Dragons, Snakes and Spiders

Start of Dragon's Back

Most people come to Hong Kong to shop, but not me :o)  When I found out there was a hiking trail called the Dragon’s Back, being Welsh I just had to check it out. I was hoping to do the trek with Walk Hong Kong, however unfortunately they weren’t running the trip this weekend.  I was a wee bit disappointed,  so when, after some research I found it is a … Continue reading

飲茶 Jellyfish and Ox Stomach – yum!!!

Yum Cha - Ox Stomach and Squid

On the road again and this time Hong Kong.  My first adventure was yum cha with my new colleagues.  We sat at one of those wonderful round tables where you can spin the food around.  Once seated, I was asked what I wanted to drink, so being my boring self I replied “I’ll have water” .  I was then informed than I can only have tea. Yum means drink and cha means … Continue reading

#1 Sydneysider – Manly to Spit Walk

Manly Scenic Walkway

Sydney is such a great city to live in, I decided to share some of the cool things I do here as an expat and to give you some ideas if you ever find yourself wandering down under.  This is #1, of hopefully many, in this “blogging at home” series.  On Thursday I did my favourite city walk in the whole wide world, the Manly to Spit walk, and I got to play with … Continue reading

Tourist Tax Fund

Relaxing at home

I have been back in the land of Oz for just over a week.  It has been nice, relaxing at home, catching up with friends, eating my favourite foods, but… as I am a wanderer, I am jumping on yet another plane on Sunday :o)  Woo hooo!!!! During my brief trip home I purchased a new camera, so I can take better piccies for my blog.  Even though it burnt a … Continue reading

Working in Taiwan

The Power Nap

A typical day in Taiwan started with me joining the daily commute to the office.  Considering how many people are crammed into such a small island the MRT wasn’t too bad ; if my memory serves me right London underground is far worse in the summer.  I then had a 10 minute walk in the heat and humidity, so by the time I reached the office my shirt needed wringing … Continue reading