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    Apr
    12
    2015

    The train and metro system is easy to navigate. There is some really beautiful scenery, especially the Great Wall. You can get cheap electronics, but only if you know what youre doing. We didnt....


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     12-04-15

     China, travel, Chengdu, Shanghai, Beijing

    Categories: China, Travel

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    Apr
    11
    2015

    Shanghai is big, shiny and modern and its very easy to eat Western food. Its almost TOO easy to eat Western food. Impossible, you might think. But what if I told you Shanghai has a Tesco and a Marks and Spencer?...


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     11-04-15

     China, travel, Shanghai

    Categories: China, Shanghai, Travel

    Toast

    Communal toast making areas are an etiquette nightmare. One fine morning in Beijing really took the biscuit. Breakfast buffet had 2 toasters. I put my bread in and waited alongside....


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     09-04-15

     Beijing, China, toast, food

    Categories: Beijing, China, food

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    Apr
    9
    2015

    Chengdu is the place to go for pandas in China, according to Google (and hopefully Bing, otherwise no one in China will know). We booked three nights there with our only aim being to go to the panda sanctuary...


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     09-04-15

     pandas, China, travel

    Categories: China, Chengdu, Travel

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    Apr
    6
    2015

    Beijing isnt a particularly pretty city but it has character. Initially I was rather overwhelmed with its bad points and oppressive smog. After four days it grew on me a bit and the really good stuff left me with a more positive view....


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     06-04-15

     Beijing, Great Wall, China, travel

    Categories: Beijing, China, Travel

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    Mar
    25
    2015

    At Christmas I made a snap judgement to quit my job and go travelling around Asia and Australia for the year, funding myself as I went working as a web designer (Dan conveniently already works from home)...


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     25-03-15

     China travel, jetlag, Beijing

    Categories: China, Travel, Beijing

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