Is there such thing as a trip of a lifetime?

I believe there is, for sure. But the problem is – there’s not just one trip…there are many trips of a lifetime. Every destination, location and journey can provide a lifelong compendium of memories that you’ll share and savour for years to come. I believe I have been on trips of a lifetime (note the […]

Rail trip part 2 – X’ian to Chengdu

This rail trip could not have been more different to the Beijing to X’ian journey, but it was no more less of an experience.  X’ian is dirty, busy and chaotic. The train station is no different…but it’s easier to navigate than Beijing train station. This is because it’s much smaller and concentrated, does not rely […]

The Terracotta Warriors, China

On the tourist trail for many, Xi’an is home to the famous Terracotta Warriors. They’re located about one hour’s ride on a tourist bus from the city centre, and it’s defiantly worth a visit. Buses are regular and hassle free and there’s no need to buy tickets from the bedlam that is Xi’an bus station. […]

How to get an upgrade to business class without paying

Please do not take this as a done deal, but both times we have flown back from America with British Airways on / around a specific date we’ve been upgraded to business class, and without even asking! I thought I would share some reasons why we think this is the case and then you can […]