Kit lived in Changsha for 18 months, a small city by Chinese standards. 7 million people crammed at the feet of the Heng shan (Southern Mountain) range; Mount Yeulu (Foot Mountain) forms the Northern most point of the chain and enjoys some phenomenal view over the bustling city below. Here’s his guest blog post about 5 things he wish he knew before going to China to teach English.
Wherever I lay my hat I’m from everywhere and nowhere, I don’t call anywhere home. The same year I was born, Marvin Gaye wrote and recorded the song “wherever I lay my hat (that’s my home)” – maybe if hats suited me, I’d feel at home somewhere! Before I became a British expat, I lived in …View full post
A sunny spring day was the ideal time to visit the Queen’s Estate in Sandringham to tour the house, museum and gardens. It was a North Norfolk day out during my house sitting adventure in the county.View full post
The Turyol Ferry Service is an alternative to the IDO city ferry service, and runs more of less along the same routes – but their ferries are more modern, and their service, more frequent, as well as faster.View full post
Inspiration for Creating your Mind Map Mind Maps are as individual as the person who creates them. But all of them have the following in common: Tips for creating a Mind Map: Put your main idea in the center of the paper Use single strong words or short & meaningful phrases Use colors, shapes or …View full post
The session ended with the creation of a contract, that we all signed. There was a selection of pens. I signed with orange ink – well it is my favourite colour. I should have had my lawyer read the contract first, apparently I’ve agreed to do the chicken dance if I’m late to the weekly session.View full post
An outsiders view of the current political situation in Turkey and the journey to get here. Here’s my take on the current political parties and the political landscape.
Finding Travel Bloggers One of the most popular pages on my website is my 100+ Travel Blogs accepting Guest Posts. The benefit of hosting and maintaining this list is that I get lots of great emails and comments from fellow travel bloggers and expat travellers. The other day I got an email from a blogger …
Killing Time before & after Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade I went Horse Riding, ate at Main Street Diner and walked the dogs in El Granada’s Quarry Park. Head to Vista Point for a panoramic view of Pillar Point Harbour and Mavaricks Beach.
Before you start pet sitting, here’s 20 questions you should ask before you begin your assignment. These health and welfare tips will help ensure that taking care of cats and dogs during a house sit are all covered.
A sunny spring day was the ideal time to visit the Queen’s Estate in Sandringham to tour the house, museum and gardens. It was a North Norfolk day out during my house sitting adventure in the county.
The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk’s longest fifteen inch gauge line, which runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. I became an avid train spotting during my daily walks with the dogs during my house sit in Norfolk.
For two months I changed Lanes from California to British countryside for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment. The local area is steeped in history, and the Old Mill is an iconic local landmark that is a constant reminder of this area’s past.
Wireless Generation trailer from creators Drew and Christine from Almost Fearless. This travel blogging duo created a KickStarter project to showcase other bloggers and professionals who are global nomads and chasing their dreams in distant lands.
Once again guest blogger Josh Reviews Hollywood: with his list of Special Mention & Obscure Gems. Did you watch these movies that made an impact in 2014?
Zen Life in London After spending 12 weeks on assignment in a serviced apartment in London, I got used to seeing empty shelves and drawers. It was a Zen experience to wander into my flat each night .. and not be distracted by hubs of clutter on every conceivable surface. No stacks of discarded books from …
Christmas and New Year house sitting in Hermosa Beach .. looking after a pair of cats and making mince pies for Christmas Morning. Christmas hasn’t officially started until I’ve taken my first nibble of of mince pie.