Fujian Tour Part 2: Tian Luo Keng Tulou Cluster

After going inside our first Earthen Building of the Fujian Tour, our driver dropped us off for a few minutes to capture the small settlement of Tian Luo Keng. We had two stops in total for Tian Luo Keng, the first one was from below where we could gaze upwards at this mountainside settlement of Read more about Fujian Tour Part 2: Tian Luo Keng Tulou Cluster[…]

Fujian Tour Part 1 – Yuchang Earthen Building, Xiaban Village *

Our tour of traditional Fujian Earthen style buildings started properly at the Yuchang Earthen Building. Although we had already checked into our hostel for the night – a cosy wee room in Qing De Lou building in Taxia Village nearby. So this is the first part of the tour of Fujian. Bear with these posts Read more about Fujian Tour Part 1 – Yuchang Earthen Building, Xiaban Village *[…]

Chinese Trains: Shenzhen to Yongding Night Train (Guangdong to Fujian Province)

  The joys of night trains continues. I love them. This one was organised by my girlfriend Panny as we planned a weekend in China in March this year. We arrived in Shenzhen after crossing the border into China from Hong Kong and were booked on the 21.23 pm night train north east to Yongding Read more about Chinese Trains: Shenzhen to Yongding Night Train (Guangdong to Fujian Province)[…]

DMZ Tour Part 11: Heading Back To Seoul

After the busy day on the DMZ Tour where we crammed a lot in and totally enjoyed ourselves, it was time to hand in our badges at the JSA and board our bus back to Seoul where we were staying in Fully House Hostel in Hyewha. It was still daylight as we left the 4 Read more about DMZ Tour Part 11: Heading Back To Seoul[…]

Hong Kong To China Border: Sheung Shui, Lo Wu and Shenzhen

The three places that this report will be based on are Sheung Shui, Lo Wu and Shenzhen. All three of which are basically the border between Hong Kong and China. A busy border, and of course the closest border to where I live here in Hong Kong. I had never been to any of those Read more about Hong Kong To China Border: Sheung Shui, Lo Wu and Shenzhen[…]

DMZ Tour Part 8: Stepping Into North Korea at Panmunjom

On a cold afternoon with a clear sky ahead and a beating down sun, Panny Yu and I stepped nonchalantly across the border from South Korea into North Korea. Or, as it should be officially from the Republic of Korea into the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This border is one of the most dangerous Read more about DMZ Tour Part 8: Stepping Into North Korea at Panmunjom[…]

My Arrival into Hong Kong and Life in Lam Tin

I arrived in Lam Tin after a crazy night out in Australia as I said my goodbyes to the amazing time I had living in the land down under. It was emotional and sad to leave it all behind. But my life had taken me to Lam Tin, an Eastern suburb in the skyscraping metropolis Read more about My Arrival into Hong Kong and Life in Lam Tin[…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island

Ocean Park then. Written in English, spoken in English and known to the world in English. Yet this famous theme park lies on the south side of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong without a hint of Chinese writing in its title… It’s a theme park with an “ocean” feel to it plus that mix Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island[…]

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