Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dragon Well Tea

Here’s another post from Hangzhou, in which I will tell you all about the fabulous Dragon Well Tea (Long Jing Cha).  Hangzhou is quite well-known for it’s high-quality green tea.  I don’t think I need to go into detail about … Continue reading

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Hangzhou West Lake

A quick post to talk about Hangzhou’s West Lake.  First off, Hangzhou is beautiful, and is considered one of the best cities to live in China.  And one of the most famous sites is the West Lake.  It’s a natural … Continue reading

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Coming Home and Leaving Once More

Coming home meant unwinding.  Coming down from my travel high, and taking the time to do very little aside from hang around the house and get my life back in order.  I’ve been doing all the things I couldn’t while … Continue reading

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Tai-Chi Hip-Hop

So there was one day when we went to Nanjing Road area and they were having a Tai-Chi Hip-Hop Performance/Competition.  I tried to record as many of the performances as I could, but obviously it won’t be the greatest quality: … Continue reading

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Of Note: Wedding Photos?

Something interesting that we noticed is that occasionally, at some of the more scenic or iconic locations in China, you will see people taking wedding photos.  It’s apparently quite common and we spotted more than one couple doing a photoshoot … Continue reading

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Nanjing Road and The Bund [Image Heavy]

Okay, so if there’s one place in Shanghai that you absolutely must go to, it would be the Bund.  No doubt about it, it’s the iconic Pudong Skyline that Shanghai is known for.  If you’re taking the Shanghai Metro, you’re … Continue reading

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Lu Xun Park and Museum

Right near our school was a large and beautiful park–Lu Xun Park.  It had a large pond or small lake where people could take out small paddle boats and explore the area.  Surrounding the lake were multiple tree-lined pathways, some … Continue reading

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