Have a cup of tea in Uji

June 28, 2013 § 4 Comments

Uji River. Any picture is better with sakura in it. Uji, Japan. April 2013.

Uji River. Any picture is better with sakura in it. Uji, Japan. April 2013.

If you eat enough Japanese snacks and candy, you must have came across this town’s name already. Since there are tons of green tea flavored snacks said to be using green tea from Uji. So after spending a few hours at the Fushimi Inari Shine in the morning, I hopped on the local train to spend my afternoon in the small town of Uji and ate the most awesome green tea ice-cream ever.  « Read the rest of this entry »


A little story at Dubai airport

August 26, 2012 § 6 Comments

I traded New York City with sweets and a silver box in Dubai. Aug 2012.

Here is a little story to tell, before I start the long process of blogging my recent trip to Europe covering Munich, Salzburg and Barcelona.

4 years ago, when I moved out of the Unites States, it wasn’t the happiest moment of my life. I always try to hold on to something from the live I have in New York. So I put a 50 USD bill in my wallets and walk around Hong Kong with me. Even I know it won’t have much use in here, and I risk losing it. However It did make me happy whenever I open up my purse and see that 50 USD I earned in New York, it brought out lots of fond memory. « Read the rest of this entry »

Colourful Taiwanese temple with dandelion juice

July 13, 2012 § Leave a comment

Entrance plate of Mengjia Longsha Temple in Taipei, Taiwan. Jun 6, 2011.

Before leaving Taipei, I had a few hours to do some last minute sight seeing. Mengjia Longsha Temple was he perfect choice for me, as it was easy to get to by metro, and I was curious to see how different this Chinese temple was, compare to those I saw everyday back home. « Read the rest of this entry »

I love the food in Copenhagen

March 10, 2012 § 8 Comments

Just love how they put the zucchini on top like a sculpture. Nyhavn, Copenhagen. Dec 26, 2011.

The above picture is exactly the reason I put Copenhagen into my trip: Food. You just gotta love the Danish chefs who care and realized the traditional Danish cuisine needed a face lift. The result is eating fresh and delicious food. When I was researching online, I saw lots of smorrebrod with shrimps, fish roe, salmon and zucchini. I pretty much glued my face to my screen, drooling. So I thought, Copenhagen was an expensive city, let me put it as my last destination, and spend whatever I got left in my wallet and spend it on food, guilt free.

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Food in Beijing

February 1, 2012 § 14 Comments

Here is a collection of food that I tasted in Beijing.

Ice cold aloe vera with orange sauce, which is so amazing after you ate some spicy food.

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Delicious and Hot: Choco Cafe

January 31, 2012 § 7 Comments

Something's sweet in the air at Choco Cafe, Prague. Dec 18, 2011

I can’t remember where I read about this little cafe in Prague, but it only took a few second, and I was determined that I *must* pay a visit. Choco Cafe, I doubt there’s any other names that can be more fitting. Located on a street called Liliova (which sounds pretty cute by the way), I arrived on a sunny Sunday morning after strolling around a market nearby. My hands were freezing and I couldn’t wait to get in and have a taste of their finest creation: Hot Chocolate.

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Christmas Markets in Prague

January 23, 2012 § 16 Comments

Christmas market at the Old Town Square lit up in Prague. Dec 16, 2011.

After seeing the Mucha Museum, we made our way back to the Old Town Square. This little walk actually became one of the reason for me to fall in love with this city. Prague was a very pretty town, full of old colourful little houses lining up the cobblestone streets; every corner you turn, it’s a different scene. However this city turned magical at night, especially around the time of Christmas when the streets were decorated with a warm glow of light. « Read the rest of this entry »

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