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SZ Women’s Camping Club: Maluan Mountain

January 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Picture courtesy of Kristy Xiao This trip was purely organized based on internet information from around 2013, which said that Maluan Mountain, situated in Pingshan Zhen, [...]

Shaoguan Weekend Adventure 11/28-11/29

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Stunning canyons! Entrancing fall colors! Sexual-looking rock formations! (Yes, you read that correctly!) This is what Shaoguan, a small city in Northern Guangdong, has to [...]

See the Swallows Festival at Huaiji

August 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Weekend trip to a beautiful land of peace   “Stand alone before flowers, seeing a pair of swallows dancing in light rain.”              —–One [...]

A Weekend Trip to Jiao Ling, Meizhou city

August 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

My good friend Amelie is organizing this weekend trip from Shenzhen. It’s a great time! This weekend, Don’t stay at home, let’s set out for a beautiful [...]

Going “Home” For CNY

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

I headed “home” for this year’s Chinese New Year, taking advantage of a long university holiday. Home is a pretty nebulous concept when your dog, husband, [...]

Animals of Lijiang

December 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

For an animal lover like me, Lijiang is a paradise. In Shenzhen, it’s common to see dogs in terrible conditions, the worst being hung, skinned, outside a restaurant. [...]

Lijiang and Travel in China

December 25, 2013 // 2 Comments

I decided to go to Lijiang with the husband for Christmas week.  We’re actually staying in one of the villages surrounding Lijiang because the city doesn’t have [...]


November 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

What a crazy week it’s been!  Hard to believe that I was in Ningbo a week ago.  The wonderful AFAR travel magazine sent me up there to collect some highlights. [...]