Chinese Betrothal Gift Ceremony 过大礼

In Chinese tradition, there’s usually Betrothal Gift Ceremony aka 过大礼, whereby it symbolises the groom’s sincerity to marry the bride. In the olden days, there’s even a matchmaker around with the groom, to present the bride’s family with gifts. So glad that our Guo Da Li has happened, which meant one tick off our checklist.…

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SuZhou Part 2 – Zhouzhuang Day Tour

You can’t say you have visited Suzhou without paying their Watertown a visit. Yes it sounds cliche but it’s so true. The 2 more popular Watertowns in Suzhou are Zhou Zhuang (周庄古镇) or Tong Li (同里古镇)Initially we had planned to go Tong Li but when we were in Suzhou, majority of the day tours offered…

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TOP 10 Shanghai Eats and Drinks

When you think of Shanghai, what comes to your mind? For us foodie (bae and I), we were so excited on the glorious food that Shanghai has to offer! I’ve compiled TOP 10 Shanghai eats and drinks (not in any order) and hope you get a chance to try them while you pop by Shanghai.…

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Shanghai Travel – Flights, Accommodation, and Everything you need to know

When you think of Shanghai, the first few things that come to your mind is The Bund, Xiao Long Baos, and cafes. But Shanghai has much more to offer and of course, you have to try the awesome food and visit a classical garden to complete the experience. But if it’s your first time to…

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Top 5 reasons why you should visit China

Should I visit China? This is a question that I often get from my friends, colleagues and relatives – The questions leading to this million dollar question were mostly concerns evolving their toilet cleanliness, the food hygiene, the culture and people etc. I decided to blog about this and hopefully to let those who are…

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