Monthly Archives: October 2018

Shanghai China

  I have been here many times before. The most recent in my blog are October 2010 and October 2013. Our first in Shanghai,  I went to the Shanghai Botanical Gardens to the south of the city as I had … Continue reading

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Qingdao (Tsingtao) China

Qingdao, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, is a seaside city with fresh, clean air and several views of the Yellow Sea on two sides. It has the largest bathing beach in Asia and produces the famous Tsingtao … Continue reading

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Tianjin China

I have been to Tianjin before. Here is a link to my blog:  https://lesliesh.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/tianjin-china/ This is a port from which people can take an overnight tour to Beijing as we are here for two days.  I have been to Beijing … Continue reading

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Dalian China

Dalian is a modern port city on the Liaodong Peninsula, at the southern tip of China’s Liaoning Province. To the east, is the Yellow Sea, and to the west is the Bohai Sea.  It was   founded by the Russians in … Continue reading

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Dalian China

Dalian is a modern port city on the Liaodong Peninsula, at the southern tip of China’s Liaoning Province. To the east, is the Yellow Sea, and to the west is the Bohai Sea.  It was   founded by the Russians in … Continue reading

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Sasebo, Japan

Sasebo is a small city in Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu. Located on a natural harbour near the mouth of Omura Bay, it expanded rapidly in the late 19th century as a naval base. The town was partially … Continue reading

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Busan Korea

Busan is the second largest city in Korea. It has Korea’s largest seaport but also has beautiful beaches.  It has a department store, Lotte, that has been said to be the largest in the world and several interesting markets.  Jagalchi … Continue reading

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