Tag Archives : China

Travel Guide to Sanya, The ‘Hawaii’ of China


  Introducing Sanya How to Get There Where to Stay What to Do   INTRODUCING SANYA Sanya is billed as “China’s Hawaii”  and this is the next best alternative for southeast Asians who want to experience the relaxing beach life but do not wish to travel so far to Honolulu. It has been on my travel bucket list for the longest time and…

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The Summer Palace


Beijing, China I was in Beijing last week and I visited the Summer Palace [颐和园], a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Beijing, China. This was the Imperial family’s summer retreat. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. I have been to the Forbidden City but this Summer Palace was more impressive to me because of the scenic views.…

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Xiao Long Bao, My Love!


Shanghai, China This is my first flight to China this year. Like finally! I love flights to China! Food is cheap! Everything is cheap! I love chinese food! I live like a Queen whenever I am in China. I re-visited YuYuan (豫园) and you can view my previous post on YuYuan here. I took a cab to YuYuan and the…

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The Forbidden City


Beijing, China This is a late post on my trip to The Forbidden City in Beijing on January this year. I always feel that there is an air of mystery with a lot of untold stories in this imperial palace. Prior to the trip, my Chinese colleagues have already advised me not to stay till too late and the haunted…

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A Day To The Ancient Watertown…


Shanghai, China  It was an impromptu call up to Shanghai but nevertheless, I had a worthwhile trip to QiBao Ancient Watertown (七宝古镇). There is lots of photo opportunity found in this quaint little thousand year old town, where you can still find antique buildings from the Northern Song Dynasty. May I suggest having an empty stomach when you visit this…

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Shanghai Tang


Shanghai, China Headed out to Yuyuan Garden,  a place where you can find architecture from the Ming and Qing dynasty. You can find many local snacks in Yuyuan Garden too. Ordered the Da Zha Xie 大闸蟹 (hairy crab) and it costs RMB48 per pc. And I thought it was RMB48 per plate! So it costs a wholly sum of RMB144 which makes…

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