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Wednesday 7 December 2016 - Terracotta warriors, giant puppets & tall ships: Liverpool thinking big for 2018

The terracotta warriors of Xi’an (photo: the Guardian)

Liverpool is already building up to a year of spectacular events, exhibitions and anniversaries in 2018. That year will see the city mark the 10th anniversary of it being European Capital of Culture, the 20th anniversary of the… 1,000 more words



Nach der 12-stündigen Nachtfahrt kamen wir früh am nächsten morgen in Xi’an an, wo wir einen Couchsurfer gefunden hatten, der uns bei sich aufnahm. Dank seiner Beschreibung meisterten wir auch unsere erste Busfahrt, welche wegen der fehlenden Anzeige der Stationen um einiges komplizierter als die Fahrten mit der Subway war. 623 more words


On Leaving Beijing

The past 3 weeks have been travel heavy – with me moving from city to city every 3-4 days, it was difficult to muster the energy to post something on here. 569 more words



西安 (Xi’an)- Two weeks ago, Andrew and I visited the city of Xi’an which is located to the northwest of Shanghai. It’s one of the oldest cities in China and some of the most important dynasties held position here. 919 more words

Xi'an - Tombs and Holy Mountains

Xi’an is a city northwest of Shanghai, and is close to the world-famous Terracotta Army. This massive tomb for the first Qin Emperor houses over 8,000 terracotta soldiers, horses, cavalry, and chariots. 219 more words


One Day in Chicago - Let's Blitz This City

Chicago- The Windy City. To be honest, when I heard I was going to Chicago on a work trip in November, I wasn’t entirely exited at the notion. 787 more words

360 Chicago

Rain rain go away

The next leg of our journey took us to Xi’An, which as you may have gathered from the title of this post, was very rainy. This was a shame as we didn’t get to see as much of this old city as we would have liked, but we still had a great time and got to sample some traditional Chinese food with a local that was nothing like a Chinese Takeaway at home! 807 more words