When one dream fades, another is waiting to take its place. To be honest I didn’t have a dream when I arrived to live in China for the second time. At least I didn’t feel I had one. It was a matter of practicalities.
There is nothing quite like the feeling of seeing the city you inhabit in its entirety. The Canton Tower allows one to gain an enormous amount of perspective whilst simultaneously making one feel rather god-like.
This time six months ago I was in the UK, sitting in a university library slowly trudging through my Creative Writing portfolio. At that point I'd given up on being a full time anything, let alone a freelance writer.
Lizhi Bay is quite a popular tourist attraction located in the Liwan District. When I got there in the day time, what I could see was a lot of people observing the wonderful scenery of the boats along the Lizhi Bay. Kind of like a small Venice.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.