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Taichung Escape

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Since we will both be travelling a fair bit in the near future, Nikki and I decided to make a break for the border and head down for a weekend away in Taichung – Taiwan’s second city.  The bigger spaces, cleaner air, better weather and […]

iF China Design Awards & Hangzhou

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Latest update on the Pudong transformation. I seem to be travelling to China a lot recently.  This time, mixed in with some supplier visits and research (oh, and picking up an iF China design award for my wee Vostro V13), I decided to whisk Nikki […]

Yangtze Rail

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Kunshan station at sunset.  Along with the track hardware, the stations are impressive in their design intent. Beyond the Expo, the biggest impact to my China experience on this trip was the incredible improvements in the transport infrastructure, and in particular, the trains.  Most of […]

Taichung – Buses & Trains

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The way home was marked with some fantastic old buses and the typically ridiculous public information signs on the train… Was this bus in a cartoon when I was a kid? Back side The green bus … from the 1960s? This is a Lifesaving Button! […]

Saying Goodbye

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It had been a fantastic, fantastic week with my parents here – I really appreciated their visit. We had a very relaxing train ride back to Taipei and followed it up with a rather splendid curry at my local joint – surprisingly good. I walked […]