In January-February 2016, I was about to have a six-week spring break from my study in Guangzhou. What would I do? The default and obvious plan for me was to stay in mainland China and travel, making use of my visa. But would I? I had my doubts and worries. Advertisements
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This is a journey I thought I’d never taken. Backpacking. Lack of detailed planning. Just bought the tickets in & out of the cities first; fill in the blanks later. But this is also not a regular year in my life.
In my transformation from a travel-averse to a travel-embracing man, Airbnb is one significant contributor. It provides great accommodation coupled with great local experience but with a steeply discounted price tag compared to hotels (better in providing accommodation than local experience) and homestays. Here are some personal tips and stories to help you make the… Read More Airbnb