Good Vibes To Heat Up Your Summer@張北草原音樂節

They call it ‘one of the best music festivals in China’, therefore I wasn’t going to let my last day in China go wasted. Launched for the 9th year, Sun Music Festival (張北草原音樂節 translate: Zhangbei Grasslands Music Festival) had put on over 60 performances in the 3-day event in late July, featuring mainstream names in…

Capturing Her City On Cloud Nine

You’ve probably seen pictures on the Internet with people climbing up to the top of skyscrapers and take majestic pictures. 🦇 A post shared by Nathan Kenway (@nathanaliez) on Sep 26, 2017 at 5:21am PDT Rooftopping, that’s what it’s called. Just imagine looking down from the rooftop is already making many people weak in the…

Making It Up Under the Spotlight

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International on 02/08/2017) Improvisation or simply improv is a form of theatre in which no script is used. Instead, the actors create the dialogue and action themselves as they perform. Sound super challenging right? For me, definitely a yes until I met three experienced improvisation instructors—Jun Imai, Chris…

楊梅竹斜街: Crossroad of the Old and New Beijing

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International on 07/30/2017) Yang Mei Zhu Xie Jie(楊梅竹斜街)is a hutong filled with the contrast of modern and old, gathering Chinese hipsters since Qing Dynasty. Not only it has remained the place giving a wonderful glimpse of yesterday’s history and culture of Beijing, in recent years it…

Traveling on Tastebuds

(Reported on the program ‘Touch Beijing’ on Radio Beijing International on 25/07/2017) Not only Beijing is a city with long history, in recent years it has also developed into a melting pot where you can find people from all walks of life – and a place of diversity in dining. On her first trip to…

Oldest Turkish Restaurant in Town 城中最古老的土耳其餐廳@Istanbul Restaurant

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International on 21/07/2017) 您嘗過土耳其餐嗎?喜歡嘗試不同國家美食的你,一定不可以錯過伊斯坦布爾。一走進餐廳裡面,就好像到了土耳其,他們的裝修設計風格是土耳其最傳統的那種餐廳——異域風情的土耳其音樂、彩色玻璃燈和鏡子、土耳其王宮的油畫,還有他們的土耳其藍眼睛。客人彷彿來到了伊斯坦布爾,做一個土耳其異客。 伊斯坦布爾位於建國門外秀水南街,這家餐廳已經做了十五年。老闆因為曾經住在土耳其,十分清楚什麼口味適合中國人,因此在保留土耳其食物原味的同時,適當調整以配合當地口味。客人十分喜歡這裡的乳酪薄餅, 燒烤拼盤以及土耳其薄荷茶。有一些土耳其朋友甚至覺得這裡的食物比家鄉的還要好吃,因此也和老闆成為了好朋友。 As a country situated in the continents of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a country full of history and culture. If you haven’t got the chance to hop on a plane to travel to Turkey on a holiday, going to…

屋頂上,你和我的帳篷晚餐 Dining in Tents@佐佑帳篷餐廳

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International on 13/07/2017) 在北京這座城市的中心,在天台上搭起帳篷,貓身鉆進去,席地相對而坐,吃著火鍋唱著歌,看著星星聊故事,是不是聽起來特別浪漫?不過要想在這家位於鼓樓東大街的佐佑帳篷餐廳進餐至少需要提前兩星期預訂,而現在已經排到一個月之後。 Do you still remember the beautiful moments of camping with your beloved ones on the perfect summer night? Have you always wanted to recreate the moment of happiness but haven’t got the time? Good news now that there’s a place that can…

