I finally left the hotel today. Not only was I checking out, I actually left the building to see some […]
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Day 131: Keeping cool in Melbourne
Melbourne is a city of fluctuating temperatures. The Men Behaving Badly had told me about days at 41°C followed by […]
Regenerating Rotorua: Masterplans and consultation
I threatened/promised (dependent on your viewpoint) to write this post after visiting Rotorua’s lakeside development. If you had a chance […]
Day 83: The Ballad of Ho Chi Minh and two invitations
The Man in Seat 61 must have been on a different train to the ones I’ve been riding on. Travelling […]
Day 63: Getting away from it all to Trang An
Time to leave Hanoi. When I arrived at the alleged boarding point for the bus today I was told the […]
Coughs, sneezes and mosquitoes: Are we serious about improving the public’s health?
The first thing I noticed when I got off the train in West Kowloon Station late at night was a […]
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 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 […]