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Friday night in Shenzhen

CHINA | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Views [1473]

Smell. The first thing you notice is the smell. As you step off the air-conditioned train scents waft up from from bakeries and noodle shops to mix with the odours from the sewers and stale cigarettes. Actually, in fairness, I find Shenzhen ... Read more >

Tags: business, culture, economy, work


WHAT are you trying to do? Poison me?

ITALY | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [1206]

Who else would put a huge 'Supermarche' sign over the exit to the supermarket and keep the entrance hidden? Where else would you see a well dressed gentleman brawl with a taxi driver over the cab? Who else does u-turns in the middle of a six lane ... Read more >

Tags: chaos, food, poison, travel, work


Modernism. Hedonism. Fascism

GERMANY | Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | Views [2408] | Video

Despite the rapid rebuilding of an incredibly modern and sophisticated city, Berlin is unlike almost any other city I have ever been to. Physically it seems to be huge, with wide tree lined avenues and immensely wide pedestrian paths which makes walking ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, jewish, lonely planet, sausage, work


How would you use 1m² to feed your family?

THAILAND | Saturday, 8 Jul 2006 | Views [7799] | Comments [2]

Would you set up a street stall and sell beads ? Fruit juice? Old coins or fake Louis Vuitton handbags from behind a curtain? Would you sell drugs, foreign currency, T-shirts, shaved ice, Pad Thai (fried noodles) or fake antiques? Would you ... Read more >

Tags: bargaining, culture, having fun, markets, on the road, people, philosophy, responsibility, work


How times change

VIETNAM | Thursday, 29 Dec 2005 | Views [1547]

We last visited Vietnam as two young travellers in April 1991. It had only recently opened to tourists, there was little infrastructure, and it was hard travelling. Having said that, it was a very special time too with incredible memories. Travelling ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bus, children, fun, jobs, memories, travel planning, work



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