Tag Archives: Cities

Namaste Nepal

I’ve arrived in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal; a small country landlocked between the two giants that are China and India. It’s a congested city, with black smoke fogging the narrow streets oozing out of car exhausts. People sell coconuts by the roadside, goats sit on top of buses and cows roam around the few… Continue Reading…

Shanghai

After a five hour journey from Beijing on the bullet train which got up to a speed of 306km/hr, I have arrived in Shanghai. Did you know that Shanghai is nearly five times bigger than New York? This city is amazing, full of skyscrapers and plenty of things to see and do. Here’s my top tips:… Continue Reading…

Next Top Model

Am I actually in Mongolia or some fashion conscious street in New York? I have never felt so scruffy, next to tons of would be contestants for Mongolia’s next top model. A little black dress in a phone shop at lunchtime? why not. Now, where’s the nearest dress shop?    

It’s not all bad

Okay, so I may have given the impression that I don’t like China. Just because the Government officials send me the wrong way when I ask for directions, Facebook is blocked and everyone stares at me, doesn’t make it a bad place. There’s actually some great things about China: 1. Beijing Zoo – Where else can you see a panda… Continue Reading…