Good friends, dead pigs and sewer-oil fried pancakes April 1st 2013 Perspectives change and so do people. One of the advantages of writing a blog like this is to re-evaluate my own perspectives of times long gone. When I was in China for the first time in the now distant 2011 I also had the chance to visit China's arguably most developed city - Shanghai. As far as I remember I was not necessarily stunned by the city by then and as far as I remember there were ... 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
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I have a PhD in tourism and I want to use this platform to share my experiences of traveling and living in different countries - but also to discuss concepts, issues and philosophical dilemmas that travelers face.
I guess I am a sort of existentialist. Addicted to travel, philosophy, philosophy of travel and travel philosophy. Yes, these are all the same things.
Spent lots of years living and traveling in Asia. If you like salsa-music, there is a big chance we wouldn't be friends.
I also like Italian and Vietnamese coffee. Most other types of coffee should b... full info