A Weekend in Qingdao

Tranquil, idyllic and slightly inebriated. Home of the internationally famous beer, you may expect to find streets packed with drunkards, but will find cheery granddads and taxi drivers, instead. Anyone who has

The Food Behind the Dragon

Everyone knows the racing dragons that invade local waterways each June. Some may have even tried zongzi, the holiday treat. but almost assuredly, almost no one knows how to make

24 hours in Siem Reap

The famous Angkor Wat and the surrounding Siem Reap aren’t just places for photos. There’s also plenty of room to make your adventure there the most amnestic trip you’ve ever

A City of Fairy Tales and Goblins

Backpackers and budget travel. What matters is to breathe in a little China and this was our prerogative when we arrived. Destination: Guilin.   With intentions to explore, we were

Eat, Pick and See

There’s nothing like Getting out of the city and into the wild. Everything’s better at the source, but especially fruits and vegetables. Though normally framed as the world’s factory, Dongguan

Enter the Dragon

When was the last time you were nearly consumed by a fire breathing dragon? Regardless of what any Chinese friends tell you, they aren’t your friends. Unless, you’re made of

Donggusn’s Tigers Set To Win Title

Against all odds, the Tigers have added some key veterans, trained up their youth and now they’re on a warpath to once again claim the CBA championship. Head Strength Coach,

A Canton Weekender

With Chinese New Year already passed, hopefully you can relax a bit with a trip close to home. this time, forget the airports, visas and passports. This next trip is

Making way for New Dominance

Frank Silva, begins his self-published 2012 work by declaring that his book isn’t intended as political work, but one that is meant to focus on history and economics. I would

Absurdities of Our new Home

Arthur Mersault’s satirical novel is an absurdist work, which unabashedly displays its influences (Kafka, in particular) like an oversized knock-off belt buckle. Mersault can seem—brazenly, at times—unsympathetic toward China. Nevertheless,