Clementine and Nicolas spent a year travelling, most overland, from Japan all the way back to France. Their travel was motivated by deep cultural, architectural and culinary curiosity and a wish to experience maximum alterity. This was a catalyst to leave their home country's routine behind to settle in Shanghai after their journey. There, they are reinventing themselves and trying to change behaviours around them with their minimalistic, light-touch approach to living. Read on to discover these 'intelligent tourists" and why they feel absolutely in their element in China.