Always lurking around the stairs to the lower levels of Gongbei Underground, these professionals are a helping hand dodging border restrictions at Gongbei’s Port.
Category: Daily life
Fortune-telling at Tin Hau Temple gardens, Hong Kong – 算命,香港
Near Temple Street Night Market, paraded between the Government Services Building and the Tin Hau Temple Complex in Kowloon, fortune tellers set their flashy tents in a long row, waiting… Read more “Fortune-telling at Tin Hau Temple gardens, Hong Kong – 算命,香港”
How to bargain (properly) in China
Bargaining is a must in China, a crucial need if you are a foreigner, and a question of dignity if you behave or dress like it.
Chinese convenience stores, Zhuhai – 小卖部, 珠海
The Chinese version of western convenience stores are known as xiăomàibù (小卖部) or corner stores. These shops stock a wide range of everyday items, as alternative to larger stores or modern supermarkets because its proximity, prices, and overall, by their opening hours.
Bamboo scaffolding, Hong Kong – 竹脚手架, 香港
A symbol of fertility in the Chinese culture, bamboo is another natural element closely linked to many Asian cultures, much like jade, tea, or even mountains.