Travelling has always been the escape that I crave the most when I’m facing rough edges along the way. But as a university student, I barely even have time to explore my own city much more to wander to another city. With the midterm week coming, I had an idea to go somewhere since I didn’t really have examinations. Though, I was quite reluctant because my last travel experience wasn’t really ideal. After my backpacking through Southern China in February,
Hong Kong is one of those cities you keep coming back to whether on purpose or a layover. And it’s not really hard to see why. Hong Kong is my favorite city simply because it’s extravagant, full of color, and definitely international. They speak two of the most spoken languages that are English and Mandarin Chinese.
Xi’an is located 855 miles, North of Shanghai, and is a 2.6 hours flight from Hangzhou. After finishing the midterm exams, a couple of friends and I decided to unwind to see the famous Terracotta Warriors and to experience the infamous death plank in one of the five sacred mountains in China, Mount Hua.