Mention Haiphong (Hải Phòng in Vietnamese) to many people and they probably haven’t heard of it. In fact, if it … Continue reading Haiphong: Real Vietnam
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Victoria Peak on Hong Kong Island boasts the best views the former British colony has to offer. From the main … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Victoria Peak – Take the Bus!
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Having travelled to quite a few non-English speaking countries and cities, I perhaps naively thought getting by in Beijing with … Continue reading Beijing: the Art of Communication
Floating markets are a big attraction for many travellers to certain South East Asian countries, none more so than Thailand. … Continue reading Bangkok Floating Market