Tag Archives: APAC

APAC OTN Tour 2013

Just a quick plug for an upcoming OTN tour, that I’m not on this year. Auckland, New Zealand : 8th November (agenda) Perth, Australia : 12th-13th November (agenda) Tokyo, Japan : 13th-15th November Beijing, China : 17th-18th November Guangzou, China : 19th November I attended the OTN Asia Pacific Tour in 2011, which included some [...]

OTN APAC Tour: NZOUG Day 1 & 2

The evening before the NZOUG conference was a bit chaotic. There was still no resolution to the Qantas fiasco and I was starting to believe I would have to cancel my sessions in Perth and try to fly home from Auckland. I tried to switch my flights, but everything was sold out. By the next [...]

OTN APAC Tour: Beijing, China (update)

Following on from my previous post, once the OTN APAC event was over I managed to see some of the sights of Beijing and the surrounding area, including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall and Ming Tombs. I’ve uploaded some photos here, but it seems my photography skills are getting worse, not better. [...]

APAC OTN Tour: Beijing, China

My flights to China were rather uneventful. The Birmingham to Dubai leg was delayed by an hour due to fog in Dubai. I had a 4 hour connection in Dubai originally, so the delay was no big deal. Arriving in Beijing was a littleĀ unnerving. I misplaced the Chinese version of the hotel address, but had [...]