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Shanghai: Dumpling Duel

A dumpling battle – buns with a fatty dose of deliciousness inside! Shanghai surprised me in so many ways. For starters, it’s not old. In fact, it’s one of the most modern of China big cities with tall buildings, convenient pedestrian overpasses and subway system. There are no shortage of posh cafes and upscale restaurants. Quirky… Read more…

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Being Great Wall Flowers

We made it to the Great Wall! And our journey to Mutianyu. The Great Wall of China was built mainly to protect the Chinese Empire from invasions from the North. It was built in sections made of stone, brick, wood and other material as early as the 7th century BC. Later it was joined together… Read more…

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Uncovering The Terracotta Warriors

An army fit for a king with an extraordinary history to boot. No visit to China would be complete for us if we didn’t make the journey to Xi’an to visit one of history’s greatest discoveries. In fact, I was secretly more excited to see the Terracotta Warrior Museum then the Great Wall itself, but… Read more…

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