A World Expo-dition August 13th 2010 There is a buzz around China at the moment. No, not that misfiring scooter that’s just gone past, but a more permanent buzz - Shanghai’s World Expo.
The World Expo is showcase for the World. Each country has a pavillion (the size of which being dictated by the size of it’s political ego), showing tit-bits that aim to represent and flaunt each country’s virtues. It’s only held every 5 ye ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai 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 had been intending on solely writing my own journal during my time outside the Shires, but I love reading other people's travel stories, so I thought I'd add my penny to proceedings. I've no expectations as to who will be interested enough to read it but I'm guessing my main audience will be procrastinating friends and family wondering where I've bogged-off to and who fancy reading something other than TFL's latest update on engineering works on the Bakerloo line...
For those who don't know I have a 9 month AIESEC internship in Beijing with a Chinese company and hop... full info