Category: China

how to be a tourist in your own home

how to be a tourist in your own home

How, you ask? By cooking! 2020 has been the year of no travels. Quarantine gave me more time on my hands, so I used that time to cook different dishes from around the globe. Some were attempts to recreate my favorite dishes I’ve eaten during my travels, and some were dishes from places still on … Continue reading how to be a tourist in your own home

10 foods you should say, “ni hao” to in china

10 foods you should say, “ni hao” to in china

I wish I got the chance to try a lot more food but unfortunately, we were only in China for about five days. As with any country, China has its regional cuisines (I highly recommend watching, “Flavorful Origins” on Netflix to learn more about Chaoshan and Yunnan cuisines). Being that China is one of the … Continue reading 10 foods you should say, “ni hao” to in china

how to be a tourist in shaoxing

how to be a tourist in shaoxing

Shaoxing is located 1.5 to 2 hours (by train ride) south of Shanghai. We visited the town since we were visiting Ben’s Grandpa. It’s not a major city in China so most tourists traveling to China probably would not be adding this town to their itineraries. But should you find yourself in Shaoxing, these are … Continue reading how to be a tourist in shaoxing

7 things you should know if you’re applying for a china visa

7 things you should know if you’re applying for a china visa

If you’re planning to visit China, you’ll need a Visa. There are different forms you can select from, depending on the reason for your visit and the length of your stay. Here are some things to keep in mind before you apply: Download and complete the correct form (typed, in caps) prior to your visit … Continue reading 7 things you should know if you’re applying for a china visa