School Garden Project.

Back to school this week. Between setting up my classroom, attending and facilitating workshops, it’s been a hectic first week back. My lovely school principal has noticed my passion for teaching about plants and nature, and has come through on her promise to...
Lingnan Flower Market – 岭南花卉市场

Lingnan Flower Market – 岭南花卉市场

Quick details: Lingnan Flower Market 岭南花卉市场 Address: 57 FangXingLu ( near JiaoKou metro station ), Guangzhou, China 芳兴路57号(近窖口汽车客运站) I haven’t added to this blog in so long, as I didn’t really have a focus. Over the past few weeks I have been getting into...
A field Guide to Guangzhou’s Fruit Shops

A field Guide to Guangzhou’s Fruit Shops

A Field Guide to Guangzhou Fruit Shops by Nathan Rioux In China, there is a strong emphasis on physical health and maintaining a proper diet. Part of this regimen is the concept of treating fruit as a dessert. In the USA, big chocolate cakes or brownies topped with...
中秋节 Mid-Autumn Festival in Foshan

中秋节 Mid-Autumn Festival in Foshan

Tomorrow is October 4th- Mid-Autumn festival in China- meaning big family meals, glutinous mooncakes and lanterns! I’m out in a small village near Foshan to celebrate with family. It’s custom to bring moon cakes and gift them to family members, hence the crazy amount...
Nan Yuan Restaurant 南园酒家

Nan Yuan Restaurant 南园酒家

This evening, I went to an amazing restaurant in Guangzhou. Tucked away behind some Lingnan style exterior walls, you'll find this extraordinary Cantonese restaurant. You'll find this restaurant by getting the bus to 云桂村 (Yun Gui Cun) or taking a taxi to...
Yangshuo, Guangxi Province

Yangshuo, Guangxi Province

Of all the places I’ve visited in China, Yangshuo remains one of my favourite destinations. There’s nothing like getting on a bicycle and cycling through the paddy fields and old villages, which seem to be frozen in time. Breathtaking views ensure...
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