Category Archives: China

Travelling China

Many travelers that I meet in South East Asia believe that travelling in China is difficult. This seems to be for two main reasons; firstly, the visa can seem difficult to obtain and secondly, the language barrier. The Visa So, … Continue reading

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I have been in China since 1st June and this time I decided not to download a VPN, which means I have to work within the boundaries of the “Great Firewall of China”. Actually this has been amazing. It has … Continue reading

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Navigating China

Turning up in China, I expected, as usual, to withdraw money from an ATM when I arrived. No such luck. I got off the train without a crucial word in Chinese – “Bank”. I kept trying to ask people in … Continue reading

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Yangshuo, China

At last! Internet that works as normal again! 🙂 Although I downloaded a VPN I was pretty much unable to use it after the first week in China, hence why I have not updated my blog before this moment. I … Continue reading

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A (little) Piece of China

I was glad to leave Beijing. The smog is infamous and with good reason. In the four days I was there I did not witness a clear day. On the train I even learnt from a friendly Chinese man the word and … Continue reading

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The Great Wall of China

It has to be China’s most famous historical feature and of course, I had to visit it. It did not disappoint, though it was my what I expected! I set off from my hostel in the smoggy Beijing at 7am … Continue reading

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