When I first landed in Manila four months ago, I had 45 minutes to get my luggage, stamp my passport, check in to my next flight to Cebu, and run to the gate. I just landed from a very wintery China, and you can imagine how sweaty I was when I finally arrived to the … Continue reading Philippino Style
I can't believe I finally saw pandas! They are so cute and fluffy! And lazy and funny... So here we are - Chengdu city in Sichuan province. This should be the culinary center of China, but I have to say that food is still quit difficult here. The problem is that they really like to … Continue reading Chengdu – Panda Post!
Shanghai old vs. modern Shanghai has two very common areas for tourists, the East side next to the Bund, and the West side of the city next to the French Concession. I recommend both areas, they are a bit different but both combine old and modern and very comfortable for tourists. We spent our last … Continue reading Shanghai post #2
It's been a few days already since we got to Shanghai, China and it has been very surprising and interesting. So far, Shanghai was very friendly and it turned out to very modern, but everybody told us that Shanghai is nothing like the rest of China. Shanghai is quit clean and very Western, and the … Continue reading Shanghai post #1
So here I am! After 13 hours in the air I have landed in Shanghai! I had expected China to be very strange, and I thought I would feel like a complete stranger - 外国人 waiguoren, outsider. And most of the people I spoke to have prepared me to the fact that I won't be … Continue reading Welcome to China!