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Travel Report: What To Eat – Tongli Water Town, China.

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. So it turns out exploring Tongli Water Town’s canal streets can be hungry work! But be warned, many of the restaurants and cafes are overpriced tourist traps. There are some beautiful eateries to be found around […]

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Travel Report: Happy Farming Hall – Tongli Water Town, China.

December 2018. My day wandering around Tongli Water Town had been an eventful one that had literally teleported me back to the days of ancient China. Picturesque canals and cobbled streets? Yup! 600-year-old Ming Dynasty shopping lanes? Uh, huh! Wrinkled old Chinese folk sittin’ doin’ nothin’? You know it! Another key part of the Tongli […]

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Travel Report: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part II – Suzhou, China.

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my article: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part I Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. I really enjoyed my Christmas Day wanderings around Humble Administrator’s Garden. In all honesty this second […]

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Travel Report: Humble Administrator’s Garden Part I – Suzhou, China.

December 2018. It was Christmas Day (!) and I was back on the road in China once again to conquer another little corner of this gargantuan country! The beautiful city of Suzhou is famous for two things: It’s gorgeous network of ancient canal streets and for some of the country’s best-preserved, age-old gardens. Beautiful Chinese […]

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Travel Report: Pin Von Restaurant – Suzhou, China.

December 2018. It was Christmas Eve in Suzhou and late afternoon was starting to creep into early evening. I’d just finished my explorations of the city’s romantic Pingjiang Road canal street and my stomach was rumbling. There were a wealth of eating options around, but I already knew where I was heading. Located right on […]

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Travel Report: Pingjiang Road Part II – Suzhou, China.

Want to get the full perspective? Before reading this, why not dip into my article: Pingjiang Road Part I Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. It was quickly turning into a delightful afternoon wandering around Suzhou’s ancient canal street, Pingjiang Road. […]

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Travel Report: Pingjiang Road Part I – Suzhou, China.

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! December 2018. For all my complaints about life as a foreigner in China, I can’t grumble about the country’s super reliable travel infrastructure. 1: A thirty-minute DiDi from my apartment to Ruian Railway Station. 2: An on-time, […]

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