China: Pingyao’s Ancient Streets

China: Pingyao’s Ancient Streets

Our second stop on the trip... Pingyao! We arrived on a high speed train from Beijing West on Saturday evening. The train took about four hours and passed through some very interesting landscapes. Some unbelievably pretty, others filled with high rises, factories and pollution. Pingyao is an ancient city steeped in Ming and Ding dynasty [...]

China: The Great Wall

China: The Great Wall

On Wednesday morning we arrived in Beijing, the first stop on our travels, and yesterday we ventured to The Great Wall. The Great Wall of China runs east-to-west for 21,196 km across the north. It was primarily used as defence against invaders, but has also been used as border control for trade and immigration. Some of the wall [...]

Mersey Paradise

Mersey Paradise

This weekend was spent in one of my favourite places - Liverpool. It's where I went to Uni and will always hold a very special place in my heart. Here are some of the things that makes Liverpool so special to me... The People Scousers - friendly, hilarious and often found wearing pjs and rollers [...]