HANOI: Train Street, Cho Dong Xuan market, street food and surviving French architecture

October 25, 2019

Have you ever visited Hanoi Train Street? What did you think? I’m up early to to see the 0900 to Ho Chi Minh City miss me by a few feet. Perhaps not everyone’s idea of a good time, but definitely unforgettable. I offer some tips about visiting Hanoi Train Street. I then stumble across the huge Cho Dong Xuan market and find why my overnight train from Nanning, China, doesn’t…

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NANNING-HANOI by rail! Easiest rail border crossing ever, or were online reports correct?

October 25, 2019

This overnight rail journey was the crossing I was most worried about, having read some scary reports online. After one last look around Nanning, I boarded the Chinese train across the China-Vietnam border to Hanoi. I end up at a very quiet station 5km from the city centre. MUSIC: Happiness by Bensound http://www.bensound.com – Creative Commons License used BEIJING – day of arrival https://youtu.be/CVpaXB03Yi8 – Full day Beijing https://youtu.be/I14v1rqM96U –…

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HIGH SPEED BULLET TRAIN Beijing to Shanghai: An amazing ride at 350 kmh. I try a shake test on board

October 25, 2019

Come and enjoy a first class ride on a first class train. China’s high-speed line from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao at 350 kmh. I try a shake test at top speed and can’t believe how smooth the ride is. MUSIC: Dreams by Bensound http://www.bensound.com – Creative Commons License used. BEIJING – day of arrival https://youtu.be/CVpaXB03Yi8 – Full day Beijing https://youtu.be/I14v1rqM96U – Looking for scammers https://youtu.be/5Nw4J0pb4sY – Great Wall of…

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Best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000 in India for September 2019

September 5, 2019

If you are looking to practice beginner level photography and need a feature-rich DSLR,  cameras under Rs 50,000 can suffice. Fortunately, Canon, Nikon and now Sony do have their best offerings in the price range in India. As this is a more beginner segment, ease of use is also prioritized as these could be your first DSLR with a changeable lens.  These companies have some real value for money DSLR…

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Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: the best portable speakers for any budget

July 5, 2019

Welcome to the Best Bluetooth Speakers Buying Guide: This is TechRadar's expert round-up of the best portable speakers you can buy in 2019. A portable Bluetooth speaker is a must-have device for the summer. It's a perfect companion for days at the beach, nights out by a bonfire and picnics in the park. Having said that, we also think a portable speaker is a great addition to any home for…

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Best 4K TV 2019: the Ultra-HD TVs you need to see to believe

June 26, 2019

Almost every television releasing to market these days is going to be a 4K TV, with a bucketload of pixels bringing increased clarity and detail to whatever it is you watch in your living room. But not all 4K TVs are created equal, and it may be hard to tell what are really the best 4K TVs out there. Each year new and improved models release to market, and our…

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Best gaming laptops 2019: the 10 top gaming laptops we’ve reviewed

June 4, 2019

The best gaming laptops have evolved so much in such a short amount of time, and now they’re more powerful than ever before. Thanks to introductions like Nvidia RTX graphics, the top-of-the-line gaming laptops can run the best PC games at higher resolutions and frame rates. You won’t need to build the best gaming PC to get powerful hardware and performance anymore. Plus, the top gaming laptops come in every…

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