Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and exploring the globe.
Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park
Nanjing’s Youth Olympic District is an impressive zone of sports facilities, landscaped parks, modern art, luxury hotels, stupendous architecture and a stunning footbridge overlooking the Yangtze River.
Best of all, you’ll hardly hear a word about it in any of the city guides and indeed a morning or afternoon here serves as an excellent respite from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Had I not based myself right in the heart of the district at the thoroughly decent Expo Centre Hotel, I may have missed the area altogether. For the full lowdown, have a leaf through my articles on: