Chinese Pet Market – Huadiwan, Guangzhou

Note: Today’s post contains images you might find upsetting, especially if you are an animal lover like me. There is also a YouTube video to go alongside this article, which …

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 …

I visited a Secret Tea Shop in Guangzhou

I was invited by a friend to drink tea this afternoon. I didn’t know where we were going, but I was advised to wear smart clothes, so I knew we …

All aboard! Hop on, Hop off bus in Guangzhou

I had the pleasure of having my family come to Guangzhou for a visit. I took them around the city via Di Di Da Che and taxis at first, but …

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 …

Top things to do in Kaiping, Guangdong

I recently enjoyed a short trip to Kaiping, Guangdong. Famous for its 碉楼 (’diao lou’ meaning ‘watchtowers’). Getting there: Bus from Tianhe Coach Terminal. Around 50rmb. Expect a journey time …