China – Pandas and Terracotta Warriors

Overview: To make the most of a 2 week visit to China it probably is best to use one of the tour operators, see the Daily Telegraph’s useful overview rather than going into detail here:  Our tour began in Beijing, covered Xian, Chendgu, Longsheng, Yangshuo, Guilin, Suzhou and ended in Shanghai.  See the UK government … More China – Pandas and Terracotta Warriors


Japan – independent travel to Kyoto, Matsumoto and Osaka by plane and train in 14 days Before you go: No visas are required for entry to Japan, and getting around by rail is easy and cheap using rail passes only available to foreign visitors, purchased before travel. Fees include seat reservations (important on busy trains … More Japan


2021 brings us the hardworking Chinese year of the ox. Kind of appropriate as the world continues to contend with the wrath of one of the deadliest pandemics in the form of Covid-19. My brother in law partly lives in Singapore luckily for him. When he last returned in September 2020 he was placed in … More Singapore