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Shaping Monday market; Where There’s Not Much to Buy if You’re Not a Farmer

Located 30km away from Dali Old City, Shaping is famous for their weekly morning market. It’s on every Monday from 9am to 2pm. Just take a bus go north from Dali (10 CNY one way), and you’ll see many little villages around Erhai Lake. Shaping is one of the small villages. Dali is a worthwhile …

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Eating Bugs in Jianshui, Yunnan, China – Video Proof!

    Jianshui Barbecue (Jianshui chaokao 建水 烧烤)   Jianshui is a small town in southern Yunnan Province, China. It’s not glamorous as Yangshuo or Dali. There’s not much to do or see. It’s not famous for anything, I don’t think. Yet this is one of personal favourite places in China so far. People are …

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What You Can Do with US$1 in Jianshui, Yunnan, China

    One late night in Jianshui, we were looking for something to eat, doubting anything would open at this late hour. Then we stumbled upon this little night market with full of barbecue stalls. Chicken feet, pig feet, chicken butt… No, we weren’t in the mood for a heavy barbecue.   “Mi-sheng?”   We …

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Introducing Food of Guangxi Province, China

    Guangxi Province is well known for the scenery. We were also there for explore the scenery but we discovered another Guangxi’s winning point: the food. It is not as charismatic as Sichuanese food, and not well known as Beijing style, but is certainly enjoyable. While I was staying in Yangshuo and Gulin, I …

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Tropical Fruits in Laos and Graphic Guide to How to Eat Them

    One of the best things about being in a tropical country is their fruit. How can I resist having mango, mangosteen, and papaya everyday? It is more desirable because I couldn’t get them in my home country; where there are four significant seasons. And of course, they are sweet and juicy, sour and …

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Hong Kong Central-Mid Level Escalator in Motion

    In Central Hong Kong, you’ll see the sign says ‘escalator’ and people often guide you to ‘take the escalator’ to get to somewhere. What is so special about the escalator? Because this is world’s longest indoor escalator and it is crossing the whole central area of Hong Kong Island. Get on and get …

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