China isn’t the easiest expat posting but my time in Beijing embodied everything I love about living and working in another country: namely new experiences and the challenge of trying to comprehend them. If you are planning on taking the plunge and moving to the Middle Kingdom here are 10 things to think about before you go:
Modern skyscrapers and super sized shopping malls sit alongside historical sites and colourful ethnic areas like Little India and Kampong Glam in Asia’s ‘second city’, showing what happens when the Western world successfully collides with the Orient.
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Dr David Mannion (PhD), is an astronomer onboard the £300m Viking Jupiter – the line's newest ocean ship.
Mannion – who is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, a teacher, the head of science in an international college and an extremely enthusiastic speaker on all topics to do with astronomy – stepped away from the telescope to share what inspires him to explore the mysteries of the universe, with Telegraph Cruise.
River cruises are on the rise. A total of 232,300 river cruises were taken by British and Irish holidaymakers last year, an increase of 10.4 per cent from 2017, according to figures released from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK today.
Find out more here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/cruises/news/river-cruising-continues-to-rise-in-popularity/
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