Category Archive: China/Hong Kong

Food Review: Sing Kee – a Popular Dai Pai Dong in Hong Kong

My good friend Chingo, our expert advice giver for our trip in china, told us about dai pai dongs in Hong Kong. Basically, they are little restaurants that are set up somewhat “illegally”… Continue reading

Guesthouse Review – The New Lucky Guesthouse in Hong Kong

The New Lucky Guesthouse is one of a kind. Nowhere have we ever paid 30 dollars a night to stay in what can only be described as a shoe box with a shower.… Continue reading

Our Favourite Dumplings in Shanghai and probably the rest of China – Yang’s Dumplings

Now, Shanghai, I must warn you, was our favourite place for dumplings. We found so many in Shanghai for really cheap prices and really great value and taste. You could get dumplings fried,… Continue reading

A Not So Forbidden Place – Beijing’s Forbidden City

There are so many things to see and do in Beijing and obviously, The Fobidden City is one of them. Daniel and I decided to tackle the old city after being on an… Continue reading

The Summer Palace in Beijing – A Photo Essay

The Summer Palace is a truly beautiful attraction in Beijing, China. Anyone who goes to Beijing should definitely make time to go see the Summer Palace as its not only a beautiful historical… Continue reading

Cycling Day

Today (21/5/12) Kelly and I decided to hire bikes to explore the massive city that is Beijing. It honestly has almost too many landmarks to visit in an entire month let alone the… Continue reading

Olympic Fever!

This is not necessarily a “traditional” Chinese landmark or experience, but with only a couple of Months until the next Olympic games the site of  the previous Beijing Olympics in 2008 has become… Continue reading

Food Glorious Food!

After leaving China today we already started reflecting and contemplating on what we loved in that amazing country. Food was definitely one massive plus and I thought I would share some of our… Continue reading

Muslim Quarter Street Snacks in Xi’an

If you want to be adventurous with Chinese snacks and try some of their delicacies, a trip to the Muslim Quarter is a must! At night, the streets are packed with people who… Continue reading

Great Wall of China

For those dedicated blog readers I am sure that there are several hundreds posts on this topic everyday, I haven’t overstated anything, just want to provoke some conversation with people who have been.… Continue reading