Shanghai Streetfood – Focus on Nanjing Road (East)

Chinese streetfood is heaven and what I miss more than anything. First, it offers such a variety and it is so flavourful that you could live on it for at least a few years (if you don’t worry about a bit of oiliness). Second, in all of my –and my friends’- experimentation, no one has ever felt... Continue Reading →


China, Zhangjiajie Park: a sad note on beautiful wilderness

At the beginning of my experience in China, I was eager to devote my travels to exploring its wilderness and, hopefully, wildlife. I scanned National Parks and came across incredibly surreal and absolutely stunning pictures of Zhangjiajie, in the Northern part of the Hunan province (famous for spicy food and Mao's birthplace). When a friend... Continue Reading →

Chinese sweets: an unexpected discovery

It is in China – a country free of the “dessert” concept – that I developed my sweet-tooth. Overdoing it, just a bit. The idea of “dessert” is uncommon as ending a meal with something sweet is not a habit. I’ve found that it’s easier to find sweets at snack times or even during the... Continue Reading →

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