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Guangzhou Canton Tower

Guangzhou Canton Tower

When we were in Guangzhou this winter, there was a new tourist attraction in town that we absolutely had to check out: the Guangzhou Canton Tower. It’s located in southeast Guangzhou right …Read the Rest

Grocery Shopping in China: Street Carts and Grocery Stores in China

Grocery Shopping in China: Street Carts and Grocery Stores in China

There are many household chores that bother me. Grocery shopping is not one of them. The older I get, the more I enjoy cooking and picking out food to do …Read the Rest

Getting a Foot Massage in China

Getting a Foot Massage in China

Have you ever gotten a foot massage in China? It’s quite an experience. The one I enjoyed the most so far was years ago in Xi-an after we had visited the terracotta …Read the Rest

What Do People Eat in China? Chinese Hot Pot

What Do People Eat in China? Chinese Hot Pot

Back to What Do People Eat in China! I already posted about Mao’s favorite dish, my new favorite tropical fruit, and the not-so-Chinese-yet-very-common-in-China sushi and sashimi. Let’s add something you might not be …Read the Rest

What Do People Eat in China? Sushi and Sashimi

What Do People Eat in China? Sushi and Sashimi

When we were in Guangzhou earlier this year, we ate out a lot. Like, a lot! You don’t even want to know the quantities of fried rice and fried noodles …Read the Rest

What Do People Eat in China? Dragon Fruit

What Do People Eat in China? Dragon Fruit

Back to my shiny new series What Do People Eat in China? And since I took some neat pictures I’m also submitting this post to Travel Photo Thursday 🙂 Weeeee! Head …Read the Rest

Workout On The Road: Running The South China Botanical Garden

Workout On The Road: Running The South China Botanical Garden

Since we were kind of snowed in this weekend (yes, it snows even in Texas sometimes :)), I decided to postpone my weekly run until better weather comes around. Luckily, …Read the Rest

What Do People Eat in China? Braised Pork Belly

What Do People Eat in China? Braised Pork Belly

When people ask me about my recent trip to China, many of them ask: What do people eat in China? Well, lots of things. First off, really none of the …Read the Rest

From Guangzhou to Hong Kong and back to the US

From Guangzhou to Hong Kong and back to the US

This is the last post about our trip to Asia in May 2010. All post about this trip can be found here. Thanks to the food poisoning in Macau our bus …Read the Rest

Streets of Guangzhou

Streets of Guangzhou

One thing that always sticks out to me in Guangzhou is the clash between old and new, rich and poor, Eastern and Western cultures. There are old Chinese gates and …Read the Rest

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