Lantern Festival • OCT Harbour

February 12, 2017

Lantern Festival • OCT Harbour, Shenzhen. 2017深圳欢乐海岸灯会

Dance • Shenzhen

October 2, 2016

A dance group at Lizhi Park, Futian, Shenzhen.

Xiaozhou Village

June 22, 2016

Xiaozhou Village (小洲村) is an island village located in the south-eastern part of Haizhu district, Guangzhou. The history of the village can be traced back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). The area was known as Yingzhou (瀛洲) in ancient time. The name Yingzhou is still being used, eg. Yingzhou Ecological Park (瀛洲生态公园), Yingzhou Market (瀛洲市场), […]

Guangxiao Temple

March 10, 2016

Guangxiao Temple originated from the residence of Prince Zhao Jiande of the Nanyue Kingdom during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 24 AD). The temple houses many historical relics including the ones listed below: The Hall of the Sixth Patriarch houses the life-size bronze statue of Hui Neng, the Sixth Patriarch of Zen Buddhism. […]

Temple of Six Banyan Trees, Guangzhou

March 8, 2016

Liurong Temple (六榕寺, literally The Temple of Six Banyan Trees) is one of the most popular attractions in Guangzhou. The temple features a number of ancient relics including the Liurong Pagoda, the Avalokitesvara Hall, and the Sixth Patriarch Hall. Built in the 6th Century, the temple was originally named Bao Zhuang Yan Temple and the […]

Lunar New Year In The Village

February 10, 2016

Lunar New Year In The Village of the Lau Clan, Guangzhou.

The Blessing of Dragon and Lion Exhibition

February 7, 2016

The Blessing of Dragon and Lion Exhibition Date: 5 – 28 February Time: 10am – 10pm Venue: Times Square Living Room Museum, Piazza, Times Square, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Cantonese Foodways

November 18, 2015

Cantonese Foodways Congees and Rice Rolls are both Cantonese staple foods. The traditional method to make Rice Rolls is to steam the rice rolls on a wet cloth. Shops that make Rice Rolls in the traditional method are numerous in Guangzhou. Shown in the pictures below are Sampan Congee, Congee with Preserved Egg and Shredded […]

Cantonese Dim Sum Shops Guangzhou

November 17, 2015

Cantonese Dim Sum Shops Guangzhou In Guangzhou, where Cantonese dim sum originated, you can find Cantonese dim sum shops in almost every street in the older neighbourhoods such as those in Yuexiu district. The shops usually offer the simple, cold dishes that can be easily taken away, for example, Ham Sui Kok/Fried Crescent Dumplings (咸水角), […]

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

November 9, 2015

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King 西汉南越王博物馆 is the oldest and largest Han tomb in Southern China. It is a 2,000-year-old tomb of the Nanyue King Zhao Mo (reigning 137 BC to 122 BC) in Guangzhou. It has 10 exhibition halls, with a total floor area of 14,000 square metres, […]