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One day in Ningbo

Roughly a year ago, I started taking Mandarin lessons. When I was teaching English in China, our contract required us to take weekly lessons. To cut a long story short, I missed learning the language and so found myself an online Skype tutor when I was back in Britain in late 2015. 617 more words


Tourism with Chinese Characteristics

Blitzkrieg tourism at its best. A whirlwind of selfie-sticks, tour guide flags and hyperactive old people. On a class trip to Zhejiang Province in the southeast of China organised by my Beijing university, I was to have the genuine experience of a Chinese tour. 912 more words


A Visual Diary of the Asia Pacific Canoe Polo Championships held in Ningbo, China

The perks of being a national athlete would be the small windows of opportunity I get to take a break from the rigor of school, and fly off to do something I really love. 726 more words

Canoe Polo

The 2-Hour Trip that Took Me the Whole Day (Conclusion)

In my previous post I was talking about how China Eastern Airlines sold me a flight where according to them an “aircraft” is a train. I was at Ningbo Railway Station swimming in the rivers of people of China. 1,682 more words

Tasmania to get first direct flight to China (but only for milk)

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

China’s path to food security is taking a big swing to the south. In fact, 5,300 miles down to Tasmania, the dairy-hungry nation’s newest source of fresh milk. 1,040 more words

Money Matters

One Month

Wow, it’s been so long since I’ve blogged – I feel like I really do need to blog more so I’ve decided to neglect my intentions to study tonight and do a blog post. 929 more words


Glass loos with a view open in China - BBC News

Whatever will the Chinese think of next?

China’s recent obsession with glass tourist attractions has gone round the U-bend with the opening of some see-through treetop… 389 more words

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