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Hong Kong – Asia’s World City in pictures

The Hong Kong Tourism Board uses the slogan, ‘Hong Kong. Asia’s World City’ to advertise the city’s cosmopolitan mix. The coastal island was under British colonial rule until 1997, when it was handed over to the Chinese – and its historic legacy is even more varied.


China – How I proved a bigger attraction than Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world. Its 440,000 square metres is home to a huge image of Mao Zedong, China’s great Communist founding father.


China – Beijing’s Summer Palace is a dusty must-do

It is vast. Vast and the most amazing blue. The sheer size of the lake at Beijing’s Summer Palace was the first thing that struck me.


China – Video: 24 hours in Beijing

There is a lot to do in Beijing – especially when, like me, you are only visiting the city as a stop-off on your way to Japan.


China – The Great Wall in pictures

The last couple of days have seen Mami and I move away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, to explore the much smaller city of Oita.


China – Beijing in pictures: the start of an adventure

We’d been saying we’d do it for more than 20 years, but in the end it only took one phone call. “Konnichiwa, let’s go to Japan.”


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