Hay-On Wye. Moving down south, we had come to the famous book town in Wales. Every year there will be a major literary festival called the Hay Festival. It’s happening during winter while we were there. So, we missed it. This place is a paradise...

It took a few hours to drive from London towards the Northwest. By the time we reached Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, it was already noon. Shrewsbury had medieval street patterns and many narrow streets and passages. Their buildings were mostly in black and...

I never thought that I will be fond of The United Kingdom until I went there in October. Prior to the visit, I did some research and there were all kinds of concerns. I’ve also read about the notorious UK Customs and Immigration. People get...

I’ve got an affinity for China. Many of my friends asked me, “Why China?” They feel contempt for the place and people. They’ve never been there and vowed that they won’t step into the country. Some of them are Chinese themselves. I never believed in listening to...

In Tibetan, Shangri-la (香格里拉 ) means the “sun and moon in heart”, an ideal home only found in heaven. This place is so mystical even the journey feels dreamlike. Some people seeks only beautiful scenery, but for me, overall atmosphere and vibe play a huge...

Everyone was saying how beautiful this lake is, so I needed to take a look. The car ride was bumpy with countless turns and it took around 7-8 hours from Lijiang. We had to set off at 6am in the morning and reached there just after...