Travel Report: The Bird’s Nest Air Corridor Top Wonder, Beijing.

The Bird's Nest Air Corridor Top Wonder Beijing

September 2018. I hadn’t been aware there was an Air Corridor at The Bird’s Nest. Or even a Top Wonder for that matter, as whoever came up with the idea seems to have had trouble settling on just one name for it. It was only at the ticket booth back down on the Olympic Green that I […]

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Travel Report: The Bird’s Nest (National Stadium), Beijing.

The Bird's Nest National Stadium Beijing

September 2018. My first visit to Beijing’s National Stadium came on a freezing cold morning back in January 2010. S and I had come to see The Olympic Green’s famous winter wonderland park, located in and around the stadium itself. The football pitch had been transformed into a giant snow and ice park that day, […]

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Sub Zero Adventures – a short story from China.

Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Heilongjiang Province China

After a prolonged period of stabilization and life-altering romance, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and travelling. Waiting for the hangman’s noose to be tied around our necks was […]

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