Before coming to Southeast Asia, we knew there would be plenty of opportunities to eat some unfamiliar delicacies. And since we may not be in this part the world again soon, we knew we had to partake while we could! Enter Romdeng, a restaurant serving traditional Cambodian food, including plenty of options not usually found on a Canadian menu.Read more
Yesterday morning, we got on an early morning plane to Vietnam and said goodbye to the life and routine we built in China. And although we can’t wait (seriously CAN. NOT. WAIT.) to be home in Canada, there are some things we’re sure to long for once we’ve left this place. So here’s a list of the top five things we’ll miss about living in China… And the five things we won’t miss at all.Read more
We’ve been quiet on here preparing for our China departure–only seven days away!–but we wanted to share our experience spending Christmas abroad this year.Read more
Travel days can often be long and boring. That’s why having to return to Dalian after an amazing week in Hong Kong ON MY BIRTHDAY wasn’t an ideal situation. But that’s just how the cards fell.Read more
With an unexpected weekend free, we hopped on a bullet train to Dandong, one hour North of Dalian, to explore this river-facing town bordering North Korea.Read more
We know you like to work in mysterious ways, but with this one, you were really just having a laugh.Read more
Whether you’re working or travelling in China, if you’re in the country for any length of time, you will probably need to eat. And lucky for you, the food in China is abundant and cheap! In fact, food is so cheap that eating out is generally more common than it is in North America. A cheap meal in a restaurant can range from 8 to 50 yuan (or $1.60 to $10 CDN) per person.
However, sometimes the business of a restaurant setting and not knowing what kind of meat you just put in your mouth can get tiring, so being able to buy groceries for your own home-cooked meal is a must. And like almost everything in China, grocery shopping here isn’t exactly the same as it is back home, so we’ve compiled a few of our tips and tricks to make buying food in China as easy as possible.Read more