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The China travel blog page of VisitOurChina is where we share our travel experiences with you. In the meantime, we provide you information on Chinese culture, Chinese cuisine, China travel guide and much more. We hope these can help you in some way, whether they are used in designing a China tour, or just give you interesting information on a new and exciting place.

A Bite of China II - Realm of Secrets, the “hidden” delicacies in China

2014-06-06 | China Food | Comments(0) |   Views:(206)

In the capital of China one can find Turkey Kebap, Spanish Paella or French Foie Gras with original taste and flavor. People in New York are able to buy Rouga Mo at streets of Manhattan, and in Melbourne can have a try of Peking Roast Duck. The travel of human and foods bring those delicacies of each country even more famous. However, less popular foods unavoidably exist. Some of them hidden in China’s rivers, deserts, mountains or other places are also delicious, that’s the realm of secrets we are looking for.

A Bite of China II - Encounters, food materials combinations create brilliant flavors

2014-05-28 | China travel Guide | Comments(0) |   Views:(200)

Most dishes are fissile wonders produced by kinds of food materials' combination and encounters. Human activities facilitate food's meeting, while the separation and reunion of food mobilize human’s meeting and parting. This is summarized to "destiny" by people. 

A Bite of China II - Daily Domestics, common but unforgettable home-cooked foods

2014-05-22 | China Food | Comments(0) |   Views:(223)

Home may be the warm harbor for every one, no matter how far one can reach it is always the starting point and destination in one’s life. People living in the same house make a fire and cook—they are bound together by love and foods. Simple pots and pans reflect the Chinese lifestyles, whilst daily domestics are just as different tastes of lives. As teaching mother tongues, older generations embed tastes in younger ones’ memories, and these familiar tastes always remind them the directions of homes.

A Bite of China II - Seasons, diversified delicacies for different time

2014-05-15 | China travel Guide | Comments(0) |   Views:(232)

China boasts multiple geographical conditions and climate. People sow in spring, cultivate in summer, harvest in autumn and store food in winter. This strict calendar has been applied for thousands of years. Though modern people stand off the nature with each passing day compare with agrarian age, to carry on ancestral life wisdom to arrange the diet has melted into Chinese’s genes. Depending on their rich experience, Chinese chefs search splendid food combination in the change of seasons.

A Bite of China II - Heart's Message, a way of transmitting Chinese food cooking

2014-05-09 | Cultures | Comments(0) |   Views:(286)

Every recipe of Chinese food is so special and magical that cannot be easily learned. The transmission of culinary skills, no matter in remote mountain villages or in bustling cities, still follows the traditional way of teaching orally and understanding tacitly. Each delicacy is the result of culinary skills passing on from generation to generation, or transmitting from one to another.

A Bite of China II - Footsteps, Accompanied By Familiar Hometown Flavors

2014-04-30 | China travel Guide | Comments(1) |   Views:(334)

Ready or not, life always press people step forward. From the migration of individual life to the transportation of food materials, the footsteps of people and food nerver stop. In the times of traffic inconvenience, people take food can be long-term preserved when they go on a long journey. Those so called "road food" not merely to fill the stomach, but console the lonely trip with its familiar hometown flavors; where people pause for a short stay, their oven are even set for the most familiar hometown dishes. 

A Bite of ChinaⅡ-Honey, As Sweet As Staying with Family Members

2014-04-25 | Cultures | Comments(0) |   Views:(253)

After two years the second season of the documentary television series A Bite of China began to bring us to the paradise of Chinese food again from April 18 on. Some faithful audiences joked that the first episode Footsteps of the second season not only made them mouth water but also moved them to tears. Actually I was also moved by the family love reflected in the stories behind foods of various kinds, especially by the parts concerning sweet honey.

Biking Tour in Shanghai- a new retro and vogue way

2014-04-17 | China travel Guide | Comments(0) |   Views:(301)

Bicycle was a remarkable symbol of Chinese streets in last century. It serves as a daily transportation decline in recent years but quietly vogue among travelers somehow especially among foreigners. For them, cycling is the effective way to blend into local life, and furthermore, a good chance to re-take this retro and eco-friendly transportation because such friendly cycle tracks still maintained in China today but barely found in western countries. It is in this charming season in spring and early summer, cycling becomes a vogue in Shanghai chosen by many travelers to explore this world-known metropolis.