Kaiping Diaolou Tour: Zili Village, Guangdong Province, China

On my series of touring the impressive Kaiping Diaolou in China’s Guangdong Province, we headed next to Zili Village in some truly remote countryside. We had already toured the historic town of Chikan, the beautiful village of MaJianglong and the JinJiangli Village. As well as this we managed to eat turtle soup, eel fried rice and have a night Read more about Kaiping Diaolou Tour: Zili Village, Guangdong Province, China[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Eel, Turtle and Beer on A Night Out in Kaiping, China

Slightly later than billed but scheduled for Thursday of course is the latest Thirsty Thursdays from Kaiping in China. This was voted by the readers of my Facebook Page to be the next TT article and it takes me back to 2012 and my time touring the incredible Kaiping Diaolou buildings in the Guangdong Province Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Eel, Turtle and Beer on A Night Out in Kaiping, China[…]

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Kaiping Diaolou Tour: Jinjiangli Village, Guangdong Province, China

If you have read my first two posts (Chikan and Majianglong) on the Kaiping Diaolou Tour in China’s Guangdong Province and were awaiting the next installment, then here it is finally. A little later than billed but you know how it is. On the second morning in Kaiping we headed out to Jinjiangli Village to Read more about Kaiping Diaolou Tour: Jinjiangli Village, Guangdong Province, China[…]

Relaxing at the historic town of Chikan in Guangdong in China

Kaiping Diaolou Tour: The Historic Town of Chikan, Guangdong Province, China

My recent China adventures have been wide, varied and definitely “off the beaten track”. I feel blessed by my visits to the country which houses a sixth of the world’s people and I’m happy that I can share all these stories with you. This will be the first of an installment on the incredible Kaiping Read more about Kaiping Diaolou Tour: The Historic Town of Chikan, Guangdong Province, China[…]

eel fried rice in Kaiping in China

Friday’s Featured Food: Eel Fried Rice in Kaiping, China

Today I head back to China (a country I LOVE visiting) for Friday’s Featured Food. I was loving the Kaiping Diaolou Tour in and around the city of Kaiping (called Hoi Ping in Cantonese) and it was time to eat. China with its endless range of foods needs to be sampled. I admit to not Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Eel Fried Rice in Kaiping, China[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Turtle Soup in Kaiping, China

As we all know, China has an endless range of cuisines. From dog to eel and from duck to turtle, once you’ve eaten food in China, your taste buds may never be the same again. So the situation arose where I ate turtle soup, without knowing what it was! Believe me when I say this Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Turtle Soup in Kaiping, China[…]

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