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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

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A little too Long in Hong Kong!

A few years ago I popped over to Hong Kong for three days on a visa run, it was the height of summer, Club 7-11 was in full effect, the streets were bustling with people enjoying the warm nights – we had a lot to do and not a lot of time to do it… Continue reading A little too Long in Hong Kong!