Category Archive: Travel

Iberian trip IV: Central Portugal

Let’s continue with the chronicle of our Spain & Portugal trip last October! This will be the last entry about the trip and you can check the previous posts here: Madrid, Toledo and… Continue reading

Iberian trip III: Central Portugal

After our Spanish wedding was over, we still had a week to travel around before coming back to China. We decided to go to Portugal, which is just 100 kilometres away from my… Continue reading

Iberian trip II: Toledo

I lived in Spain for over 20 years, but there are many places I never got to visit. One of them was Toledo, a small city in central Spain that was very important… Continue reading

Iberian trip I: Madrid

Because of our Spanish wedding, C.’s parents and 4 Taiwanese friends flew to Spain at the beginning of October and stayed there for 2 weeks. It’s very far, so if you go, you… Continue reading

Cáceres, my hometown

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m back in Spain organising our wedding. I’ve had a hectic couple of weeks as I still had to do all my usual work (hooray for… Continue reading

A temple in Changshu

Last Sunday we went to Changshu, a small city one hour north of Suzhou. Well, small for Chinese standards as it has a population of over one million. I had never heard much… Continue reading

Family visit V: Shanghai

The last stop in our China tour before going to Suzhou for the wedding was Shanghai. Our mini Shanghai adventure started in Duolun Cultural Street, which, to be honest, I had never heard… Continue reading

Family visit IV: Nanjing

After Beijing, Jinan and Qufu, our next stop was Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province. In Nanjing we experienced crazy weather: the first day was unbearably hot and humid, and the second day… Continue reading

Family visit III: Qufu

The third stop in our trip was the town of Qufu, also located in Shandong province and only 30 minutes away from Jinan by fast train. Qufu is famous for being the hometown… Continue reading

Family visit II: Jinan

The second stop in our trip was Jinan. My main objective when designing the route was avoiding domestic flights (because they are always late), so I chose places we could reach with the… Continue reading