University of Nottingham, Ningbo

In 2005, Ningbo was twinned (became a sister city) with Nottingham, in the United Kingdom – the city that I was born in. One of the things that came out of this twinning, was the establishment of a campus of ...

Ningbo’s Old Bund

Many people know about Shanghai’s Bund. However, not many know that there is also a Bund in Ningbo. Ningbo is a city with a rich maritime history, with a deep water port. Because of the city’s location, it had dominated ...

Moon (Yuehu) Lake (月湖)

Moon lake is located just to the west of Ningbo’s CBD (Central Business District). Moon Lake was actually one of two lakes – the other being Sun Lake (which no longer exists) – located within the city’s walls. From north ...

The Great Ocean Road

Back on 16th December, 2009, I decided to go on a mini-roadtrip along the Great Ocean Road, in Victoria, all on the spur of the moment. The Tuesday was spent driving all day from Sydney to Melbourne, where I spent the ...

Go big, or go home!

I’m sometimes asked why I’m doing such a big trip. I’ve often thought about doing smaller trips. Even to the point of cancelling previous round the world trip plans. However, I like the flexibility of putting aside a long time ...

RTW Plan

Update: This plan is now obsolete, as I will now be cycling around the world. The expected plan is as follows: Starting in Nepal, my first destination will be the Everest Base Camp – starting with a white-knuckle landing at ...

Greetings!

Hello, and welcome to my new website for my planned Round the World trip. It will start in early 2020, ending mid-2024. As well as the actual travels, it will also document the planning process. Even though it’s just over ...