Zhujiajiao China

Zhujiajiao China

Zhu Jia Jiao, which is about an hour’s drive from Shanghai, was the last place we travelled to in July 2007. Zhu Jia Jiao was formed around 1700 years ago and is based around a large canal system. When we went there it was easily the hotest day I have

Terracotta Army Xi’an

Terracotta Army Xi’an

Here is my final post from Xi’an. We were there for a total of 5 days but we managed to check out quite a lot of Xi’an. We went to muslim street almost everyday, had a wander around the Drum Tower and visited a few

Great Mosque of Xi’an

Great Mosque of Xi’an

Great Mosque of Xi’an. Xi’an along with Shanghai were my two favourite cities in China. Shanghai in many parts is incredibly modern but Xi’an is by and large a very old looking city. When I travelled to China I really

Xi’an Muslim Street

Xi’an Muslim Street

Along with Shanghai I really loved Xi’an. The weather was fantastic, the city is beautiful, generally speaking the people are quite nice and the food was really good there (especially on Muslim Street). During our stay in Xi’an

Jiuzhaigou National Park China

Jiuzhaigou National Park China

Between the 8th and 10th July Liv and I travelled around Jiuzhaigou National Park and it was absolutely stunning. We have a few national parks here in the UK like the Cairngorms, Peak District, Lake District and so forth and while they’re pretty enough, when you’ve lived in that

Suzhou China

Suzhou China

Suzhou China was one of the least friendly places we went to in China. Quite simple. People were in places genuinely quite hostile but when i travelled to China in 2007 I really wanted to see some of the famous traditional Chinese gardens