Shanghai Skyline

Our guide, Sean, took us for a river cruise to enjoy some of the iconic sights of Shanghai after sunset. The famous TV tower in the foreground stands 468 metres tall and was the tallest building in China until 2007. The tallest building now is the Shanghai Tower (centre building in photo) which is 632 metres and the tallest building in China. Perspective is everything as the blue TV tower is the third tallest building in this photo.

Welcome to our travel blog. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to say, "I'm out of here?" Well we did, and in 2013 we made it a reality. We sold or gave away all of our possessions other than what fit in our luggage and we set off on an endless adventure. Part of our goal is to share our experiences with others and hopefully provide some information, motivation, or just a moments escape. The general idea was to look for a place that would be ideal to settle down in. However in the meantime it is about experiencing life in different countries amongst different cultures and learning how to understand and appreciate each other. A large part of our time is spent housesitting which provides an excellent opportunity to experience more of the "normal" neighbourhoods as opposed to the tourist locales. Though we make sure to enjoy those as well. So through plenty of photographs and a running commentary come and share with us our life on the road.

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