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Travel Report: The Jumeirah Hotel – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. If you’ve got some serious cash to splash in Nanjing and are having trouble getting rid of it all, why not consider a stay at The Jumeirah Hotel? Located in one of the stunning twin towers of Nanjing International Youth Culture Centre, there are 212 luxurious suites spread out between the 41stand 67th floors. […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park, China.

October 2018. It would be easy to come to Nanjing and miss the city’s quiet Olympic district altogether. It doesn’t show up on any must-see lists and there are no major historical sites. But as it happened Jaylin and I were staying in the Expo Center Hotel and had the entire Olympic zone right on […]

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Travel Report: Xiaoling Tomb of the Ming Dynasty – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. A number of Nanjing’s most historical sites can be found within the mountainous grounds of Zhongshan National Park. Having already conquered the three hundred and ninety two step glory of Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum, Jaylin and I set off on a half an hour walk through the park forest to check out another of […]

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Travel Report: Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. It’s funny how us westerners know all about Chairman Mao but it when comes to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen most folk have never even heard of him, let alone able to reel off a few facts from his hugely important contribution to Chinese history. Fondly tagged The Father Of The Nation, Sun Yat-Sen was China’s […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Massacre Memorial China, Part II.

Want to get the full story? Go right back to the beginning with my article: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week Part I October 2018. It felt a bit like coming up for air after a long period trapped underwater as I exited Nanjing Massacre Memorial’s museum interior into Peace […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Massacre Memorial China, Part I

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! October 2018. In the summer of 1937 China and Japan became embroiled in a military conflict that would eventually become known as The Second Sino-Japanese War. What had started out as local disputes soon turned very ugly […]

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Travel Report: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week Part II

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! Want to get the full context of this story? Start with: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week (Part I). October 2018. I’d been queuing for about an hour and a half by the time I […]

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Travel Report: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week Part I

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! October 2018. Introduced by the government back in 1949 to commemorate the founding of The People’s Republic of China, Golden Week is an annual national holiday that falls between the 1st and 7th of October. This is a holiday period like […]

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