How I Spent 3 Days in Shanghai — Travel With Nano B.

So what do I think about Shanghai? I won’t lie, I have mixed feelings. On one hand, it has arresting views of skyscrapers, impressive architecture, excellent spa treatments, great luxury shopping (there are as many Gucci shops as there are Starbucks, I kid you not), and a food scene to match. It is energetic, diverse, and […]

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Café Confucius, Beijing — LIFE OF SHAL

Situated near the Confucius Temple in Dongcheng is a little Buddhist inspired coffee shop. Its mention in many China inspired guidebooks made me fairly curious as to how a little roadside café nestled in the heart of a hutong could be named after one of the most famous temples in all of Beijing which led […]

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A simple guide to trying local street food in China — LIFE OF SHAL

I was never a girl to try local street food but let the truth be told: and that is my perception of street food soon changed after living in China for two and half years. Street food is not just food in China, it’s a culture. It’s a way of life. Whether you’re on your […]

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Tasting Bullfrog in China — LIFE OF SHAL

One of the things I love about China is the endless opportunities to try new and exotic foods. The Chinese love their food and eating a meal is a tradition that should be done both on time and with large numbers of people. Chinese dining etiquette is very different to western eating habits. It is […]

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