Living in Beijing

An Entrance to the Paradox Restaurant

A Small French Island in Beijing

I have to confess, I love Chinese food, but I cannot eat Chinese breakfast because I need my toast, butter and jam with a cup of real coffee in the morning. I...
In the Teahouse shop

Visit a Teahouse in Beijing

  China, like Japan and Nepal, has a tradition of teahouses. Teahouses are venues where you not only drink tea, but you can also relax and enjoy shows....
The Tower

Off the Beaten Path in Beijing

Beijing is much more than the Forbidden City the Great Wall. It offers a lot of well-hidden spots to have a look at if you decide to turn off the beaten path, a...

5 Essential Applications I Use in China

We all have applications we like and use. Some are used more often, while others have become an integral part of our lives. In this post, I want to share with y...

A Flavor of The Hutong in Beijing

What do ears and dumplings have in common? How spicy is Sichuan cooking? Is it difficult to prepare Gongbao spicy chicken? The Hutong in Beijing will help you l...
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Try Chinese Uber – DiDi!

Can I use Uber in China? I hear this question quite often. No, you can not. But you can use Chinese Uber - DiDi instead! DiDi is a Chinese version for Uber,...

Flower delivery in Beijing

  Today I decided to order some flowers from flower delivery. Roses. Just for home decoration. It is winter, dark around, therefore I want some flowers. T...

Tips for Taking a Taxi in China

  Hailing a taxi in Beijing might be challenging. There are plenty passing by when you do not need them, but like in all capital cities getting a cab in...