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Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 1 – Plus 5 Real-World Tips for the Prospective Traveller

In January of last year I was working as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry, and my partner was working as a PA in the nuclear energy sector.  We both handed in our resignations a few months earlier, booked a flight to Amsterdam and then onto Beijing; after that we were just going to… Continue reading Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 1 – Plus 5 Real-World Tips for the Prospective Traveller

asia · Beijing · China (PRC) · Travel

Back to Beijing! – A Few Ideas on Things to do and What to Eat in Beijing

It has been just over a month since me and my fiancee Becky quit our jobs to pursue our dreams of travelling.  As I write this I am currently sat in my dorm bed in Ayutthaya, Thailand trying to catch up on some writing.  It is 23:00 here and currently around 30°C night time temperature,… Continue reading Back to Beijing! – A Few Ideas on Things to do and What to Eat in Beijing