Category Archives: Wanderlust

LAST Chinese New Year (yes last, so slow to share!), we joined a few good friends to visit Nanjing and YangZhou.  We bought tickets to visit the palace in Nanjing, but it was SO crowded, we ended up leaving without seeing anything!  Luckily, we still caught the night market in the evening that was bustling […]

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Beijing: The Summer Palace The last day in Beijing.  We were up early and at the Summer Palace entrance at the dot at 8 (or 8.30).   The sky was a beautiful blue, the sun was shining… i couldn’t believe this was Beijing weather!  The Summer Palace was everything you would imagine a summer palace […]

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THE FORBIDDEN CITY IN BEIJING I say this all the time, but it is because i truly feel it.  I never imagined i would be here and see this.  Feel this. I remember when I used to watch those movies about Chinese emperors… or those with Jet Li, with lots of Hollywood special effects.  I would think: […]

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It was one amazing weekend.  I haven’t travelled much in China although he has.  I took the speed train to meet T in Beijing.  Must say, the speed train is AMAZING!!! SO comfortable, better than any train we’ve taken in Europe, silent, smooth, and fast.  Much faster than air cos there is none of that air traffic […]

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Yu Yuan Garden is one of the top tourist attraction in Shanghai.  Most of the place is rebuilt.  And unfortunately, it is now crowded with tourist shops everywhere.  But it is still very pretty despite.  If you are in Shanghai, its a perfect attraction to visit before going to the Shanghai Bund.  These are a few of […]

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One of the awesome things of living in Shanghai is having fresh affordable seafood.  I just love love LOVE seafood. An Evening in Shanghai with Friends and amazing seafood. Earlier this year, our dear friends organised a dinner for eating fresh seafood.  Servaas is Belgian, his wife Vera is Russian – but both speak fluent […]

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