Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and travelling the globe.
Known throughout China as The Gateway to Hong Kong, in recent years the city of Shenzhen has blossomed enough to be considered a heavyweight destination in its own right. I managed to squeeze in four nights there at the end of my Chinese New Year Trip of 2018. Cue some shopping at the world’s greatest electronics market, a visit to a fascinating oil painting village and quite possibly the best Indian restaurant I’ve been to in Asia (The Bollywood Cafe!). And they’re just a few of the things I loved about Shenzhen, so check out my articles on: