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Gunns Travels Update & Current Plans

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Hello! It has been a little while since I last gave any kind of update on my current situation in regards to travel; and so I thought that, before I carried on I would give anyone who has followed up … Read More

China Instagram Highlights

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As with all my trips I captured a lot of the people, places and moments whilst working in China. There’s nothing I enjoy more than giving others a glimpse into daily life whilst I travel. My chosen platform is always … Read More

Exploring Beijing! Forbidden City, The Great Wall and Peking Duck

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A long weekend getaway to Beijing was one of the best few days of my travel experience here in China. I have always wanted to visit this busy, ancient and cultured city. I finally got the chance when I decided … Read More

你好 Nǐ hǎo China | Observations, Culture and Reflections

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I have now been in China for almost half a year, which is crazy to think how fast the time has gone. It has been both a fascinating discovery and one of my hardest experiences yet. It’s been up and … Read More

上海 | Shanghai Living

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A few clips from my time in Shanghai so far. A glimpse into everyday life here the people, culture and places in this modern metropolis.

Green Spaces | Shanghai

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This is a post about the ‘green spaces’ in Shanghai. As someone who is usually surrounded by nature when I travel, living and working in a city is something new to me; so of course I had to search out … Read More

Top 6 Must Have Apps In Shanghai

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I’ve been in Shanghai for 1 month now and there have been a few things that have made my settling in go incredibly smoothly – Apps! I’ll tell you the 6 must have apps in Shanghai to make your stay … Read More

How To: Set Up A Bank Account In China

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Living, travelling and working in China is pretty great, I won’t lie! In this post I’ll tell you how you go about setting up your Chinese bank account and the steps involved. It’s a very easy process so long as … Read More

Arriving in Shanghai & starting work at Kid Castle

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What to expect for the first few weeks in Shanghai working at Kid Castle teaching English. I made it! If you read my previous post on what I had to do to get this organised you’ll know it was a … Read More

How To Teach Abroad In China | Step-By-Step Guide TEFL English

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The complete process of thinking, applying & securing a job in China teaching English – from what you should consider to obtaining your permit & work visa! I have taken the steps to teach English abroad in China for 1 year … Read More

My Most Used Travel Gear Essentials

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We all have those go to essentials when we travel right? In this post I’ll list everything that I must have in my backpack when I travel. We live in a digital age so most of it comprises of electronics … Read More

10 Best Travel Experiences So Far

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Here at Gunns Travels, I like to promote travelling in any form. Wether it is a long haul trip or short break away, I want to use this space to encourage anyone to get out and explore; to grow as … Read More

10 Things I’ve Learned From Travelling

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If like me, you love the idea of travel and you love to learn new things; then you’ll be able to take something from this post! Travel is one of the best ways you can learn, develop and share ideas or … Read More

30 Bucket List Things To Do Before 30

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I thought I’d write up some incredible experiences to have in travelling – specifically around Asia as I’ll be heading there for the next few years. Have a read and enjoy some of these bucket items that will have your … Read More

Exploring Silves | Portugal

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Last year in between my trips to the eastern side of the globe, I managed to fit in a short break to Portugal! I visited the beautiful small town of Silves along the southern part of the country. It was … Read More

How To | Make Red Red Ghanaian Dish

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RED RED One of my absolute favourite dishes whilst I have been away has got to be Red Red – the plantain goodness from Ghana. Like the name suggests, red red is made with a mellow red palm oil accompanied … Read More

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