My stomach has never been empty in Beijing

In my first China travel, the first thing I have noticed was Chinese women’s body shape. Most of Chinese women are all gracefully slender, and that at every ages. But, the second thing I have seen is that Chinese people love to eat snacks, everywhere, every time. Not logic right? I can’t explain it, but […]

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Tea time in GuangDong

Everyone knows that at 4 in the afternoon English people are having the traditional tea time. But did you know that Chinese people have their own traditional “tea time”? Well, the Chinese tea time has nothing to do with the English one, and in fact you could only “drink tea” in you travel to Guangzhou. […]

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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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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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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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Hot Pot!

If you ever travel to Beijing and want to try some traditional Chinese food, hot pot is a dish you should definitely consider! Comparable to fondue, hot pot is a delicious meal that can be shared with either a large group or a select few individuals. Either way, if you decide to go to a […]

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Contents May be Hot

On June 14, 2012, in Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Like many a weary traveler I was exhausted after the final leg of all of my China flights.  Once I landed I had to travel to Beijing, which was a traffic laden journey.  When I finally arrived in my apartment after a full day of traveling, I desperately wanted some water.  I could neither speak […]

Bottoms Up!

If you want to travel to Beijing and enjoy alcohol, it is imperative that you understand the drinking culture. In China, people drink a variety of alcoholic beverages, but the most interesting I have tried since arriving is baijiu. Baijiu is Chinese vodka, that is distilled from rice or sorghum depending on which part of […]

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Bang Bang Your Head and Eat Some Pizza

On June 14, 2012, in Beijing, Restaurants, Restaurants & Food, by Jack Li

Before I decided to come to Beijing I thought I might want to travel to Shanghai, But I am glad I chose to work in Beijing because I have never had this much fun in my life. Beijing takes you on a rollercoaster of adventure every day you go out and you always get back […]

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The delights of Peking Duck

On May 29, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Restaurants, Restaurants & Food, by Jack Li

Duck is without doubt one of my favourite meats, and for this reason it only feels right to attribute an article to a classic Chinese dish, namely Peking Duck. Tke a China travel trip, and you will find duck restaurants nationwide so this dish is definitely a must-try on all China tours. This popular dish […]

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