East Meets West in the Hippest Café 鼓樓老外最愛去的咖啡館@Café Zarah

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International 11/07/2017) 怎樣才算是一家好的咖啡館呢?擁有溫暖的氣氛?還是優質的食品和咖啡?免費無線網絡的信號怎麼樣?今天我們為大家介紹的咖啡館Café Zarah剛剛被Timeout選為2017年度咖啡館的讀者之選,讓我們一起去看看它有什麼特別之處吸引眾多中外食客慕名以來! Café Zarah是一間位於鬧市裡舒適寧靜的咖啡館。在鼓樓東大街古香古色的四合院內,配合了簡潔的現代主義風格建築,實在是一個中西文化融合的地方。這裡能讓顧客品嚐超過十種高品質的現磨咖啡,更定時推出季節限定的飲品,另外還有其他受顧客歡迎的中西式餐點和每天自家製作的新鮮蛋糕和冰淇淋。這裡的美食的一大特色就是“新鮮、新鮮、新鮮”和“好吃、好吃、好吃”!Café Zarah還會定期展出來自中國和國際藝術家的藝術作品和舉辦音樂及其它文化的活動。  These years, new cafés sprout out everywhere in Beijing. We love that there are more options for our café-hopping adventures, however, it is with much regret that some of these places are substantially empty in many terms.What makes a…

聽說這是今年夏天必看的藝術展@teamLab: Living Digital Forest and Future Park

(Reported on the program ‘FM Lifestyle’ on Radio Beijing International, 05/07/2017) 被譽為全球十大必看藝術展,在米蘭世博會需排隊8小時才能進場館看他們的展覽!現今最炙手可熱的日本新媒體藝術團體teamLab世界巡展終於載譽來到了中國,於798藝術區的佩斯北京畫廊展出「花舞森林與未來遊樂園」多媒體互動展覽。 teamLab於1500平方米的的場館內展出12個藝術品,部份更是首次展出。藝術家融合了藝術與科技,利用新媒體技術的與觀眾產生互動,令觀眾猶如置身花海,與藝術品品融為一體;另外亦可發揮創意,把自己創作的畫作變為場內藝術品的一部分。 Some called it the ‘Top 10 Arts Exhibitions in the world’, others queued for 8 hours to see the exhibition in the Milan Expo. Either way, the long-awaited world tour of the teamLab exhibition has finally come to Beijing as their debut…

Rembrandt and His Time 十一幅倫勃朗畫作亮相京城,帶來“荷蘭黃金時代”

(Reported on the program ‘Touch Beijing’ on Radio Beijing International, 21/06/2017) 《蒙娜麗莎》《星空》和《夜巡》等都是舉世聞名的畫作,其中《夜巡》的作者是荷蘭“國寶級”畫家倫勃朗。6月16日開始一直到9月3日,由中國國家博物館、荷蘭王國駐華大使館、美國萊頓收藏共同主辦的“倫勃朗和他的時代:美國萊頓收藏館藏品展”在中國國家博物館開幕,其中包括倫勃朗的11幅畫作。 Dutch artist Rembrandt is one of the greatest painters in European history. His painting Night Watch is among the most famous and priceless paintings of all time coupled with Mona Lisa, the Scream, and Girl with a Pearl Earring and etc. From now…

Sanyuan: Guiding Light for Beijing’s Daily Industry? 每個北京人都想知道:三元的奶靠譜嗎?

(Reported on the program ‘Touch Beijing’ on Radio Beijing International, 16/06/2017) 距離2008年中國奶製品污染事件已經過去快10年了,從人們最初的談奶色變,到之後瘋狂地依賴進口奶粉,在這樣的背景下,重塑國人對於中國乳業的信心顯得尤為重要。 對於很多北京人來說,每個清晨都是從一杯三元牛奶開始新一天的生活。三元食品是首農集團旗下的上市公司,其前身是成立於1956年的北京市牛奶總站,歷經60餘年的發展,陪伴幾代北京人成長,已經成為首都人民心中的“城市名片”。 第二屆首都國企開放日活動在京舉行,一百多家企業的132條參觀線路向公眾開放,向人們展示首都國企的新形象和新氣質。北京外語廣播記者劉智嘉和香港實習記者楊紫卿走進了被譽為首都市民的“奶瓶子”的北京三元食品股份有限公司,見證一杯牛奶的誕生。 Next year marks the 10th year since the Chinese milk scandal in 2008. Ever since the incident, people have been paying more attention to the food safety, especially when it comes to milk. Against all odds, Beijing Sanyuan Foods Company Limited…