Yes you did read right! …… these type of products are available in vending machines just like we might buy a canned drink or a chocolate bar in the UK. I couldn’t resist trying one for less than £2 in a Shenyang shopping mall recently. Instructions are to wash feet, open each ‘foot bag’ and […]
I bought a couple of unusual products whilst in Shenyang one of them being a cucumber peeler which looked very much like a giant pencil sharpener. This produces delicate slivers of cucumber which you can then put on your face for an instant refreshing facial mask………..I bought this from a street seller close to Marshal Zlang’s Mansion. The […]
Shenyang is very much a modern Chinese city and whilst I was there I didn’t see many historic buildings but I did see these two which are close together and can be visited easily on the same day. Here are a few of my favourite photos.
Liaoning Palaeontology Museum in the grounds of Shenyang Normal University, close to a shopping centre and the metro yellow line. Allow an hour unless this is a particular interest. Love the shape of this ultra modern building. Science and Technology museum in the Hunnan district of the city. Something for everyone, a modern hands on […]
I visited recently and this was my experience. The weather is humid, very hot usually between 29 and 32 celsius with heavy storms for short periods of time. My suggestions are – Cotton clothing with a light weight jumper or fleece for air conditioned areas. Thin waterproof for the storms. Comfortable shoes if walking. Long […]
First time to Shenyang and first time to mainland China…here are my first impressions. Extremely clean No litter on streets or pavements Cyclists expect to cycle through crowds so be mindful when walking Many tall apartment blocks Very bright shop signs and frontage People are helpful and friendly
I was recommended to try the bakery delights at Holiland a cake store chain in China. The whole experience is delightful from perusing the cheesecakes to guessing the sandwich filling. Holiland is a destination and activity in itself! Each customer is given a miniature tray and tongs and after selecting and paying the item is wrapped […]