Travelling from Shanghai to St Petersburg by train has to come under the heading “bucket list travel”. The Trans-Siberian (or Trans-Manchurian in our case) is one of those travel experiences that is almost a rite of passage. Travelling from Beijing to Harbin by train was the second leg of our epic Trans-Siberian Travels…and a pretty… Continue reading Trans-Siberian Travels – Beijing to Harbin by Train
The most daunting of any journey is the first step, and so it was quite the leap to begin our Trans-Siberian travels by travelling from Shanghai to Beijing by train.
Dim Sum is an oh-so-addictive cuisine made up of scrummy bitesize eats. It has dominated my restaurant cravings for the last few years. I can’t ever get enough, and so every trip we take to Hong Kong is an excuse to cram in just a few more dumplings. Hong Kong has some of the best… Continue reading 7 Top Dim Sum Spots for the Best Dim Sum in Hong Kong
If I asked all of you to choose a place to celebrate Halloween, I am sure that a few places would keep cropping up. Salem, USA maybe, or Mexico for the Day of the Dead. Those were our first thoughtS too. However, in 2011, Mr Fluskey and I took a gamble and decided to spend… Continue reading Halloween in Hong Kong – Ocean Park, LKF & Wan Chai
Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel
Forget Venice, shun Paris, chop up the roses and don’t even think about mentioning sunsets. This year, I am the Valentine’s Grinch. 14/02/2017 will be a most unromantic day for my new hubby and I, as we are both on shift at our respective jobs all afternoon and evening. This is, obviously, less than ideal… Continue reading Valentine’s Special – Top 5 moments that shouldn’t have been romantic
In a change to our regularly scheduled programming: our plan for 2017. 2016 was a BIG year. Ignoring everything else that happened, Karl and I finally got married after ten years together. It took up most of my time, most of my thoughts and most of our holiday days. This year, I am dragging us… Continue reading 2017 – The Plan