I’m Heading To China With Mandarin Journeys! #BucketListChina

Mandarin Journeys #BucketListChinaWhen I first found out that I was heading to China in April… I cried. I mean, I cried hard. Visiting Asia has been an absolute dream of mine since I was a child. And if I’m being honest with you, I didn’t think it was going to happen in this lifetime.

Well it’s happening all thanks to Mandarin Journeys. They’ve invited 5 bloggers on a trip of a lifetime!

I don’t want to spoil all the fun. But here’s a sneak peek at what I’ll be doing while in Shanghai:

  1. Vintage sidecar motorcycle tour around Shanghai
  2. Viewing platform at the SWFC
  3. Local food tour
  4. Home styled cooking class
  5. Shanghai Acrobats
  6. Yu Gardens
  7. Tai Chi or Kung Fu in a park
  8. Jade Buddha Temple

Can you stand it?! I am BEYOND thrilled at the THOUGHT of experiencing this must culture. Imagine being able to say that I did Tai Chi while in CHINA! My gym class will never feel the same! LOL

Mandarin Journeys #BucketListChina

We will also be visiting Tai Hu and Hangzhou as well. I’m just starting to begin to PROCESS this all but as I let it all soak in just KNOW that I will document every single step I take. I am already thinking about how I want to up my game in the camera department. Might head out today to see what I can do. ūüôā

I’ve been told that we will have WiFi throughout which means that I will be sharing¬†photos during my week away. There are a few ways you can follow along on this adventure.

Mandarin Journeys #BucketListChina

How To Follow Along Online:



  • Follow¬†my accounts: @VeraSweeney and @dyingtotry
  • Follow Mandarin Journeys: Coming SOON!
  • Follow the trip hashtag: #BucketListChina

Once I return from the trip, I will write more detailed posts. HOWEVER, if you want to follow along LIVE – please do!

I leave on April 19th! AHHHHHH


* photos provided by Mandarin Journeys

** Mandarin Journeys invited me to travel with them to China and are providing accommodations. All opinions are my own.

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