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My flat in Beijing

Moved into my flat a couple of days ago, and it's taken a while to settle in and adjust. It's decent...

On 17 Jun 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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Tea eggs for breakfast

It was early morning and I was starving. My pronunciation of tea eggs in Chinese is terrible (Chayedan)...

On 15 Jun 2014 By Phil / 2 Comments
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I thought I made a friend

Today was going great until I decided to go and get some fruit from the shop and got stopped by 2 middle-aged...

On 14 Jun 2014 By Phil / 6 Comments
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Olympic stadium, too much duck and an unexpected caffeine high

I was so annoyed with myself last time that I didn't manage to see the Olympic Stadium, so yesterday...

On 14 Jun 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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Queues, dumplings and a bad stomach

As I arrive for a second time short of one year again in Beijing I got that same unbearable feeling,...

On 13 Jun 2014 By Phil / 1 Comment
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Summer 2014 update!

Ni Hao! It's that time of year again! Spring! Which means time to book my next adventure! This year,...

On 30 May 2014 By Phil / 2 Comments
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Nominated for The Liebster Award

I got nominated for The Liebster Award by Amy Frank, the blogger behind Amy Frank World Travel. It's...

On 27 Apr 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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5 things I wished I had packed

Ever thought you've packed everything you could possibly need and then when you actually got to your...

On 24 Apr 2014 By Phil / 4 Comments
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How to get from Yangshuo to Xingping

If you are in Yangshuo and have some spare time you HAVE to go to Xingping! Honestly! You will not regret...

On 09 Apr 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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How to plan a trip to China

I have received a number of comments from people asking me how on earth do I plan my trip to new a city...

On 07 Apr 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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5 things I could never travel without in Asia

There are certain things I just couldn't travel without. If I forgot to pack any of the things below...

On 06 Apr 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment
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New ticket checks for Chinese trains

People travelling in China are having their tickets checked with minute detail. The new policy demands...

On 20 Mar 2014 By Phil / 0 Comment