Category Archive: Travel

Travelling on a Chinese passport

Being a Spanish citizen and possessing an European passport has a lot of advantages I wasn’t really fully aware of until I started dating C. I was used to travelling freely almost everywhere,… Continue reading

Photo Booth

This is something I have seen in Asia, but not in Spain. In Spain you can find the regular photo booths, where you can have your passport photos taken. But the ones in… Continue reading

Far from the madding crowd: Wuyuan County

Travelling around China during a national holiday can be a total nightmare but I had to go somewhere for the 3-day long weekend of the May 1 holiday (May 1, 2 and 3;… Continue reading

My Hong Kong exile

In April 2013 I had to travel to Hong Kong and stay there for a week while my Chinese work visa was being issued. One of the most annoying things about visas in… Continue reading

The Hello Kitty plane

Last December we saw this plane in Shanghai Pudong Airport:   We had already heard about it. One of our friends was going to Taiwan very frequently and he had taken this flight… Continue reading

Back to the Past: My first backpacking trip

In January 2008 I bought a backpack in the Silk Market in Beijing and went backpacking for the first time in my life. We travelled by train, leaving from Beijing, and the chosen… Continue reading

Some differences between China and Spain

I am back in Spain for Chinese New Year holidays and C came with me. It is his first time out of Asia and he just needed a couple of hours to find… Continue reading