On my second day in Guilin, I joined a tour out to the rice fields, thinking that I really must […]
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Tech Battles in Guilin: The Great Firewall of China
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 […]
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 […]
Day 45: Etiquette on the buses in Hangzhou
Another early start for me today, well, early in comparison with what I’ve quick become accustomed to through travelling. As […]
Day 44: The Ambassador of Suzhou
I came here to see a few gardens. I didn’t realise how much I would stumble across as I was […]
Day 43: It’s my birthday
I was on the move again, after afternoon tea to mark my birthday in Shanghai a day early… just because […]
Around the world in 80 cakes #4 Shanghai
Observant readers will note that I did not partake of afternoon tea in Beijing. As it was the National Holiday, […]
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