Are you coming to Krakow for the World Youth Day? Here you'll find some information that can help you to get around. Weather, money, transport, safety and more...
“Smoke arises from the Mountain of Doom”. Welcome to Mordor...
How many of you have seen a volcano? And how many of those who did, saw it erupting? This is truly a rare occurrence and if you had a chance to see it you should consider yourself incredibly lucky.
Read a story about a place where you can gaze at sunrise at this wonder of Mather Nature. Welcome to Mt Bromo.
Once upon a time, far from the crowded cities there was a small village at the foot of the mighty volcano. People there lived quiet fisherman lives, undisturbed by the big world. One day however, the word spread that in the waters of the bay there's a hidden treasure. That's how it all began...
Check why this hidden village is so captivating for the tourists from all over the world...
Rare case of snow in Zhejiang province. See the photo gallery from Baiyun Mountain [en. Mountain of the White Clouds].
After few years of living in China you think you've seen it all. You can't be more wrong. Read a story about snake wine...
Do you have a power bank? Do you want to take it to China? If yes, you might have a problem. See why...
Most of Westerners think of Chinese cuisine as mysterious and full of surprises. Not many of them realize however that there also are some tricks to how it should be eaten. There are some customs that will shock Chinese if not followed and some, that will definitely shock you if you're unprepared. Check what you should know before sitting at a Chinese table...
Text about different country would be incomplete without mentioning its local food. As for Malaysian cuisine its sweets would make particularly interesting chapter. Check what you should definitely try while in the country.
You might think: is there a point in going to a hot spring in a tropical country? Surprisingly it is. Besides - the hot spring itself isn’t the most interesting place in Poring. What is then? See for yourself (there are 2 films attached)...
This is one of the oldest and most fascinating Chinese traditions. How has it happen that in the country where lions are not native animals they became such an important part of the local tradition? What’s its meaning? See the enchanting dance for yourself (a film attached).
Small island lost somewhere at the South China Sea. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, no electricity during the day time. Place where time seams to stop. Check what you can do and see in this little piece of paradise (there’s underwater film as well).
Chinese cuisine has always been shrouded in mystery. Some dishes (like dog’s meat) became nearly legendary (from the point of view of an average Westerner). Most of the Chinese meals however are fairly ‘normal’ and simple. One of the best examples are peanut noodles. It is also something you can easily make at home.
Check yet another mysterious Chinese plant. It’s something you can buy from numerous street vendors in South-Eastern Asia. What is biqi and how to eat it?
Have you ever wondered what Chinese people eat for breakfast? I’ll give you a hint – not sandwiches. Every morning you can see vendors opening their steamy stands for business. That’s the place to look for an answer...
Chinese cuisine is known for innumerable unusual sources of protein. No matter how many years you’ve spend here, there will always be something that can surprise you. Recent example – swallow stew.
Who am I?
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My name is Aga.
I come from Poland.
Currently (since October 2012) I’m working in China as an English teacher embracing my new life as a foreigner in the Far East. For more - look “About me” chapter.
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