Travel Theme: Sensory

This weeks travel theme by “Where’s my backpack?” is Sensory. Coming back from Vietnam, Fuyang greeted us with a warm “almost summer” week. This soon changed back into the cold winter we tried to escape during  the holiday. But, before it turned grey, we managed to do a long hike along the mountains in the area.… More Travel Theme: Sensory

Travel Theme: Early

This weeks travel theme by “Where’s my backpack?” is Early. I decided to go with the obvious for this theme, and dedicate the post to sunrise photos I’ve taken during my trips (which are far less than I thought I had because I don’t like to get up early…).    

The Little I Know About Chinese New Year

As a foreigner living in China I’ve gotten the chance to experience many new things and ways of life. Traditions and holidays are, of course, different depending in the country you live. Having grown up in western countries (with strong Catholic/Christian influences), Christmas season was the “main event” when it came to family traditions and celebrations.… More The Little I Know About Chinese New Year

Travel Theme: Future

This weeks travel theme by “Where’s my backpack?” is Future. When thinking about the future and how the world will be, it is easy to picture robots, skylines of cities with buildings of all sorts of shapes and sizes, shiny metal or glass things seems to be the main materials and textures in our imagination.… More Travel Theme: Future

Travel Theme: Routine

This week’s Travel Theme by Where’s my backpack is Routine. Living in China has shown me the variety of jobs and activities that can be the centre of peoples routines. Many of them, even when they look familiar, are done in a different way. Sunday walks next to the river in Guilin, Guangxi often were accompanied with the… More Travel Theme: Routine

Travel Theme: Waves

This week’s Travel Theme by Where’s my backpack is Waves. I’ve always loved the peace I feel when looking at the sea. It’s not about swimming in it, although I do enjoy it. It’s just the relaxing feeling, a sensation of “home” when I’m sitting there watching. I chose a few photos from a beach close to… More Travel Theme: Waves

Travel Theme: Spice

This week’s Travel Theme by Where’s my backpack is Spice. During my 3 weeks in Cambodia I had the chance to visit the famous Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. It was a rainy day making the sky and walls grey features blend in together, but the grass and the vegetation on the walls stood out… More Travel Theme: Spice