Tag Archives: China

Branching out to Mainland China

Since my 2013 trip to China I’ve been facing quite a dilemma – should I writing about Mainland China appear on this site about Hong Kong, or does it belong elsewhere?

Police chase the public out of Tiananmen Square at closing time Continue reading

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Hong Kong shopping centre clones in Mainland China

For tourists to Hong Kong, shopping is usually high on the agenda. However recent developments across the border in Mainland China mean that for many shoppers, the trip across the border to Hong Kong is no longer needed – entire shopping centres have been cloned!

Looking across the Huangpu River to the Pudong skyline Continue reading

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Chinese airports and ‘International, HK, Macao and Taiwan Departures’

Naming the terminals at most airports is easy – flights inside your country use the ‘domestic’ terminal, and flights to other countries use the ‘international’ terminal. But at the airports in and around China, things get a little more complicated.

'International & Hong Kong / Macau / Taiwan Departures' sign at Xi'an Airport Continue reading

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Photos from my 2013 trip to China

It has taken me almost two years, but I have finally finished uploading the photographs I took on my 2013 trip to China.

China Railways high speed trains stabled outside Shanghai Hongqiao railway station Continue reading

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Back from another visit to Hong Kong

It’s taken me three years, but I’ve finally made my way back to Hong Kong, having just returned from a two week visit. I also paid a visit to the mainland, visiting the cities of Shanghai, Beijing and Xian, and travelling between them by high speed train.

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