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The weekend started in style – a Michelin star restaurant at Hong Kong airport and a serving of some delightful barbeque pork ribs – Ho Hung Kee’s was an unexpected treat. My friend from home, Ben, greeted me straight out of arrivals and bought me over to his colleagues from Marlborough College Malaysia for a quick bite. We were there to welcome in the Lunar New Year.

 Ben and I 

As it’s based on the moon’s cycles, the dates for Chinese New Year change each year and being in January this year, it was fairly early. My arrival in Vietnam, the nearest country to China’s autonomous territory of...

Berlin was my next port of call. Yes, Berlin you hear me say. Why head back to Germany having already visited I don’t hear you ask. Two reasons: firstly, I needed a Chinese visa and Berlin has an outsourced visa centre and secondly, a friend from home by the name of Alis was joining Pico and me for a few days. It was a period of smiles, travel admin, long drives and random places to sleep.

Leaving the Baltics was a memorable drive in itself. Once again, my American engineer, Eric, joined me. Warsaw was our destination for him to grab a train south to Krakow and as a halfway stop for me. Vilnius...

I just written my best thing of the day book and reliving your life each day is a very fulfilling and reflective experience. You may ask what such a book is… Well… On family holidays since I was young, we have always said our favourite moment of the day each evening. A few years ago my parents presented me with a little book to record mine and other’s thoughts in. I use it every holiday and this journey is no exception, just with a few more days! A best moment can be anything from a smile and conversation with a stranger to a one-in-a-lifetime activity. So having selfishly relived it already,...

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Travel and photography blog for a journey overland from the UK to Singapore and India
Driving from London to China and more adventure by any means necessary
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