Category Archives: Travel Logs

Life is Grand in #Chengdu (1): #Facebook Friendship and Fabulous #Food

‘Big sis, over here,’ I scanned the crowds at the Arrivals Hall at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, trying to locate the caller. I knew that it was meant for me, but I wasn’t sure which face to link with that voice. … Continue reading

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#Shenzhen University (2): Fabulous Art, Enchanting Campus, Wonderful Food & Delightful Students – 2015深圳大学访问记

Today I continue to report on the fantastic times I shared with my wonderful hosts in Shenzhen. Yes, three days few by in a blink of an eye, but memories were made and would stay with me forever, or for … Continue reading

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#Shenzhen (1): a Modern Chinese City of Contrasting Experiences

I admit. I have been to Shenzhen before, three times. And I did not like it. The first time I travelled to Shenzhen was in the summer of 1999, when I was passing through, from Chongqing to Hong Kong. I … Continue reading

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Fast and Slow – a Tale of Two Tapas Restaurants (#Tenerife 2)

by John Kirk During our two weeks on the Spanish island of Tenerife we had the pleasure to eat at two very different tapas bars. Both great in their own way, and highly rated on the all-important TripAdvisor website, they … Continue reading

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