Da Dong Peking Duck Restaurant

I an very much a sightseeing blogger not a food blogger, and have to admit to generally not taking many risks foodwise when travelling (nothing worse than travelers diarrhoea to ruin a holiday...). However, the one big meal out I did treat myself too was visiting a popular Peking Duck restaurant in Beijing. This was … Continue reading Da Dong Peking Duck Restaurant

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Mosaic Wanke Mall

After exploring the beautiful Sheng'en Temple, we headed into Changping itself for an evening at the mall.After browsing the shops for a short while, we stopped for dinner at an Italian style restaurant called Babela's Kitchen. The food was pretty decent - although rather awkwardly they didn't bring one of our friend's main course out … Continue reading Mosaic Wanke Mall

Sushi on West Nanjing Road

After spending an enjoyable afternoon visiting a park and cafe street, my roommate and I decided we would explore the culinary delights of central Shanghai. We hopped on the metro to West Nanjing Road where many restaurants and small eateries are. After a bit of exploring, we settled on a small sushi restaurant. This was … Continue reading Sushi on West Nanjing Road

Nanjing – Fuzimiao Cultural Street

This lovely (albeit rather tacky) shopping street really comes alive at night, with bright lights illuminating the old-style buildings, boats floating along the river, and even an impressive dance performance. It was, however, absolutely packed - this seems to be the place in Nanjing to come and enjoy local snacks, celebrate Chinese culture and buy … Continue reading Nanjing – Fuzimiao Cultural Street