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Post Holiday Blues

So this week I have started work again. I miss my holiday and memories back in Asia and China. There’s something about immersing yourself in a completely foreign country and it’s culture. 297 more words


Beijing, China: Transit Tour

Finally… after 6 months of “no travel” I finally had the chance to wander again. I booked a flight to the Philippines with a 15-hour layover in Beijing through AirChina. 729 more words

Transit Tour

Beijing bites: the Great Wall

Spontaneous trips for Indian citizens are pretty much out of the question due to visa formalities, but that was pretty much what this trip was. Gotta love Malaysian Airlines promotions – we bought our tickets before even having a look to see whether Beijing was worth the trip. 655 more words



Second part of our spring break holiday was a couple of days in Beijing after a very comfortable night in a four berth softsleeper train from… 500 more words


Break in Beijing 4/3-4/6

This has been an incredible trip so far, and half of it is because of the packed past three days. I have done and seen so much over our three day “holiday” (China doesn’t understand “holidays”; we’ll probably have to make up school on Saturday) that I’m incredibly tired, and happy to be on a four hour train ride back to Weifang with nothing to do but sit and listen to music. 2,973 more words