Monthly Archives: February 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed Thailand. Virtually everything went to plan, and, often, our expectations were exceeded. After falling on our feet at the Golden Triangle, we caught the plane to Bangkok, and then hired a taxi to Cha-Am, ostensibly AU$70 and one hour south. However, the trip took nearly two and a half hours. The Holiday […]

It’s been a pretty good Chinese New Year holiday so far. The weather in Guangzhou was grey and wet on Sunday, so we caught a taxi to a new mall about 4km down towards town, to check out a new supermarket. Unlike every other mall in Guangzhou on a Sunday, there was hardly anyone there. […]

I don’t want to labour the point too much, but Helen and I cannot understand how anyone could not like living in Guangzhou. I’ve just spent a week in Hong Kong, and the average expat there loves it as much as Bali addicts love Bali, but I was looking forward to being back in a […]