Prepare to Set Sail!: The Ship (houjie)

Avast ye! Dry land and dry mouth? Work and life got you panting and parched on all conceivable levels? Then chart a course and sail on down to our galley

Eat in Dongland: Z Club Thai Restaurant

Let me be very clear from the inception of this review: if you love Thai food, then there really is only one proper option in Dongguan these days. Now, I

Look Out Below!

You might have already heard about the scenic glass skywalk in Zhangjiajie (Hunan), but did you know Dongguan also has one of its own? After planning and building for about

Curry Up and Eat: The Indian Restaurant

Earlier this year, a new Indian restaurant opened on Bar Street, opposite BB Club. Before moving to China, our favorite restaurant back home had the most delicious Indian food and

For the Foodie Dogs

For all the dogs out there who’ve grown tired of the average treat, this will be a happy day. The aptly named Lip-Smacking is Dongguan’s first specifically doggie treat bakery,

Bass, Beats, Melody: Gangster Bar

Imagine a club-slash-bar-slash-underground haven. Then, picture being there. Then, imagine it’s here, it’s now and it’s in Batou at your friendly neighbourhood: Loft 8. And a river runs through it.

Try Angry Tea

The Japan-originated stick figure “Orz” representing a guy kneeling and bending his head down is often used to show frustration in Internet speak. In Chinese, “Cha” means tea. Based on

Raise Your Glass: Cheer Bar

The wow factor is definitely there as you walk in—lights, beers, friendly staff, immediate service, a red pool table, big screen, proper tables and to top it all off, a

East-West Vegetarian: Ru Shi Su (汝是素)

Ordering protein dishes in China can be challenging. Will the chicken come chopped with bones? How will I cut up the meat with a lone pair of chopsticks? Will it

Cool off This Summer

Ice Star skating rink laid smack dab in the middle of Nancheng’s upscale One Mall might just be a clever replacement for the movies to beat the summer heat. Featuring