New Old Street

Stinky tofu fried crispy, covered in hot chili oil and green onions! Finally had some at Nantang Old Street or what I like to call New Old Street. It’s a newly built shopping & restaurant complex made to look old school Chinese. All the streets are very nicely decorated. I really enjoyed the clean washrooms. I […]

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Yang’s Dumplings

This post is for jojo. Pan fried pork dumplings fresh off the grill. Nice thin doughy skin, crispy bottom browned just right and the inside is filled with tongue scorching delicious soupy broth. Yum! The dumplings with a bowl of pork bone vermicelli soup cost only 23 RMB. On my way back to the hotel […]

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New Ningbo

I wanted to check out the Ningbo Museum for its interesting architecture. We took Bus No. 636 from city centre to the museum which is located on the outskirts of the city. I guess we were out in the boonies because we didn’t see any people. There were no cars on the streets! It was a […]

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Old Ningbo

Ningbo like any other Chinese city is constantly growing, adding new buildings and metro lines at breakneck speeds. The neighbourhood where I grew up as a child is such an example. The old houses have all been vacated, now a ghost town of the past. Brick and mud to be turned to glass and concrete. […]

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and the countdown is on…

it’s new year’s eve and i’m trying to appease that nagging voice in the back of my head to knock yet another item off my lengthy to-do list before we embark on worldwide trip, aka soul searching mission, aka the year we run from responsibility.  so here we go… 6 more days until haha flies […]

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