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[ 4 ] September 9, 2010

Left on a Dark Chinese Road at 3am

There’s nothing like the fear of getting on a bus in a foreign country, the fear of getting on the wrong bus, the fear if getting off at the wrong stop! It was this anxiety that plagued me as a boarded yet another Chinese overnight bus.

Hangzhou’s West Lake
[ 5 ] September 7, 2010

Hangzhou’s West Lake

Hangzhou is one of the most magnificent cities in China and it’s West Lake that is at the centre of it’s mystery, elegance and beauty.

Working Out Chinese Style
[ 2 ] August 25, 2010

Working Out Chinese Style

In all my time living in China I’ve often wondered how the Chinese stay so slim. And then I discovered the secret the communal, out door gym!

Yangshuo’s Puyi Town
[ 6 ] August 23, 2010

Yangshuo’s Puyi Town

Puyi Town in Yangshuo is a quintessential rural Chinese town. Life goes by simply and modestly as life does in a village not tailor made tailor made for the delicate tastes of tourists.

Exploring Yangshuo
[ 5 ] August 15, 2010

Exploring Yangshuo

There is so much to see and do around Yangshuo, it was impossible to fit it all in the short time I was there. I was however determined to take in its most breathtaking sites, get a good feel of the area and the life of its people.

In Awe of Ancient Athens
[ 3 ] August 1, 2010

In Awe of Ancient Athens

The ruins of Ancient Athens can only be described as amazing, colossal in size and epic in history.

China Scams Part 2: The Art Student
[ 13 ] July 27, 2010

China Scams Part 2: The Art Student

All around China but particularly around Tiananmen square in Beijing you will come across friendly art students inviting you to FREE art exhibitions held by their universities. But be wary, it’s not what it seems!

Photo Glimpse: Lost in the Forbidden City
[ 2 ] July 25, 2010

Photo Glimpse: Lost in the Forbidden City

For 500 years the Forbidden City in Beijing was the political and power centre of China. The largest palace complex in the world and indeed one of the most if not the most spectacular palaces in China.

Photo Glimpse: Details of Wat Phra Kaew
[ 3 ] July 20, 2010

Photo Glimpse: Details of Wat Phra Kaew

Out of all the beautiful temples I visited in Bangkok, Wat Phra Kaew was by far the most spectacular. This massive temple complex is an overwhelming combination of fine details and colours that took my breath away.

Lesson Learnt: Surviving Hot Weather
[ 2 ] July 15, 2010

Lesson Learnt: Surviving Hot Weather

Hot summers days, you wait all winter for it! But what can come with hot summers day is a nasty, easily preventable condition, heat stroke!