Pingyao: The Ancient City

Follow my blog with Bloglovin To begin with I have to apologise for how long its been. Work has been getting hectic as the summer draws ever closer and therefore the dreaded summer academy (heaven forbid children have a holiday). Before the intense six week summer course begins I decided to take a weekend away … Continue reading Pingyao: The Ancient City

Sunrise on the Great Wall

There is a plethora of attractions just a short and inexpensive distance from Beijing. Probably the most well known is the Great Wall, with many ways to get there its difficult to determine, which will be the easiest or the fastest. I personally have visited a number of ways from getting the bus to hiring … Continue reading Sunrise on the Great Wall

Escape the city: Summer Palace

Many people have asked me how to organise a trip out of the city, so here is how and it really is easy, I promise. We spent two days away, one to the Summer Palace and Botanical Gardens and the other to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. Both of the days we left … Continue reading Escape the city: Summer Palace