With less than a week to go until my month VPan package expires, the previously reliable Express VPN appears to […]
Day 52: From Hong Kong to Guilin
I walked quarter of a mile to find an open Metro entry point, as the two closest to my hostel […]
Around the world in 80 cakes #5 Hong Kong
After the last few days of posting about what I’ve seen of the Hong Kong protest movement, today was spent […]
Day 50: Why didn’t you go to Thailand instead of Hong Kong?
The reporter who translated the chants for me at the protest asked me this question. She wasn’t impressed with my […]
Day 49: Background to the Protests
I thought I would be writing about a day spent visiting Big Buddha and a stroll along the Path of […]
Day 48: Real life stories in Hong Kong
I’ve spent the day on two very personal-story driven walking tours of Hong Kong island and around Kowloon. The tours, […]
Day 47: Train to Hong Kong… “Don’t get arrested,” said my friends
I had a different title planned for this post but on updating friends and family that I have just arrived […]
Living on the Edge: Digital Exclusion and Invisible People
Since arriving in China and discovering that credit cards aren’t accepted I’ve been thinking a great deal about technology. Technology […]
Day 46: Do you need to do what’s on your checklist… or just enjoy a relaxing day?
According to my planning notes, there were several places in Hangzhou that I could have gone to see today. When […]
Day 45 (Part 2): Was Marco Polo right?
In my earlier post today, I wrote that I was visiting Hangzhou because of something Marco Polo had written in […]