Yunnan Holiday in Shangri La China

The mountains of Yunnan are a world away from industrialised contemporary China. A Yunnan holiday offers a serene mountain getaway with classic spots like...

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Love in Lijiang

Lijiang’s cobblestone laneways, slanting rooflines and ancient canals are out of a Chinese fairytale. Add to this, Lijiang's Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and you...

Tiger Leaping Gorge hike | Yunnan Adventure

Along the Tea Horse Route, between Lijiang and Shangri-La in China (yes there is a real place called Shangri-La), is a place of immense...

Terracotta Warriors of Xian

There’s a fascinating Muslim community among the historical sights of the capital of China’s first emperor. The Tang Dynasty Emperor strides ceremoniously down the aisle...

The Yangtze River China

It has been almost 10 years since I cruised the Yangtze River. This was back in 2006, when the Three Gorges Dam project was...

Great Wall of China video

If you haven’t been to the Great Wall of China then it’s worth ticking off your bucket list. As bucket list items go, the...


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Things to do in Flores

A 400-kilometre-long island in Indonesia, which has recently become more accessible to travellers through new Garuda Indonesia Explore flights from Denpasar, Flores is the...