Category Archives: Asia

A Great Hostel Experience in Ulaan Baatar – Zaya Hostel

And in Mongolia I returned to the ol’ ‘hostel’ experience. Which I have to say, was pretty bally splendid! It’s been a long time since I can say I stayed in a place that was good in so many aspects as ‘Zaya Hostel’, in the Mongolian capital of Ulaan Baatar. Firstly I was met by a friendly driver at the

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Accommodation Review – Jade Garden Hotel, Beijing

Hi folks. Back with another review of a place I stayed, we’re now rolling out the ones from my latest adventure. In Beijing I prebooked through hotels dot com. I’ve finally got to the point where I get a free night and am actually pretty close to another so that’s very exciting. I rifled through so many hotels in Beijing

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In China. That Wall Thing. (great!)

When I went to China at the beginning of May this year, more specifically to Beijing, it was about 95% to catch the first leg of the Trans-Mongolian train journey. However, as I was going there, I decided that I wanted to get to two of China’s great historical landmarks, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. In

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Seven on Sunday – Things I’m Looking Forward To…

Later today I leave for six weeks away, visiting China, Mongolia, Russia, England, France and Japan. Here is my list of the top seven things I’m looking forward to. Not working But seriously, right? This is going to be so nice not getting up early for split shifts, away from the monotony of work. Not that I’m not fortunate to

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