glorious weather day (27C) and this morning, Pandas in Chengdu. Aka Panda heaven! NI-NI-TASTIC First and foremost, we spent time with Ni Ni, a six year old Panda who features in quite a ...

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China – Day Eight: Mt Emei with Kids

Mt Emei with kids today and another UNESCO site - we're honestly not on a mission! We'd originally thought we were going all the way to the summit. However, the summit was so misty this morning ...

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China – Day Nine: Dujiangyan Ancient Waterway Visit

Culture Sulk! We got brave today and split up, meeting back up at the airport. At the thought of the Dujiangyan ancient waterway visit (yet another UNESCO!), Miss GMT#2 had a meltdown. So Daddy ...

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