DRUMS IN ANCIENT BEIJING CHINA

All of a sudden, we were 14,500km away from Brisbane, Australia after leaving our beloved Overlanding truck “the Nest”, and we were in the middle of the ancient inner city of Beijing.  We had been on the road by now for six weeks. It was some days overwhelming what we were seeing and experiencing. OnContinue reading “DRUMS IN ANCIENT BEIJING CHINA”

AN IMPRESSIVE PALACE OR PRISON – FORBIDDEN CITY

After 24 hours on the train from Hong Kong, we were finally in Beijing, China. We came to Beijing to see two bucket list items both UNESCO World Heritage listed: The Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. We had six days in this city to wander, explore and discover. According to the LonelyContinue reading “AN IMPRESSIVE PALACE OR PRISON – FORBIDDEN CITY”

GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL TRAIN Z98: HONG KONG – BEIJING, CHINA

We really wanted to be able to travel overland as much as possible without catching a plane, but that is not possible from Australia or New Zealand. The only overland option is to catch a cruise boat from Sydney to Hong Kong. All cruise boats leave the Pacific by end of the season in MarchContinue reading “GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL TRAIN Z98: HONG KONG – BEIJING, CHINA”

INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN HONG KONG (PART TWO)

Let’s face it, we all know that Hong Kong is notoriously expensive, to stay. In 2019, it tied for first place with Singapore and Paris as the most expensive city in the world. … But just because the city can be expensive for residents and travellers alike, doesn’t mean you have to empty your wallet on a trip to Hong Kong.Continue reading “INCREDIBLE THINGS TO DO IN HONG KONG (PART TWO)”