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Travel Around the World through Food

Times are changing; the way we think, communicate and behave is changing. Just because we're stranded at home in the Covid19 pandemic, does not stop us from roaming other routes. One route, in particular, you can explore is by recreating familiar continental dishes or even experience them for the first time. Travel through the minds and tastebuds of a local and devise some tasty delicacies. If you can't visit the...

Bring China to your kitchen and make Kong Pao Chicken

Kong Pao is a traditional Chinese dish popular to the Sichuan Province. The scrumptious stir-fried chicken, chilli and the peanut-based dish became known to us by a man named by Ding Bao. Legend has it that there are two slightly different versions of how Kong Pao came into place.   The first story indicates a Sichuan Governor who wandered around Sichuan, disguised as a farmer. He wanted to understand better the needs...

Weather to go China Sichuan

Sichuan is a province in Southwestern China located along the famous Yangtze River. The province is surrounded by the Himalayas, the Quinling Rang and mountain areas of the Yunnan Province. Due to the large size of its province the weather can vary and is divided into three main regions Eastern lowlands, Northwestern High Plateau and the mountainous Southwest. In this province, there are four main seasons winter, spring, summer and...

Do I Need A Visa China Sichuan

It is most likely that when visiting China you will require a visa. Also, you must have six months validity after the expiry date left on your passport to be allowed into the country. Likewise, a full blank page remaining in your passport for your visa stamp.   You must have the following to allow you to enter the Sichuan region in China:   A completed visa application form (you can get this...

Tibetan Cultural Immersion

The terrific Tibetan regions that surround Chengdu in China provides an amazing insight into the lives of Tibetan villages. You get to witness their food, architecture, dances, music and the way they live. An excellent way to get close and personal with them is to live there for a while to gain the best experience as well as knowledge about the culture. During March-April 2017, BØMLO Folkehøgskule in Norway went there with...

10 reasons why you should go on a cycling holiday

When growing up, one of the first and most valuable gifts I got was a red pushbike. The neighbouring kids and I pushed our cherished bicycles ten metres up the hill. Just so we could fly down at rapid speed! We did this over and over again. It was never a dull moment. By the time we children became what we deemed "cycling experts", we were cycling everywhere! Now, when I...

China Fast Facts

Sichuan is home to unspoilt wild rural landscapes that stretch for miles. The perfect place to go for an adventure and to experience the traditional side of China. Here are some fascinating facts for you to learn and impress your friends, co-workers, family or travel companions with:   There are currently 32 million more males than females located in China.   The full name of the country is The People’s Republic of...

China Top Tips

Sichuan is home to unspoilt wild rural landscapes that stretch for miles. The perfect place to go for an adventure and to experience the traditional side of China. You’re probably wanting to know how to optimise your time in there amongst all of its amazing attributes? Well, here are some useful top tips to aid your experience:   Purchase and download a Virtual Private Network (VPN) prior to travelling. In China,...