梅菜扣肉 (Braised pork belly with preserved vegetables)

Reminiscing About Food in Beijing

I went to China on a group packaged holiday back in June 2018 and I only got the chance to sort through my photos now because I was super busy at work. Scrolling through my photos, I saw the photos of food and it is making me missing China so much!! I was actually going to Inner Mongolia, China, and we had the choice of … Continue reading Reminiscing About Food in Beijing

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China Travels: Temple of Heaven (天坛)

The Temple of Heaven (天坛) was another major highlight of my tour of Beijing. I thought that the Forbidden City (紫禁城/故宫) was massive but the Temple of Heaven is about 7 times larger at 2.73 square kilometres. HOLEY SHEET!! Also, technically, the Temple of Heaven was supposed to be an extension/part of the Forbidden City but it became a separate property in the end. I’m not very … Continue reading China Travels: Temple of Heaven (天坛)

China Travels: Forbidden City (紫禁城/故宫)

The Forbidden City is one of the places to visit on my bucket list. You have no idea how excited and fascinated I am with visiting the place. I watch too many dramas and period dramas (古装) is one of my most favourite genre; another genre being those martial arts/pugilistic world (武侠) types. Some of you might recognise the places in the photo above from some of … Continue reading China Travels: Forbidden City (紫禁城/故宫)

China Travels: Tian’anmen Square (天安门广场)

Tian’anmen Square (天安门广场) is no doubt one of the most famous and popular landmarks in Beijing and the entire China as well. I’m not repeating the entire history of the Tian’anmen Square here but I’d suggest that you go google and read up about the historical importance of this place if you don’t already know why. The plaza is one of the largest plazas in the world … Continue reading China Travels: Tian’anmen Square (天安门广场)