Showers in Shanghai

I knew immediately that Shanghai would be different from the places that we had visited in China so far. From our room at the Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, we had a beautiful view of Pudong, a district with its spectacular skyscrapers, and The Bund, a gorgeous waterfront promenade.…

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Why I want to go back to Zhangjiajie

When I first started planning our trip to China, and searched for places to visit, Zhangjiajie popped out immediately. Just minutes after reading and seeing pictures, I fell in love with this place, and knew I had to add it to our itinerary. When still planning the trip, it was the…

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One day in Xi’an

Even though there is so much to see in Xi’an, we only spent one day there.  We had planned all of the attractions that we’d like to see, and it worked really well. The flight from Beijing to Xi’an was short. We landed around noon, took a taxi straight to…

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Discovering Beijing

It was our first trip to China and we were excited to spend two weeks immersed in one of the world’s oldest civilizations, seeing some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth and visiting cosmopolitan areas, like Shanghai and Hong Kong. Our first stop was in Beijing (three days) and…

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How Passos and Passion was Born

  HI! I’M GRACIE. Traveling has always been my passion! On this very first post you will find out more about me and why I decided to start a travel blog. A DREAM I still remember the days in my teenage years when I used to flip through pages of…

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