China

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

First off, I’ll say that I’m a huge fan of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It was his quote and his TV show that inspired me to become a more adventurous eater. Andrew always said, “If it looks good, eat it!” Several years back, I went to Iceland and ate sheep testicle, putrified shark, whale blubber and more bizarre foods. I must say it was probably the most adventurous... »

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

A couple weeks ago I made my first trip to Shanghai, China. Let’s just say it was a VERY interesting trip. If you’ve ever been to Shanghai or for that matter, China, you can certainly relate to some of the things. Enjoy! 1) Hearing the ‘I’m about to spit sound’ will always gross you out. Chinese people spit everywhere and all the time. It will be one of the most terri... »

Why It’s Possible to Go Around the World in Under a Day

Why It’s Possible to Go Around the World in Under a Day

Shenzhen, China has become a special city for me. Despite the mishaps that we had to encounter from our tour, the state was still a momentous one because of the illustrious ‘Window of the World’ theme park. The well-known site has about 130 miniature replicas of the most famous tourist attractions all over the globe. Exploring the 48-hectare land can be done in a day. But we only got to see at lea... »

7 Reasons Why Hong Kong is a Must-see Destination

7 Reasons Why Hong Kong is a Must-see Destination

Hong Kong was the first Asian country that I visited outside of the Philippines. I instantly loved everything about the state, starting from the long climb up the seated Tian Tan Buddha, riding the cable cars to and fro Ngong Ping, shopping around Mongkok and experiencing the 360° view from the rooftop of The Peak. The things that you can do in Hong Kong are endless. But I’ve managed to list down ... »