China

Yangshuo. No lycra required

What a great introduction to China. A couple of nights in beautiful Yangshuo. This was one of my favourite places in China. Here in Yangshuo we had the opportunity to experience a bit of China countryside by hiring bicycles and taking off for hours along rugged dirt roads. Dave was…

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10th – 12th October 2012 Now that we’ve moved on from toilet discussions we can start to get right into our life in China. While we waited for our overnight train at Shenzen station, Jing took us all to a Chinese fast food chain called “Kungfu”. We really should have…

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China. The Happy Room

9th October 2012 And so today we venture into China! Goodbye Hong Kong, we like you a lot. After packing up and checking out of the hotel we all piled into taxis and made our way to the train station for our overnight journey to Guilin. The Shenzen station gave…

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Hong Kong. Some more fabulousness.

8th October 2012 This was our second time in Hong Kong and we were really happy for the chance to explore more places this time. We had lots of lucky discoveries.   Food. My favourite topic. My work colleague Anna told me about Tim Ho Wan, a Michelin starred dumpling…

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Hong Kong….. here we are

I’ve always thought it best not to eat the meal offered on an overnight flight – just shut down and go straight to sleep. One day I might just take my own advice. I’m always interested in the food offerings and this time especially as we’d never flown with Singapore…

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3rd October 2012 So this is my first attempt to upload a blog using the iPad. I know I’ve left it a bit late to test if I can actually do this on the go, but that’s pretty typical of me I guess. This is our last night in a…

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Count down to China

30th September 2012  So here we are only 4 sleeps away from our grand adventure to the Orient.  We’ve been practicing our packing and had forgotten the challenge to “pack light”. On our recent overseas trips we committed to taking only a small “carry on” size wheeled suitcase to check…

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China looming

2 weeks to go. Dave & I will soon embark on a journey to Hong Kong and China.  We’re taking Dave’s dad Sam along with us to share what is sure to be an amazing adventure. We’ll make our way around Hong Kong for a few days before joining Intrepid…

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