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A Foggy Sunset Over Porto

The last two nights have been a little odd in the weather department. Fog at sunset? Either this is a common occurrence and I’m not paying attention or I just got lucky with these... Read more


  • Travelling Solo in China: Is It Safe?

    Travelling Solo China: Safe?

    Living in China — Hong Kong and then Xi’an on the mainland — for the past six years, it’s become increasingly obvious, just how safe these cities are. Read more

    The 03 September 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Lisbon’s Rua Nova Do Carvalho: From Red Light District To Pink Street

    Lisbon’s Nova Carvalho: From Light District Pink Street

    In 2011, the pedestrian street of Rua Nova do Carvalho in the Cais do Sodré area of Lisbon was painted pink as part of a rehabilitation project to raise its... Read more

    The 08 September 2016 by   Gail Aguiar
  • Downtown Dreadlocks. The Muzungu’s Blind Date

    Downtown Dreadlocks. Muzungu’s Blind Date

    What did I say to Julia?After one dating disaster too many I joked that “if another guy with dreadlocks wants to date me, the first thing he has to do is shave... Read more

    The 03 September 2016 by   Diaryofamuzungu
  • Best Airbnb Rentals in Bangkok

    Best Airbnb Rentals Bangkok

    When someone messages me about staying in Thailand, I pretty much always advise them to use Airbnb over hotels. Not only do you get more value for money, you... Read more

    The 30 September 2016 by   Harvie
  • Baby’s First Pola Festival

    Baby’s First Pola Festival

    When I looked back on my blog post from Pola 2014, I remembered how tempted I was to buy one of the very cute wooden bulls on wheels (for children) being sold i... Read more

    The 12 September 2016 by   Englishwifeindianlife
  • The China Dream: A Small Target of $15 Million!

    China Dream: Small Target Million!

    Here in China, forget about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! They’re all banned!What you have in its place though is We Chat and Weibo. We Chat is a cross... Read more

    The 16 September 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Two Years in China: What I Know Now….

    Years China: What Know Now….

    I’ve really struggled to write this post. I’ve procrastinated. Oh how I’ve procrastinated…sometimes choosing washing and window-cleaning over writing! Yes. I... Read more

    The 09 September 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Inside Sardinia: The People of Cortes Apertas at Oliena

    Inside Sardinia: People Cortes Apertas Oliena

    From early September to the beginning of December small towns throughout the Barbagia region of Sardinia open their doors for tourists and locals alike. Read more

    The 13 September 2016 by   Jenniferavventura
  • The Hawaii of the East! Is Sanya a Hidden Gem in China’s Crown?

    Hawaii East! Sanya Hidden China’s Crown?

    We’d only been in the air 2.5 hours and we were touching down in what felt like ‘a world away’ from Xi’an. The sky was clear, the air was warm and thick with... Read more

    The 21 September 2016 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Turkey Tales

    Turkey Tales

    The gorgeous Jay Artale (aka Roving Jay) has just published her first collection of poems recalling her impressions of Turkey with warmth and wit. I was... Read more

    The 04 September 2016 by   Jackscott


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