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Where to get the best Pizza in Shenzhen!
Aug.27

Where to get the best Pizza in Shenzhen!

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What is life without pizza? Flatbread, tomato sauce, cheese and toppings all lovingly baked together, yum! The modern variant was invented in the Italian city of Naples. Indeed, Neapolitan pizza is safeguarded in the European Union as a “Traditional Speciality Guaranteed” dish. But while Italians do it best, the rest are catching-up with regional variants on traditional pizza....
Shenzhen Café
Aug.09

Shenzhen Café

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Café culture is, of course, a Western import. But the Chinese have taken to the idea with abandon over the last decade or so. Nowadays cafes with Chinese characteristics can be found nationwide and nowhere more so than Shenzhen . Typically cafés in Shenzhen are where East meets West, usually in the form of a coffee shop cum teahouse. Sometimes the décor leans to Europe, at ...
Tea Time in Hong Kong
Aug.08

Tea Time in Hong Kong

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Well before coffee became the officially acceptable and cool addiction to have, tea was the hot beverage of choice in Hong Kong. The humble drink was said to have been discovered by accident thousands of years ago when the Chinese emperor Shen Nong had some leaves from a tree fall into his hot drinking water. Tea, with its myriad of flavors, can be calming, invigorating, sooth...
Best places to eat France Food in Hong Kong - Franco Hong Kong
Aug.02

Best places to eat France Food in Hong Kong - Fran...

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If Hong Kong is synonymous with any two peoples, it’s the native Chinese and the British who ruled it as a crown colony from 1841 until 1997. The British imprint is everywhere, from the English language to pubs, from the architecture of government house to the financial and legal systems that still distinguish Hong Kong from Mainland China under the "one country two syst...
Bizarre Foods To Try In Hong Kong
July.11

Bizarre Foods To Try In Hong Kong

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One man’s food is another man’s poison, and one of the most eye-opening experiences of traveling is trying out the weird and bizarre foods of another culture. Prepare your senses for a wacky adventure and challenge your taste buds to Hong Kong’s bizarre foods, many of which can also be found in Southeast Asia. Just be mindful and remain respectful of the fact that whatever tas...
South Asian in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
July.03

South Asian in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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A lot of attention is given over to Western Expats and their relationship with locals in the Pearl River Delta region. But what about the South Asians – the Indians, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans, Pakistanis and Nepalese that make South China home? After all, China is a major trading partner with the great civilizations south of the Himalayas, drawing many businessmen and women to...
Best Pubs in Shenzhen
Jun.10

Best Pubs in Shenzhen

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If there’s one thing the blue and white-collar migrant workers enjoy, it’s a good shindig. After all, if young Chinese have a right to anything in this high-competition country, it is to let off a bit of steam, right? In Shenzhen , China’s migrant capital, that generally implies karaoke. That’s right KTV reigns here. And if your comrades (or clientele) can be lured away from y...
Brunch Sir? - Best Places for Brunch in Hong Kong
May.26

Brunch Sir? - Best Places for Brunch in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a great place to dine in the morning, as the Cantonese are renowned chefs with a serious breakfast culture. Traditionally, rice porridge (congee), cha kwai (a kind of oil fried bread stick) or wonton noodles are consumed. The ubiquitous cha canting (tea canteens) in the territory offer a vaguely westernized version of local fare, including pineapple buns and Hong ...
The Best Craft Beer Spots in Hong Kong
May.09

The Best Craft Beer Spots in Hong Kong

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The weather is getting hot, and nothing beats the heat better than an ice cold beer on a balmy evening. And certainly, you didn’t travel this far to get a can of Heineken in Hong Kong, did you? If you want a taste of local artisanal beer, save these places on your map and check them all out. You’ll find flavors that aren’t available anywhere else in the world, and there are a...
Top Halal Restaurants in Shanghai
Apr.24

Top Halal Restaurants in Shanghai

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Chow down on some of the best Halal foods in Shanghai where you can find a variety of cuisines. Some of the best Halal restaurants in the city include Hong Chang Xing, Oriental Yakexi, Guan Guan Ji, Xiyu Diyipan, Aladdin Halal Restaurant and many more. These restaurants serve a variety of cuisines such as authentic Chinese, Uighur and Indian. Hong Chang Xing Hong Chang Xing h...