Travelling in Beijing (A City Guide for 2020)

Travelling in Beijing (A City Guide for 2020)

Travelling in Beijing – An Introduction   Travelling in Beijing? Read on and discover all you need to know about this fascinating city! Beijing is the capital city of the People’s Republic of China. Formerly known as Peking, it is one of the most...
DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ TOUR) The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a heavily fortified buffer zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. The 4km wide DMZ stretches 250km (160miles) across the Korean peninsula and was created in 1953 during the armistice after the...
Best VPN for China (A Guide for 2020)

Best VPN for China (A Guide for 2020)

Best VPN for China Having lived in China for five years, I have needed a VPN to keep in contact with people via social media, read the news back home and do research for this blog. I have used many different VPNs over the years and have finally settled on one which...
Geography Trivia Questions – Test Your Knowledge

Geography Trivia Questions – Test Your Knowledge

If you are bored at home, then why not test your travel knowledge with these fun geography trivia questions. How well do you know famous landmarks, world capitals, flags and country outlines? Play the game and find out! Do you know your York from New York, your Wales...
Aralsk, Kazakhstan & the Death of a Town

Aralsk, Kazakhstan & the Death of a Town

Aralsk (Aral), Kazakhstan Aralsk, or Aral as it is also known, is a small town in western Kazakhstan. It was a once-thriving fishing port that is now a dusty, desert outpost miles from the shrunken Aral Sea. The town is in a sad state with the only thing lapping at...
Shymbulak Mountain Resort, Kazakhstan

Shymbulak Mountain Resort, Kazakhstan

When people think of Central Asia, Kazakhstan and the Silk Road, skiing isn’t usually the first thing that springs to mind. However, Almaty in southern Kazakhstan is home to Shymbulak Mountain Resort; one of the only two places you can hit the slopes in Central Asia....