Category Archive: Travel

Holidays in Malaysia: Melaka

The other city we visited during our holidays in Malaysia was Melaka, known in English as Malacca. Melaka was an important port of trade in South East Asia and a colony of the… Continue reading

Holidays in Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur

We are back from our holidays in Malaysia! This has been a much-needed break and I had been dreaming about going on holidays for months. Part of it was because I was fed… Continue reading

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