Hong Kong Photo Diary

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So I’m officially half way through my trip and one of my best mates from home is joining me for a week in Hong Kong. I can’t believe I’ve already left mainland China… Time flies… But I’m having the time… Continue Reading

Macau Photo Diary

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After Stanley Ho – The King of Gambling – single-handedly transformed Macau’s night scene into one of the world’s greatest, the country has seen an influx of tourists, mainly from across Asia. The ex-Portuguese colony is best known globally as… Continue Reading

Huangshan And Yellow Mountain Photo Diary

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After visiting three of China’s biggest and most populated cities, I wanted to experience the countryside and something more scenic for my fourth and final spot. The Yellow Mountain is situated just under an hour away from Huangshan Railway Station,… Continue Reading

Shanghai Photo Diary

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The commercial capital of China is home to nearly 30 million people, but its efficiency makes this almost unnoticeable. The social divide is certainly noticeable however and there is little evidence of a middle class. In parts of the city… Continue Reading

Xi’an Photo Diary

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Xi’an was a lot different to Beijing in many respects. It wasn’t as well developed, there didn’t seem to be as many people and although Beijing was cheap, Xi’an was even cheaper. There were also fewer westerners and hardly anyone… Continue Reading

Beijing Photo Diary

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Beijing isn’t very westernised; at all. The toilets aren’t toilets as we know them but simply holes in the ground. Nobody really speaks English, only a select few, and the government, well let’s just say China isn’t a democracy as… Continue Reading

London Coffee Festival Vital For Independents

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Costa Coffee has its sights set on world domination after they unveiled a £38 million expansion plan. This could potentially have a massive effect on UK based independent coffee businesses, so what are they planning on doing to counteract Costa’s… Continue Reading

Taiwanese Fashion Is Influencing The Western World And This Is Why

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Asian consumers have recently become the world’s leaders in the buying of luxury goods, which may come as a surprise because of the whole stigma behind the sweatshops. Credit: FlickrCreativeCommons, Ludovic Lubeigt But what effect is this having on the fashion… Continue Reading

Fashion Is Ruining The Environment

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Margate, Kent, recently labelled as “The New Shoreditch” by the Telegraph and “The New Hipster’s Paradise” by Esquire is where co-founders, Cat Crowther and Emrys Plant launched their luxury menswear brand: Crowther/Plant. Our All at Sea sweat gets put through… Continue Reading