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In February 2011, I spent 3 weeks in Xiamen with my daughter who is a student in Xiada University, where she is still at this time, for the 3rd year. It was my first time in China, and I must admit that I have been absolutely enchanted as well as very, very surprised ! I loved everything about ... Details
My dad wanted to see 'Sunlight Rock' so that he went up very early headed there.
After breakfast, we packed up our luggage and checked out. We took ferry back to Xiamen ... Details
It has been a long time since my last visit to Jiuzhaigou with my parents. After last visit to Jiuzhaigou, my parents have noticed that traveling is very interesting.
This June, my parents told me that they couldn’t stay at home anymore. “It is too boring”, they said. See? ... Details
“It is such a small island that attracts you just because of its blue sky and crystal sea, nothing else, if you know nothing about itself.
Perhaps, you complain that the air is not fresh anymore and that cries from the vendors on the streets are too loud. But, you will discover its true ... Details
I have been living here now for alomst a month and have explored the island looking for beaches. I have to say that after growing up in southern California, I have been spoiled and my expectation for beaches is high. The beaches here are mainly on the eastern side of the island and most only have a ... Details
This restaurant is my must visit every time Im in Xiamen! I bring here my guests, friends and business partners to enjoy cozy atmosphere, professional stuff and great Californian cuisine! Best ravioli in my life I've tried here (right, somewhere in China!) and got addicted to their salmon and cheese ... Details
Three days in Fujian Quanzhou City in Oct. 2007
Quanzhou is 2 hours by bus from Xiamen. Fare is 38 Yuan on a direct tourist coach.
On arrival at the long distance bus station, I was hassled by touts. In front of the station there is a store selling freshly roasted chestnuts. Very good ... Details
Formerly known as Amoy, Xiamen was one of the earliest treaty ports opened to foreigners in 1842 by the signing of the Nanjing Treaty just after the first ‘Opium War’ with Britain. Amoy had been trading with the Portuguese way back in the 16th century but was eventually closed to foreigners ... Details
New word: Xiamenology
Under the scrutiny any travellers interest..Xiamen may be too little a place or not known in some travels at all, but when u had taken a thorough travel and feel what the city has to offer you might include them in your stored memory list of places.
If you ... Details
1. Zhang Xe He (peanut soup shop and next door) at no.22 Zhong Shan Rd,for their delicious fried oyster(muli) omelette costing rmb 5 yuan in an 6 inch by 10 inch plate. They also have dimsums and dumplings at rmb 1.0 each and much bigger than in H.K.) Cheap!
2. The Hao ... Details