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Yunnan Cuisine Posted by on Dec 20, 2017

Yunnan Cuisine

Yunnan province is one of the most beautiful places to travel in China. In addition to amazing places like Dali and the Tiger Leaping Gorge, it’s also home to some pretty delicious cuisine. From the crossing the bridge rice noodles to the yummy old grandma’s potatoes, they’re cooking up lots of good stuff here. Let’s…

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Chinese Lunch (中式午餐) Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

What do Chinese people eat for lunch? I’ll give you a clue – it’s not General Tso’s chicken or egg rolls! Want to see what a real Chinese lunch looks like? You’ve come to the right place! Check out some common lunch foods from across China in this short video, from Beijing, to Xi’an, to…

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Streets, Beats and Eats – Kunming Posted by on Jun 25, 2015

Explore the “Streets, Beats & Eats” of China’s Spring City. Take in the local culture at Green Lake Park, munch on “over the bridge” rice noodles, stroll around a night market, and take in some of the city’s best nightlife and live music. “Welcome to Kunming, China’s Spring City. Our trip begins at the Green…

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10 Things to Do in Kunming Posted by on Jun 18, 2015

Check out 10 great things to do in Kunming – China’s Spring City. Take in the local culture at the Green Lake, go for a hike in the Western Hills, sample delicious Yunnan cuisine, and party like a rock star at night. 翠湖公园 – cuì hú gōng yuán Green Lake Park 圆通寺 – yuán tōng…

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My New Home – Kunming Posted by on Jun 3, 2015

After over 4 years living and working in Beijing, I packed my life into a backpack and set off on a gap year trip around the US, SE Asia, and China. Needing to slow down a bit and save some money, we ended up in Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province. It’s been great…

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Escaping the Holiday Crowd in China Posted by on May 6, 2015

It’s no secret that traveling during major Chinese holidays can be rough – millions of people move around the country at once, with seemingly never-ending traffic jams, long lines everywhere you go, and the phenomenon that is best described with the Chinglish idiom “people mountain people sea” (人山人海 – rén shān rén hǎi). While things…

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Yunnan – Part One – Dali Old City Posted by on Dec 13, 2011

After the binge drinking shenanigans of the Qingdao Beer Festival, we flew south to Yunnan province for the second leg of our trip. From the capital city of Kunming, we took a 4-hour bus ride to Dali. In this first video from our Yunnan trip, see a little bit of downtown Kunming, some delicious Yunnan…

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