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Night Markets in Beijing

Having more than 11 million inhabitants, Beijing has a lot of people to feed.So at almost every city corner, there is another food market. In fact, there are hundreds of different kinds of foods being offered up across town, some coming from recipes that date back literally thousands of years ago, from China and beyond. Expect Hui, Mongolian and Manchurian ethnic flavors as well as foods that date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Beijing is home to some incredible food places especially night markets. You can find anything and everything in these hustling, bustling bazaars: Wangfujing Food Market If you’re a first-timer in Beijing, Wangfujing Dajie (Street) is a must see. It has tons of hotels nearby, cool people and stores for everyone. Donghuamen Street Market A few minutes away and just around the corner from the Wangfujing food market is its kid brother. After its pedestrianization, Donghuamen…

1 day in Bergamo

Bergamo is a small town in Lombardy, Italy, very close to Milan. The city is often overlooked by tourists who arrive to Italy with low cost airlines and head straight to Milan or just take another flight to somewhere else. This was also our case. On the way to Spain we had to spend a night in Bergamo before our next flight, but this time we had a full day to enjoy the charming little city. So, we dropped our bags and headed to the Upper town. Bergamo offers little treasures like museums, ancient palaces, churches and monuments that can be compared with those of other more important Italian cities. The city is divided into two parts – the Upper Town, or “Citta Alta”, and the newer, Lower City, or “bassa città.” Main point of interest is the Citta alta, that’s where the whole magic of Bergamo is. Citta Alta…

Fabrica de mici, Bucharest

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when visiting a new country? I’ll tell you what mine is…food! Yup, I love food and I love trying new things whenever I go someplace I have never been before. What better way to discover it, the country, than tasting all kind of interesting, weird type of cuisine. Romania. A country in Europe, my country. What would I recommend? “Mici”! Where to have “mici”? You can have them all over, but unique kind of mici you can taste at “Fabrica de Mici” in the capital Bucharest. Small, cozy, tasty. The “mici” here are different than the mici you will find in other restaurants. Different how, you will ask…oh, well, come and see for yourself. There are 4 types you can choose from, the classic, the kebab, the spicy and the veggie, and you can enjoy them with a side dish of…