VOC's Travel BLOG

Our Travel Blog is the place to share our real life, travel experiences in China with you. Besides, we will provide information related to Chinese culture and China travel guide. "A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near." Traveling makes us to be closer, let's discover China together!

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

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

    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 Chinas rivers, deserts, mountains or other places are also delicious, thats the realm of secrets we are looking for.More>>

    2014-06-06 | China Food

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

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

    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 humans meeting and parting. This is summarized to destiny by people.More>>

    2014-05-28 | China travel Guide

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

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

    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 ones life. People living in the same house make a fire and cookthey 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.More>>

    2014-05-22 | China Food

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

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

    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 Chineses genes. Depending on their rich experience, Chinese chefs search splendid food combination in the change of seasons.More>>

    2014-05-15 | China travel Guide

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

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

    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.More>>

    2014-05-09 | Cultures

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

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

    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.More>>

    2014-04-30 | China travel Guide

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

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

    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.More>>

    2014-04-25 | Cultures

  • Biking Tour in Shanghai- a new retro and vogue way

    Biking Tour in Shanghai- a new retro and vogue way

    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.More>>

    2014-04-17 | China travel Guide