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Picturesque Pingyao – a glimpse of old China

Last week was Qingming  – aka Tomb Sweeping Day – offices and schools in China closed for three days holiday so that people had time to travel to their ancestral tombs to remember family members who have died, honour their … Continue reading

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Oodles of Noodles

Its time for another restaurant review, and this time it’s a Shanxi restaurant.  Shanxi (not to be confused with Shaanxi) is an inland province to the south west of Beijing, in a region famous for its cereal crops.  It is … Continue reading

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