In China taking a photo is not as straight forward as just snapping away and if you don’t know what to look out for you just might find yourself being charged for that photo!
In sea side towns and cities throughout China, Hong Kong and Taiwan Tian Hou plays a vital role in the culture, believed to bring luck and prosperity to seafarers.
Could China be the next IT! beach destination? From north to south I search for a beach destination that could redeem China’s bad reputation for beaches.
The whole experience walking through a Chinese market is always entertaining and insightful. In just a small area, you get a cross section of the entire country, how the people think, act and live.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.