A few years ago I went on an epic journey through China, Malaysia and Brunei. I almost fell off the Great Wall, got into a fight with violent Hong Kong kung-fuists and passed out under more palm trees than you've had hot dinners. When the proud people of these wonderful Oriental nations finally decided they'd … Continue reading Drunk and Jobless: The Comic
Oh, bloody hell, I'm pretty sure a homeless Chinaman snuck into my room while I was asleep and shat in my mouth. I woke up shortly after passing out, feeling rubbish and needing to quickly pack my stuff and get out of there. My train was at 3:44pm and I wanted to check out the … Continue reading Beijing to Guilin in 27-and-a-half hours
What do China and Kings Cross have in common? You can't visit either of them without checking out the wall. Unfortunately, the Chinese version didn't have any heroin-addicted blokes to root, but it was plenty of fun just the same. I wasn't keen on visiting the main tourist part of the Great Wall 'cos it's … Continue reading Another Dick on the Wall
With no concrete plans for the day, I just got up and started walking. The Forbidden City sounded like a fun place to see, so I started wandering in that general direction, finding a lovely little park on the way. Of course, Jingshan Park was crawling with people and about as relaxing as a bubble … Continue reading I (heart) BJ!
Not content with spending my first two days in Shanghai wandering aimlessly, I did the same today. With a few hours to murder before jumping on a train to Beijing, I swaggered off find something to eat. Of course, I did what I do best and got lost, heading down tiny, filthy alleyways while the … Continue reading Journey to the end of the east Beijing