Trip to Beijing – April 2019 – The Great Wall!

If you visit Beijing, you have to go to the Great Wall. We decided to go to the Mutianyu section, which seems to be a good deal these days. It’s not too crowded and remains easily accessible. Badaling is the most infamous section where you need to swim across sardine-packed tourists. The Simatai section is…

Trip to Beijing – April 2019 – Food!

I was not expecting to eat so much in Beijing. Besides the obvious duck, there is a really strong Xinjiang cuisine presence there. Which happens to be one of my favourite Chinese food, even if it’s very different to what people usually have in mind. It’s an improbable mix between Middle East and Chinese food….