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Insider Guide To Zhangjiajie. Hunan’s natural wonders still amaze.

23/05/2024 by .

Historic Macao. Not a gamble, more like a sure bet.

01/12/2020 by .

Insider guide to Macao

20/07/2020 by .
old macao panorama

Mike Pickup takes us on an exploration of Macao’s stunning mix of old Portugal and new China

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Exploring Hunan, China

25/11/2019 by .
Changsha Taiping Street

Before I visited, the only thing I knew about Hunan was that the food was spicy.  Further research revealed that it’s a landlocked province in the south-central part of the country, surrounded by mountains, with the fertile Yangtze River to the north.

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Taiwan Lantern Festival

07/04/2015 by .
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The 50 metre high golden ram was clearly relishing its VIP status as the centre piece of  this year’s official opening extravaganza of the Taiwan Lantern Festival; its entire visage was lit up with lasers and strobes, as a phalanx of fireworks crackled overhead and I swear there was a cheeky smile cracking on its face.

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