Author Archives: Josh Summers

About Josh Summers

Josh has lived, worked and studied in China since 2006. He currently lives in China’s beautiful region of Xinjiang where he continues to explore, study and write.

Kashgar's yellow-tiled Id Kah Mosque in Xinjiang, China

Backpacking through Kashgar and China’s Silk Road

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Author’s Note: Although we hope to give you a good overview of backpacking in Kashgar, Xinjiang in the article below, we also recommend the Kashgar City Guide for more in-depth coverage of what to do and where to stay here.  When …

China Train Ticket

5 Crucial Tips for Successful China Train Travel

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If you’re planning a trip out to China in 2015, chances are you’re considering taking a train. This is especially true if you hope to save money while journeying across China. Trains are by far the best way to see …

A view of Turpan's Emin Minaret in Xinjiang, China

Backpacking in Turpan, Xinjiang | Budget Guide

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Author’s Note: Although we hope to give you a good overview of backpacking in Turpan, Xinjiang in the article below, we also recommend the Turpan Travel Guide for more in-depth coverage of what to do and where to stay here.  …