• Best restaurants in Shanghai and what to eat

    The food tour was kindly hosted by Untour Shanghai but all opinions are my own

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    This is post 9 of 9 in the series “China” When people think of Shanghai, the image of soup dumplings is among the first thing that pops up. With more than just Shanghainese cuisine to offer, it can be hard to figure out which restaurant is good, what’s hot, and what’s just fluff. Luckily for […]

  • Shanghai water town: Zhujiajiao vs Qibao

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    This is post 7 of 9 in the series “China” Shanghai might be a metropolis, however, it was historically an area that flourished from water trade with many water towns. While the city center show little traces of it, there are still beautiful ancient towns scattered nearby, relics from a bygone era. With dozens to […]

  • Beaches in Kota Kinabalu and island hopping

    This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Malaysia” Kota Kinabalu is close to many beautiful beaches and pristine nature and some are just a short taxi or ferry ride away. Aside from Mount Kinabalu, the most popular thing to do is o relax on a beach or go island hopping in the Tunku […]

  • Things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia


    This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Malaysia” Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah, Malaysia. Famed for its mountains, beaches, and nature, it’s a great base or starting point for those who wants to adventure around Borneo. While it doesn’t have many heritage sites compared to many other Malaysian […]

  • Things to do in and around Houay Xay, Laos


    This is post 9 of 10 in the series “Laos” Houay Xay is one of the most popular land border for people to go from Thailand to Laos or vice versa. In fact, northwest Laos is one of the most popular places for people to cross the borders since it is where Thailand, Myanmar, and […]