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Are these dumplings I’m eating?

It’s lantern festival today, the last day of the Chinese Spring Festival. This means two things – lots more fireworks, and eating tang yuan. But what are tang yuan? These are – Tang yuan are balls of glutinous rice with … Continue reading

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Cesky Krumlov

Krumlov had been in my plans for a couple of months previous to my visit, and a late flake-out from Lara and Carrie changed nothing. As I traveled down there by train it did seem like I could be going … Continue reading

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Prague

I was planning to spend a few weeks back in Prague before time and money constraints. With time away in Berlin and Krumlov it ended up being just over a week in total, which frankly wasn’t enough, though as always … Continue reading

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My first year of living in China has been an education in many ways. Moving there from Prague was a 180 degree shift. Both encompass communism and capitalism as if they belonged together, but the result is entirely different in … Continue reading

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So this is it. The end of the European era. The signs haven’t been particularly good this week – my computer is totalled, I have no money left and I owe some to the parents now too. All the same, … Continue reading

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I’m really tired of writing about going out and I’m sure nobody is particularly interested in reading about it. This was the last weekend before I leave, though, so one more time isn’t going to hurt. We were going to … Continue reading

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