The Venice of the East! June 4th 2012 This past week, I spent a couple of days in Suzhou. I plan on going to a different city every month up until October, when I go home. This month it’s Suzhou, next month Hangzhou, then Nanjing, and finally Beijing. Suzhou is only 40 minutes on the train from where I am now, and I believe it’s regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the whole of china. I had heard a number of different q ... read more
Asia » China » Jiangsu » Suzhou For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I'm from Dundee in Scotland and have recently finished working in China - teaching English. Absolutely loved the job to bits. The kids were so cute and always put a smile on my face when they came running into the school.
I lived in China for an entire year, and I managed to see quite a lot of the country while I was there.
I will be moving to Indonesia in the very near future, and I definitely plan on travelling around the world's largest archipelago as much as I can - so I will be continuing to blog my adventures and hope you all enjoy reading about them :) ... full info