Travel article looking at the boom in domestic tourism in Shanghai following COVID-19.
Tongue in cheek article about how to set up a successful hostel or guesthouse in China to attract foreign tourists.
Shanghai’s experience with the coronavirus and how there is light at the end of the tunnel for what western countries are now going through.
A rewrite and additions to an article originally by someone else about day trips from Shanghai.
Five quintessential Laotian dishes which show how the cuisine is different to more well-known Thai cuisine.
A look at Shanghai’s below ground level hotel built into the side of an old quarry.
Despite coming from the UK I hardly ever write about Britain, well here’s one of the few about the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles Abbey Road and London.
How China’s subway lines are changing urban mobility and society.
Travel article about what to do in Tokyo tied in with the Rugby World Cup and next year’s Olympics. As in Serendib magazine.
Article looking at 5 must eat foods in Xi’an the common grain being wheat as featured in the Style section of the South China Morning Post.
What people eat around the world at Lunar New Year for good luck may not have originated from China.
Shanghai today is home to upscale global dining but search hard enough and you can still find local gems.
Guangzhou rounds out the big three Chinese cities but is much less known or visited than Beijing and Shanghai.
The Chinese were playing a form of golf a thousand years ago, but under communism the sport was banned until the early 1980s – now the Middle Kingdom is teeing off again
Classical gardens and architecture
built off the salt trade make the Chinese city of Yangzhou a must-visit
Travel article looking at how the Laos town of Vang Vieng is throwing off its party town reputation and embracing its beautiful scenery.
How small boutique hotels aim to compete with large hotels for MICE business.
South China Morning Post. Why a former Red Guard now saves Chinese antiques and uses his collection to educate young people.
Why a former Red Guard now saves Chinese antiques and uses his collection to educate young people
Cambodia’s Kampot Province is home to what discerning gastronomes consider the world’s best pepper. After nearly disappearing during the time of the Khmer Rouge, it’s once again taking pride of place in the country’s cuisine.
Dazzling new private museums
and galleries are making Shanghai
the new hotbed of contemporary art in China – and the West Bund is where it’s all happening.
Travel article about how to get the best of Sapporo, Japan in both warm and cold weather.
Past forward in Nanjing.
New meets old – take a tour of the Chinese city’s most beautifully innovative architecture from past to present.
Discover how wheat and meat
collectively dominate the culinary
experience in Xi’an
Exploring the nuances of Sichuan cuisine, from Upper River approaches in Chengdu to Lower River style of food enjoyed in Chongqing and beyond.
Article introducing Nanjing as a new destination for Finnair Cargo.
The sea is key to exploring Ningbo an ancient harbour city in China says travel writer Mark Andrews.
Article looking at how salt and pepper flavour Kampot in Cambodia as a tourist destination.
Article about the Jian Ye Li development of old shikumen buildings into the Capella Hotel in the Former French Concession of Shanghai.
A road trip through the Tibetan areas of Sichuan Province, China looking at Buddhism and the rural way of life.
How a Shanghai art tour by motorbike sidecar reveals city’s galleries beyond M50.
Travel article about the car modification scene in Beijing with translations in Russian and Kazakh that appeared in a Kazakh airline magazine.
Inside Fujian’s Unesco-listed Hakka roundhouses: their history, architecture and why heritage status is mixed blessing
Forget the Michelin-starred chefs and international cuisine laying siege to the city, steer a path past restaurants with food from provinces in the far-flung corners of China to eat what the Shanghainese grew up on.
A one day itinerary of less well known things to see and do in and near Siem Reap, Cambodia.
How Chinese gold miners helped build New Zealand and how discrimination drove them away
Mark Andrews visits Ubud, where dance, temples and good Balinese food inspire him.
Article looking at Laotian food and what to eat aimed at an Australian audience.
Shanghai is a city struggling to balance its past with its future. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the banks of the Huangpu River. However, the city was only sleeping and now ask any local and it is the Pudong side along with the future that they’re looking to.
As Doha keeps its eye on the future, the city also goes to great lengths to ensure that its people don’t forget their nomadic desert roots.
Japan for non-skiers: Nagano in winter offers chills and thrills
If you thought there’s nothing more to central Japan in winter than skiing, think again. There is plenty of monkeying about to be had in Nagano prefecture
Article looking at why Hainan is an up and coming destination in China for international tourists.
Luo Wenyou owner of the Beijing Classic Car Museum on his favourite cars from his collection as in Classic Car magazine.
Travel article about how to discover the not so well known charms of Shanghai.
Article about driving a Land Rover Discovery Sport around the Tibetan border area of Sichuan.
Article looking at what Laotian food is and how it differs from the cuisine in neighbouring countries.
Article for Shangri-la Hotels online Inner Circle magazine about the city of Changzhou
Travel article for the online magazine of Shangri-la Hotels about Hangzhou as a destination.
Article for Shangri-la Hotels online magazine Inner Circle. Looks at what to do in Doha and how to get the best out of the city and hotel.