The noodles way of life

On July 4, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Instant noodles were invented by the Japanese, but the biggest consumers of these noodles are the Chinese ! Chinese people eat 42 billion packs of instant noodles per year, that is to say that they represent 44% of the world consumption of these noodles, amazing right ? In fact, I’ve never eaten as much noodles […]

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Ladies and gentlemen : Place your bets !

On July 3, 2012, in China Attractions, China Travel Gossip, Other Regions, by Jack Li

Macao is a little city in the South of China, in GuangDong province, on the western bank of the Pearl River Delta. This city is composed of 3 parts, the Macao peninsula which is connected to the mainland China, and 2 other islands : Taipa and Coloane. This is a charming-29km2-little city, which has nothing […]

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Nightlife at Wudaokou : Student hangouts

On July 3, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Have you ever been to WuDaoKou during your travel to Beijing ? WuDaoKou is located in the 4th ring of Beijing, Haidian district. This place is known as the “student’s area” because of the numerous universities around. I think that this place is way more fun than SanLiTun if you don’t have a lot of […]

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Tips!

Prior to my travel to Beijing, I honestly did not know a lot about China or Chinese culture. However, since I have stepped off my China flight, that has changed immensely. There are a lot of cultural differences that I wish I would have known about previous to coming to China. There are also a […]

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3:10 to Shanghai

On June 29, 2012, in Cool Places, Featured China Stories, Shanghai, by Jack Li

My time in Beijing is coming to a close, and it’s time to move on with my China travel.  Beijing has been my home for the last month and I have made great friends, had a *ahem* heck of a time, and seen the sights, but it’s time to move on.  It’s time to travel […]

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Cool Couples Coordinating Clothing!!!

On June 29, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Cultural Experience, by Jack Li

Would you ever consider matching your significant other whenever you two are out and about together? I personally would say no, but that is not the case for most couples here in China. When you travel to Beijing, prepare to see couples wearing matching t-shirts as well as males carrying females’ purses. When I saw […]

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Shopping in Beijing

On June 27, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Shopping, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing, you will end up wanting to bring a piece of Beijing home with you.  Depending on what you want to purchase as a souvenir, there are many places to shop in Beijing. From the minute you step off of one of your China flights, you are greeted with not only […]

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Beidaihe Beach

On June 21, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Cool Places, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

Want an escape from crazy city life? Located in the warm temperate zone, Beidaihe beach is a popular tourist destination where many people can go to spend a weekend to escape the constant hustle and bustle of the crowded city. When you travel to Beijing or if you travel to Shanghai for an extended amount […]

 

A Taste of the West

On June 18, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing or any other foreign country for that matter, I feel as though at some point in the vacation there is always someone in the group who ends up feeling a little bit homesick. While this is not the case for me, that is not entirely true for all of my […]

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How to Succeed in Haggling without really trying

On June 15, 2012, in Beijing, China Attractions, China Travel Gossip, Shopping, by Jack Li

So you can buy Ray Ban’s for 40 RMB (about $6 US) ?[EDIT: I ended up buying them for 20RMB]  Count me in.  This weekend I’m going on a trip to the Silk Market, a world renowned Chinese market where you can buy everything from custom suits, to silk robes, to cell phones.  I recommend you […]

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