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Path of Philosophy

Mid-March I took a trip back to one of the first places I visited in Japan in 2010 – Kyoto. While it’s undoubtedly on the itinerary…

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Bangkok Day 2: Grand Palace & Wat Arun

If you’re looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday then Bangkok probably wouldn’t be your first choice. What with year-round heat and frenetic streets which require your…

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Bangkok Day 1: Canal Boats & Golden Mount

Everyone who knows I live in China is always surprised to learn that I’d never visited Southeast Asia – up until now I had always been…

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Wuzhen – Ancient Canal Town

My third port of call on my journey around Zhejian province was the ancient water town of Wuzhen. Located a little off the usual tourist trail…

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