The Great Wall | Mutianyu

I have just arrived back from a trip to the great wall of China, an accomplishment I feel slightly guilty for considering how many others have romanticised doing it, and prioritised it in their 'life goals', whereas it has always been, for me, just something to do if it came up. Today it came up,... Continue Reading →

Lama Temple & a Giant Stone

On the morning of Friday 30th I took a stroll down to the shopping and dining streets of Sanlitun and search of a giant stone, apparently a popular attraction of Beijing... ...and sure enough: I don't know what else I was expecting. We then took a trip to the Temple of the Earth for a... Continue Reading →

Dongzhimen District, Beijing

Today I went to a fancy new place, but only went to a cafe to do some dissertation reading and eat too much chocolate cake, just to get straight back on the train back to Dongzhimen, where I'm staying until tomorrow afternoon. But I did manage to get a few photos of some cool details... Continue Reading →

Lazy Day in Beijing

I'm not going to lie, it took me a while to make myself get up this morning. I don't know if it's because I tired myself out yesterday, if it's the pollution in the air or if it's that I'm feeling ill (something I was warned about but really don't want to be true, I... Continue Reading →

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