China Category

October 19, 2016

3 Places not to visit in Beijing

Been there, done that. That usually the tourist’s mantra. Go to a country. Die die must visit those iconic places that are featured so prominently in the tourist brochure and…

June 9, 2016

Great Wall of China Marathon – Conquer the Wall

This is the 2nd year that I am experiencing a Great Wall Marathon. Last year the race was held at Jinshangling and involves the full marathon runners running 4 loops…

June 5, 2016

The Great Wall at Zhangjiakou

Whenever people talk of visiting the Great Wall of China. they only think of the beautiful nice wall in say Badaling or the slightly more out of the way Jinshanling.…

May 27, 2016

Beijing Zoo and Aquarium

I make it a point to visit the major zoo in every country that I visit.  Last year when I was in New Zealand, we wanted to visit the zoo…

May 14, 2015

Of Surface and Leather

In China, apparently you can eat “surface” and “leather”. You can also order Fried Enema, whatever that is, or if you feeling vampirish,  a wang mao blood. This is my bowl…

May 12, 2015

Street Food in Beijing

I enjoyed eating street food whenever I travel overseas. And one of my favourite place for street food is Bangkok which has almost everything. And then what I saw in…