The Portland Japanese Garden is one of the many must see’s in Portland. Sitting right next to the International Rose Test Garden, it is part of the magnificent Washington Park.
Portland’s International Rose Test Garden is what you imagine an English rose garden to be but on crack. It is basically a test of how many roses you can shove into a garden before someone starts asking questions. It’s amazing!
Besides the Forbidden City, there is plenty more to see and do in Beijing. One of my favourite historic sites is the Temple of Heaven, a sprawling park with beautiful historic buildings and the aforementioned temple.
One of the must do’s on everyone’s Beijing lists surely is the Forbidden City. Once politically the heart of China, it now sits at the geographical heart of the Chinese capital.
I love to travel and I like to think I know a little about travelling in general. And because I’ve just returned from a trip to Hong Kong and Macau (more on that later) I’d like to share a few tips for travelling with you.