Pulling a Fear Factor Challenge in Beijing

WARNING: NOT FOR THOSE WITH WEAK STOMACH Growing up in the Philippines made my guts tough as leather. My early memories of my balut eating days is as vivid as and LED screen (Balut is a boiled duck embryo). My mom has to cover my eyes...

Beijing’s Newest Crown Jewel

Few minutes away from Qianmen square via subway is the Olympic green. Right after Beijing's event of the century in 2008, this became second most popular destination following the Great Wall. During the time of the Olympic events, we were in Hong Kong and pretending...

Meeting Old Beijing

I gave my body a favor and lied down on my bed. That was the first time I comfortably stretched my body in the last 42 hours. It was a glorious moment and I just want to retire to dreamland, but it was not that...