Beijing – months 7, 8, and 9

I’ve lost three days of my short, in comparison to the age of the universe, life to a cold-stroke-flu. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. It’s these mini-tragedies that remind me to value each day. Who am I kidding! I’m furious. I had things to do, people to see, and places to go!Continue reading “Beijing – months 7, 8, and 9”


I never start a holiday, even a backpacking one, with the intention of going hiking. Hiking is hard work and my dream holiday involves no work harder than sitting on a beach drinking fresh coconut water. However it would seem every time I travel I end up going hiking. When I travelled around South America I did four hikes.Continue reading “TRAVEL: TIGER LEAPING GORGE”