Tag Archives: Asia

A Taste of Bali

Me and my partner in crime Hema, have been friends for over a decade. We met at a volunteer music event during university and the rest was history. We partied it up in our twenties and always managed to make the most of whatever situation we’re in with plenty of laughter, inside jokes and banter. Whilst reminiscing, we sparked the

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Meet avid traveller – Katie McAlister

Katie has volunteered in an orphanage in Bolivia for seven months, volunteered at an underprivileged school in India for three months and is now living and working in Chiba (40km from Tokyo, Japan). There aren’t many things Katie won’t give a go. Katie is one of my longest and closest friends who has always inspired me with her courage, positivity

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Dali

We wrapped up our China chapter with a few weeks of jam packed travel with my family around the country. Being my family’s amateur translator, it definitely put my Mandarin to the test! It felt good to not be completely useless throughout the trip (especially after living here for 10 months. No excuses dude). We trained from city to city

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Anqing, China

It has been two months since arriving to Anqing in China – our new home for 10 months. Where do I begin? Anqing is a different world.. It’s definitely what you call ‘real China’ with little Western influence.. There are old men and women doing tai chi in the parks, playing Chinese checkers or cards outside shops with a cigarette

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