Category China

The Cantonese Snake Restaurant

I have dined in a handful of Michelin Star restaurants in my time, taken lunch with high society at The Ivy and had the world famous salad at The Waldorf. All enjoyable in their way, but nowhere near as much fun as dining  with locals in a far flung location in a culture very different […]

A-Z April Challenge – Guangzhou

I visited the city better known in Europe as Canton in 1991, arriving by rusty old ship from Hong Kong. You can read about my journey and arrival in one of my earliest posts A Slow Boat To China. As well as the journey over, I had a couple of days there that I will […]

A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA

A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA Today I am going to take you on a sea journey of discovery from the fabulously wealthy former British colony of Hong Kong to The Peoples Republic of China. The year was 1991, just two years since the Tiananmen Square massacre had grabbed the world’s headlines and six years before […]