Not Your Average Pets

Unlike regular pets, which you can train with commands and impress your friends or cuddle with on the couch under a cosy blanket on a cold winter day, most alternative pets can do neither of those. But somehow, they have managed to win over some people’s hearts. This project looks into the trend and potential…

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. View this post on Instagram 🦇 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…

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…