in search of Old China with readyclickandgo travel
 

In Quest of Old China

The threshold was high and in line with tradition, I crossed it by lifting my left foot while Tim, my guide, lifted his right. We felt the uneven bare floor under our feet as we entered the dark room. The sun was gleaming strongly outside, striking Read more…

 
 
Visit to the Mt Everest Base Camp
 

Mt Everest – a life changing visit

The drive was a testosterone-fuelled race along a two-lane motorway no wider than a country lane in Buckinghamshire. The driver, a stocky Chinese with a short military haircut and thick neck was high on adrenaline, his lips fiercely sealed in sheer satisfaction, his fat and sweaty hands Read more…

 
 
shanghai-by-night
 

IT’S A CITY QUIZ TIME!

Can you identify today’s city?   Noel Coward stayed in the city while writing “Private Lives”, comedy about divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new partners, discover that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel.  Here is a quick reminder of Coward’s magnificent Read more…

 
 
Visit Tibet
 

Tibet the Land of Gods

Tibet has long been a place of spiritual importance and religious wonder to locals and tourists alike. Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, was the former home of the Dalai Lama, the Spiritual Leader of Tibetan Buddhism and the history of Buddhism in this special region has Read more…

 
 
Yunnan Province, readyclickandgo travel
 

Altitude Sickness in China

He looked like a genuine doctor with the all props: white coat, stethoscope, thermometer in his left hand and pressure gauge in his right. I could be at any hospital in the UK except that I was at a hotel room at 4000 metres suffering from Read more…

 
 
Aubergine a la Chinoise
 

Aubergine a la Chinoise

We all have our favourite Chinese meal – number 18 from the local takeaway which, let’s be honest here, doesn’t taste the same as in China. Another problem is when your local take away doesn’t have your favourite dish on the menu and you could kill Read more…