If you've only got a few days in a city the size of Beijing, you need quality tips. Let Tiffany Lee introduce you to tobogganing down the Great Wall, snacking on starfish, and more…
While doorways in America are pretty standard in shape and style, during my trip to Nanjing last weekend I saw a variety of door shapes. They ranged from the ordinary rectangular entryway to vase-shaped openings. Despite the criticism about contemporary China's lack of creativity, here at the old presidential grounds and Ming dynasty tombs, one literally steps […]
The bustling city of Hong Kong conquered the natural landscape, then re-installed nature into the city in the form of the Nan Lian Gardens, even completing the natural scene with hidden speakers broadcasting traditional Chinese music. It couldn't be more authentic–as brilliantly real as the thirteen kuai wine sold at the C-Store.
Three weeks ago, in mid-March, I coordinated a photo shoot for David Laris' The Fat Olive, the third and newest location of Shanghai's premier Mediterranean restaurant chain. The Fat Olive's menu, designed by the Shanghai-based chef and restaurateur Laris, features flavorsome dishes best complimented with a unique wine. I brought six of my friends from the NYU Shanghai program, and my supervisor […]
Back home, I usually grab an issue of Time Out New York to read about the events and happenings that take place in the city. From cheap eats to exclusive shopping deals, it's a good read, especially when you're taking the subway. When I discovered Time Out Shanghai, I was thrilled to discover a magazine in English that covered Shanghai's […]