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  • Desperately Seeking Adventure http://www.desperately-seeking-adventure.co.uk/

    Desperately Seeking Adventure, a travel and lifestyle blog that breaks down the barriers of life and the gift of travelling. Exploring destinations and travel experiences that challenge everyday life! Are you Desperately Seeking Adventure?!

LATEST ARTICLES ( 182 )

  • Historic York

    Historic York

    So, York had been on my list for time, being attracted to its historical charm I wanted to see if it was really just a Shambles! Read more

    Posted on 13 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Next Stop... Leeds, England!

    Next Stop... Leeds, England!

    Beating my post Scotland blues I looked towards Yorkshire to serve something industrial and then historical. With the astronomical train fares I chose the... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Back To Birmingham

    Back Birmingham

    Birmingham hasn't been part of my life for some time due to being in Wuhan, China. Time away from my student city has always been good for me, the longer time... Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Helensburgh & Loch Lomond, Scotland

    Helensburgh Loch Lomond, Scotland

    So, I hadn't made any reservations in Glasgow, I was told that I needed to book my flights to Scotland and my friend would sort me out. Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Destination: Glasgow

    Destination: Glasgow

    Glasgow, Scotland called my name! Boarding my flight from Birmingham I touched down into a dreary Glasgow but my China bestie Fiona was waiting for me at... Read more

    Posted on 29 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • 2017: No Summertime Sadness!

    2017: Summertime Sadness!

    Summertime during 2017 has so far been busy, mad and worth every second whatever happened during my final month in China and beyond. Read more

    Posted on 15 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Hubei Province: China's Central Heart!

    Hubei Province: China's Central Heart!

    Hubei province was my home for over two years as I lived in Wuhan, the provincial capital was exploding before my eyes but I wanted to break out of the city... Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Wuchang: Coffeeshops, Markets & The Riverside!

    Wuchang: Coffeeshops, Markets Riverside!

    Wuchang had one more day of exploration in-store for me, my departure back to the UK loomed. This final Wuchang instalment had me revisiting a favourite coffee... Read more

    Posted on 09 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • China: Cities Off The Radar!

    China: Cities Radar!

    China's megacities have impressed me much during my time, well I am yet to experience Beijing but that will all change very soon! Read more

    Posted on 09 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Flying High... Aeroflot Russian Airlines

    Flying High... Aeroflot Russian Airlines

    It had been two years or so since I had flown for more than three hours, embarking on my first long haul flight with Aeroflot Russian Airlines was something I... Read more

    Posted on 31 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Yichang: Hubei's Riverside City...

    Yichang: Hubei's Riverside City...

    July 2017 had so far been really hectic, with my final month at work halfway done and the weather hiking above forty degrees I was ready for Mother England! Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Wuchang: Libraries, Parks & Street Life!

    Wuchang: Libraries, Parks Street Life!

    So, it's safe to say that Wuchang called me back two weeks ago or so, I adore this part of Wuhan city even though its changing. Read more

    Posted on 18 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Teaching English: Wuhan's Final Semester...

    Teaching English: Wuhan's Final Semester...

    With regret I announce that my time teaching is coming to a close, with my departure back to the United Kingdom growing closer I want to look back over the... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • The Nanchang Weekender!

    Nanchang Weekender!

    China has given me so much to be thankful for the last two years, remaining within its vast mainland I have visited cities regardless of their size or... Read more

    Posted on 29 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • Enchanted Enshi

    Enchanted Enshi

    As the clock ticks before my departure back to England I wanted to explore the city of Enshi, Hubei. Inspired by two fellow teaching friends I booked up... Read more

    Posted on 17 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • 2 Years In China...

    Years China...

    I can say for certain that two years ago my Sri Lankan Airlines flight took off from London's Heathrow Airport! With this two year milestone reached this will b... Read more

    Posted on 16 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • Next Stop... Hefei, China!

    Next Stop... Hefei, China!

    Located in central China I was attracted to Hefei because it's not a mega-city, but a growing city that's got a lot of competition from its neighbours. Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • Lhasa, Tibet: Temples, Pilgrims & Palaces

    Lhasa, Tibet: Temples, Pilgrims Palaces

    Lhasa kept giving me everything but the dizzying altitude had sent me sick, waking up with what felt like a hangover and a nosebleed I hadn't paid all that mone... Read more

    Posted on 21 May 2017 TRAVEL
  • Lhasa, Tibet: Like A Prayer...

    Lhasa, Tibet: Like Prayer...

    Refreshed from my train journey from Lanzhou I was ready to begin my Lhasa city tour. Being part of a group wasn't something I was used to but for that... Read more

    Posted on 17 May 2017 TRAVEL
  • Lhasa, Tibet: Heaven On Earth!

    Lhasa, Tibet: Heaven Earth!

    Tibet was the big one, the trip that almost didn't happen, through the craze of cancellations I made my two day journey to the Tibet Autonomous Region from... Read more

    Posted on 13 May 2017 TRAVEL