What happened: July

I made a deal this month that I would get out more in between my busy schedule and do nice summery things in London. And when you say British summer what springs to mind? Wimbledon of course! Being a bit of a tennis nerd, it…

Five reasons to go to Xi’an, China

I’ll admit it. I’ll always be fairly biased when it comes to Xi’an. It was my former home and also my first home in China and it’s still by far my favourite city in the country. I hate it when people say that they’ve been…

Inside Beijing’s North Korean restaurant

When I lived in Beijing, there was one place that I knew I wanted to go but I wasn’t too sure if I had the guts. The North Korean restaurant. The first time, we got to the door and then decided maybe it wasn’t such…

A trip back to Wimbledon

First of all, let this be a warning to you. I am crazy about tennis. So, given that it’s currently Wimbledon, I decided to head down to the All England Lawn Tennis Club and see if I could get in. Last Monday I decided to…

June: Things that happened

I don’t know about you but given the events in London and Manchester over the past couple of months, the world has seemed incredibly dark. I think we’re all beginning to realise that it’s okay to feel sad when these things happen but it’s important…

Things I wish I knew when I graduated from university

Once the papers are in and the tests are done, university is over. You did it, you graduated! You’re awesome. The world is your oyster! Of course, just getting to this point was hard enough and so you’ve got many reasons to sit back and…

Why I love London

I’ve been asked why I love London so much and I only have one single answer. It’s the best city in the world. I’ve been visiting from as early as I can remember, i’ve seen the Queen whizz down the Mall, taken in the view…

How to travel by train in China

If there’s something you need to commend China for (and there are lots of things) it’s definitely their train network. The most impressive train system in the world connects big cities such as Beijing and Shanghai to pretty much anywhere you can think of. It’s…

My favourite ‘odd tourist’ experiences in London

I’ve lived in London on and off for around four and a half years now and although I like to think i’ve been to all of the tourist spots, I haven’t really. It’s always interesting to see what sites people visit when they come to…

How i’ve learnt to deal with my psoriasis especially when on …

I’ll admit many things. The fact that i’m broke. Literally broke. Freelance life bro. Freelance life. I’ll also admit that I have an unhealthy obsession with Asia. And that occasionally I eat my pasta with chopsticks just… because. But something I find it hard to…

Finding the world’s best beach in Wales

There’s a list online counting down the top 25 beaches in the world. I can’t say I thought during my weekend in Wales that i’d be able to tick one of the best in the world off the list, but I did. Yes that’s right,…