If I could use one phrase to sum up Dhaka – Bangladesh’s crazy capital city – it would be ‘go with the flow’. Plans are all well and good, but […]
A picture is apparently worth a thousand words, so instead of writing a few thousand more words about my trip to Guangzhou here are some of my favourite pictures from the trip!
Of the many famous Cantonese foods, dim sum is quite possibly the most well-known around the world and, as a result, was very high on my to-eat list in Guangzhou. […]
Throughout my time in China the large majority of the beer I’ve put away has been Tsingtao or Snow, with the occasional Dalian Beer thrown in for good measure. Craft […]
A picture is apparently worth a thousand words, so instead of writing a few thousand more words about my trip to Seoul here are some of my favourite pictures from the trip!
In my last post I explained that my general feelings towards Seoul were just…meh. It was hard to put my finger on what exactly I wasn’t bowled over, but I […]
For some reason despite living in Tokyo for two years, I never took advantage of the cheap and short flights to Seoul, capital of South Korea. In fact, the closest […]
Thanks to Dalian’s proximity to Russia (in relative terms, anyway!) and its history which I won’t even claim to know anything about, there remains quite a lot of Soviet influence […]
For reasons unknown to me (and many), I’m fascinated by North Korea. I think it’s the secrecy; the fact that it’s so difficult to see and to understand, which makes […]
Well that didn’t take long, did it? I mentioned a while ago that one of the few things I actually knew about Dalian before taking my job here was that […]