I had been staying in Jinan for several days, and decided to take a day trip to the city of Qingdao, around 350km east of Jinan. Qingdao is a port […]
After a good night’s sleep in the comfortable lower berth of a soft sleeper aboard train T110, I awoke as my train neared my first destination of Tianjin West. I […]
I was woken by the bustle of the carriage preparing for arrival long before my sleeper train arrived at Shanghai South station. It was early in the morning (too early […]
I awoke in my bunk on board train D942, a high speed sleeper train which I had boarded the previous night in Zhuhai, on China’s southern border. We had stopped […]
I had been staying in Hong Kong for a few nights, and was now to travel by train into mainland China. Before leaving Australia for Hong Kong, I had booked […]
…giving me a big grin and the thumbs up; “no problem!” he said and walked off
My accommodation was in a Nobinobi (carpet) car, which was literally just a piece of carpet on the floor to lie on.