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With 2013 already becoming a distant memory, it seems an appropriate time to cast an eye over the travels Michelle and I undertook last year.
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.
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.
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.”