Happy National Day China!

This is the first time in three years that I haven’t been in china to experience the National Holiday celebrations. 1st October is a national holiday across China and most people have a week off work.  In the week or so leading up to the 1st you will see workers hanging flags from lampposts, street... Continue Reading →


Did You Miss Me?

WOW!! How time flies, it has been nearly two months since my last post! And what a busy time it was been: visiting Tokyo, leaving China, moving home, job hunting, catching up with friends, annual trip to Ibiza and everything else in between. I am exhausted! I do plan on writing about the last two... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Here I Come!!

A week today I will go on my last trip in Asia, probably for some time as I will head back to England. I will go to Japan and spend the week in Tokyo, I would love to stay for longer but due to commitments at home I can only go a short trip. I... Continue Reading →

Macau: The Vegas of Asia

Another week gone, another trip taken. This time my school was closed for the formidable Gaokao which is the university entrance exam and all students wishing to attend university in China must sit the exams. This is serious busy, security is tight and police monitor the schools. Fortunately for me, my school is a test... Continue Reading →

30 Days Left in China!

1st June marks my last 30 days in China. My adventure in China started in February 2014. There have been both highs and lows since I arrived, but for the most part I have had an amazing time. I have mixed feelings about leaving China. I feel like the time is right to leave me... Continue Reading →

What’s In a Name?

What’s in a name? back in 2014 when I originally started this blog finding a name was easy “Adventure China.” Not particularly that creative or inspiring, but it did what it said on the tin! Fast forward three years and it doesn’t seem right to write under the same name, as my time here is... Continue Reading →

APRIL: Trip to Ningbo

Ningbo is only an hour away by fast train. It is a much smaller city than Hangzhou, so getting from the train station to our hotel was relatively quick. The city of Ningbo is famous for its port and to this day it is still one of the busiest ports in the world! Fact of... Continue Reading →

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