Christmas Abroad

Christmas is a time to spend with family and friends. Back home, lights adorn the streets and shops. Houses are nestled amidst the faze of cold winter days. Lights brighten their silhouettes, and there’s the gleam of a richly decorated Christmas tree inside. People travel near and far to be with their loved ones. Kitchens…

Yunlong Mountain

One of Xuzhou’s main attractions is Yunlong Mountain. For westerners, the mountain is more of a scenic hill. It overlooks the lake and maintains a quaint charm. There are several pathways to ascend the mountain, each one provides a different view should you diverge upon the various paths. Some will take you to a simple…

Zoo Coffee

The Zoo Coffee is popular among the Chinese, and I can see why. It’s a relaxing place for adults and children. Inside, there’s a modern take on the African wildlife in a coffee house setting. Large replicas of the animals are scattered about chairs are covered in stuffed animals. Depending on which café you’re at,…