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5 reasons why you need to visit a tea plantation when in China!

  A visit to a tea plantation feels like a must when you're in the country of tea - China! I'd never visited one before and this time I only tagged along mainly to do an excursion - and hopefully get some photos out of it. I'm not that into tea, so why visit a … Continue reading 5 reasons why you need to visit a tea plantation when in China!

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Traditional Tai Chi School – Yangshuo, China

So, I'm finally here at my Tai Chi Chen school in Yangshuo - Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School, and I've been here for about 4-5 weeks. I haven't blogged for a while; my goal leaving home was to blog at least once a week, but as I'm in this stage where it's really hard and almost … Continue reading Traditional Tai Chi School – Yangshuo, China

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Wednesday Words: Confucius says slow

This time "Wednesday Words" is a quote I feel is quite right for me at the moment. I've spent almost 5 weeks here at "Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi School" in Jima, and haven't learned a thing! Plus, I still feel as the stiffest person who ever sat foot on Earth!   Besides, I've missed so … Continue reading Wednesday Words: Confucius says slow

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Mutianyu – the stunt at the Great Wall of China

So, last time I was here, back in 1994, we visited Mutianyu, one of the most visited parts of the Great Wall of China. Back in the day there was 1 cable way up, but it would cost us 10¥ and we, cheaper than cheapest, did not want to pay that hefty sum, so we … Continue reading Mutianyu – the stunt at the Great Wall of China

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Beijing – the reunion after 23 years – complete confusion!

"Beijing - återseendet efter 23 år - ren förvirring!" was first published on my Swedish Blog. After having spent a couple of days in Beijing I postponed my flight to Guilin. I realised 2 days wasn't nearly enough for everything I wanted to do in the city. Plus, I didn't really feel like stressing around, … Continue reading Beijing – the reunion after 23 years – complete confusion!

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Beijing – the Forbidden City

"Beijing - förbjudna staden" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   So, I finally got to do my visit no 2 in the Forbidden City, the other day when I tried I'd forgotten my passport - and no, that's not possible anymore! You have to get registered! So many safety controls too in the city … Continue reading Beijing – the Forbidden City

China – 2017 – here I come!

"Kina - 2017 - here I come" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   It's almost time - the main thing I've been waiting for quite a while now - I'm off to China, and more accurately Yangshuo to practice Tai Chi for 3 months at Yangshuo Traditional Tai Chi school! It feels both unreal and … Continue reading China – 2017 – here I come!

Travel-like-a-local nostalgia

I've done quite a lot of travelling like the locals do through the years; especially during my early travels, because back then I was as cheap as they come. My travel buddy Pernilla didn't even allow me to buy a Twix, because the price for only one of those goodies was the same as 2 servings of … Continue reading Travel-like-a-local nostalgia

10 random acts of travel wacko…

"10 helt knasiga reseminnen" was first published on my Swedish Blog.   I wanted to share some random stuff I've experienced - and survived - during my travels! This first list below are all incidents from my very first trip I made with my best friend Pernilla in 1994-1995. We ran around some parts of Asia … Continue reading 10 random acts of travel wacko…