Boredom leads to many a things

I did it! Yes people. I quit. I walked right up to my boss with my pristine white envelope in my right hand, gave him a sickly sweet smile and dropped the letter full of sweet-nothings onto his desk. He looked at me in shock. I leaned over and whispered “it’s over”. And then I sat down in front of him, crossed my legs and looked at him straight in the eye and told him that I am a valuable…

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Wang Ping – 6 course meal dinner!

Day 2 at Beijing, I had dinner at this high-class restaurant called Wang Ping. So damn expensive, but the following pictures will show you how damn delicious it was! It was a 6 course meal. Something like TAO’s in Singapore, only difference is, the food is of a higher quality. There were several categories (6 courses) and within each category, there were quite a variety of items to choose from! I was excited to begin choosing! The first course was…

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Yummy Potato Chips!

Some big brands are available in most parts of the world. I especially love exploring the local supermarkets in different countries to see what’s on the shelves! I went crazy in China’s supermarkets. In China, LAYS’s potato chips are quite different from what we have in Singapore. One of the things I love about travelling is checking out new flavors of familiar products. It’s true that they can’t have one standard set of flavours across the world (imagine local china…

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Beijing Roast Duck

I recommend you eat good food!! When you join a tour in Beijing, the tour groups will usually bring you to this place called Quan Ju De Roast Duck. But I can guarantee you that that’s not the best. Here, I let you in on the best. Really. *drums rolls* 大董烤鸭 (DA TONG KAO YA)(Da Tong Roasted Duck Restaurant) Let me show you what I had there! Dish #1: Braised Pigeon. Ooooo yummy. If we didn’t order too much food,…

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My Chinese Adventure – Part Two B (Beijing)

So after my GREAT trip to the Great Wall, I had a bit more time but not enough to get myself to the Ming Tombs. Dammit. (TIP!) Remember, Badaling is near the Ming Tombs but Mutianyu is not! Bye Great Wall! :( I asked the taxi driver to take me to another nearby attraction called Hong Luo Temple. Hong Luo means Red Snail. So the temple is actually called Red Snail Temple. I don’t know how true this is, but…

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