World Smile Day: Fifteen Smiles from Fifteen Countries

World Smile Day: Fifteen Smiles from Fifteen Countries

World Smile Day which takes place on the first Friday of October in honour of Harvey Ball who created the Smiley Face back in 1963. Smiley has come a long way in fifty-two years! In 2018, the date for World Smile Day is Friday 5th October. The message for World Smile...
Adventures in Mongolia

Adventures in Mongolia

05 July to 22 July 2010 As I write this, we are part way into the 31 hour train journey from Ulaan Bator to Beijing – plenty of time to reflect on our Mongolian experience.  It’s been an interesting 3 weeks and I’ve really enjoyed what we’ve...
All Aboard … the Trans Mongolian

All Aboard … the Trans Mongolian

More commonly called the Trans Siberian, the leg of the journey we were taking from Datong in northern China to Mongolia’s capital, Ulan Bator is part of the Trans Mongolian route.  We boarded the train at 2.15 in the afternoon for our 25 hour journey to UB...

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