We went on a trip around to hunt for Toast Box, and found one under Shin Kong Plaza. Shin Kong Plaza’s building name is written as 北京SKP. It’s not related to the SKP in Singapore, the plastic goods chain shops. You’ll see Louis Vuitton， Gucci and the likes on the street level floor, and the subway… Continue reading Kaya Toast and Eggs
I didn’t realise that my last post was on 1st of May. We have been out shopping, exploring, buying – basically savouring the city. Pollution was only visible for two days last week, with most of the days being blue, cool and clear. Surprisingly, Shunyi area (5th ring cluster where the majority of international… Continue reading 3 weeks in Beijing
It feels perpetually cold here. When we see the temperature of 20 deg Celsius, we think,” oh so comfortable like aircon place”. In actual fact, 25 deg in airconed Singapore is more like 30. 25 deg in less sunny Beijing is like sitting in a fridge. In Singapore we avoid going out because it’s too… Continue reading COLD!
We spent the first week in Beijing doing the administration stuff, interspersed with light sightseeing with the family. We were fortunate enough to have a driver assigned to us for the month, but we would not have his service this weekend till Tuesday because of the long Labour day holiday. I’m not sure if all… Continue reading May Day!