When I was a child, I always fantasized about a typical winter: snowmen; huge Christmas trees; everything is covered by snow; people sitting around fireplaces warming up themselves… For me, it was impossible to see that because the winter in Hongkong is so mild, there is never snow, and Hongkong people freak out when temperature… Read More Finnish Lappland Adventure – Part 1
Almost at the end of my bike trip for this year, I arrived Monte San Guisto, the smiling city in the east of Italy and spent a memorable week there! I have never been to a festival like Clown&Clown before, it did consist of fantastic programs with a variety of clown and artist performances, but… Read More Clown & Clown Festival in Monte San Guisto, Italy
Route details: Tubingen – Ulm – Munich Distance: 237km (by bike 85km) Duration: 5 days (actual riding: 1 day) Difficulty: ★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (3 nights); camping (1 night) Expenditure: €228 including the new bike and bus ticket In the morning leaving Tubingen, my host Martin even rode with me even though he was late,… Read More Bike broken, Lesson learned
Route details: Zurich – Interlaken – Bern – Basel – Freiburg – Karlsruhe – Tubingen Distance: 633km Duration: 13 days (actual riding: 7 days) Difficulty: ★★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (11 nights); camping (2 nights) Expenditure: €55.9 Switzerland is the most expensive country I have been, everything is like double or triple the price compare to… Read More Swiss Lakes and Black Forest
Route details: Cannes – Monaco – Savona – Genova – Pavia – Milan – Como – Lugano – Bellinzona – San Bernardino Pass – Chur – Bad Ragaz – (Vaduz) – St Gallen – Zurich Distance: 783km Duration: 16 days (actual riding: 9 days) Difficulty: ★★★★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (11 nights); camping (5 nights) Expenditure:… Read More Hiking in Italy, Biking through the Alps and all the way to Zurich
Route details: Barcelona – Viladamat – Leucate – Narbonne – Montpellier – Marseille – Cannes Distance: 739km Duration: 15 days (actual riding: 8 days) Difficulty: ★ Accommodation: Warmshower hosts/friends (13 nights); camping (2 nights) Expenditure: €52.6 After my short stay in Barcelona visiting some old friends, I started my journey along the coast of Mediterranean… Read More Sunshine and beaches along the French Mediterranean coast
Cycled through the southern Part of Finalnd and Aland, I will come back again in winter!
There is a strong emphasis on “Filial piety” in traditional families that parents or seniors expect their children to take care of them when they grow old. This idea is deeply embedded in many cultures, and it is actually a good security to ensure the elderly is taken care of. However if the ultimate mission… Read More Taking care of our happiness vs taking care of families
As many ordinary people think, life should be getting good education, finding an excellent job, earning a lot of money, then marry a beautiful partner, start a happy family, have bunch of kids, live in a grand house… That is the dream of many people, I admit that I used to think like that when… Read More Why do you need more?