Category: Discussions

COVID in Taiwan: The Secret of Success

Currently, the majority of the world is experiencing a small-scale apocalypse. The entire globe has come to a complete standstill as it suffers through the worst global pandemic in centuries. I wouldn’t know anything about that, as I’m currently living in Taiwan, a country which has almost completely avoided any negative impact from COVID-19 and…

By TravellingWelshman 19 October 2020 0

Lombok: The Secret Paradise

I often ask people “where is the best place you’ve ever travelled to?”, and there’s one answer that always makes me cringe, Bali. I can’t help but feel that a lot of people choose Bali as its the only exotic place they’ve ever travelled to. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice enough place, amazing people, beautiful…

By TravellingWelshman 28 September 2020 2

Chinese Kids vs. Western Kids

Of course, there are incredible amount of contrast between China and the West, both culturally and superficially. After enough time in both places, such differences become just another part of everyday life. However, one difference stands out beyond the rest, childhoods. During my time teaching children in Beijing, I was fortunate enough to spend a…

By TravellingWelshman 31 August 2020 0

China vs. Taiwan: The Difference

There’s a very annoying interaction I’m forced to go through regularly while travelling the world. It begins with a simple introduction and one simple question that every traveller is asked. “Where are you from?” “I’m from Wales.” “Ohhhh you’re from England?” “…” Almost on a daily basis I’m pissed off as people mistake my country…

By TravellingWelshman 20 July 2020 0

Guide To: Chinese Trains

The train has been a consistently reliable form of travel both within and between many nations for centuries, and one that’s still actively used by travellers today. China is one of those nation that thinks so too, which a considerable rail system which is spread over the vast expanses of the country. If you were…

By TravellingWelshman 22 May 2019 0

Hong Kong: Love/Hate

Despite my very short time spent in Hong Kong, quickly it became apparent that travellers have very mixed emotions to the country. Some will sing the praises of the mystical land which which is world known, where others despise everything that it has become. People’s opinions vary quite considerably, and I can see why.  …

By TravellingWelshman 5 September 2018 1