An Inland Beach Vacation (8/8) – (Muslim Street) Foods

What’s an Inland Beach Vacation? Go Go Go Shanghai, Xitang, Wuxi A Jiangnan Homecoming Xian the Ancient Capital Xian & Its Glory (Other) Foods (Muslim Street) Foods   Cumin-infused charcoal smoke. Hijab-wearing ladies shuttling tourists on tuk-tuks.  Young girls in trendy outfits. Dark-skinned Muslim boys hollering business for food stalls. Wok masters. Selfie sticks. Sugar-pulling

An Inland Beach Vacation (5/8) – Xian the Ancient Capital

What’s an Inland Beach Vacation? Go Go Go Shanghai, Xitang, Wuxi A Jiangnan Homecoming Xian the Ancient Capital Xian & Its Glory (Other) Foods (Muslim Street) Foods   When it comes to history, the Earth offers few cities as rich as Xian. It sits between the first emperor of China’s capital 2,200+ years ago, and

An Inland Beach Vacation (4/8) – A Jiangnan Homecoming

What’s an Inland Beach Vacation? Go Go Go Shanghai, Xitang, Wuxi A Jiangnan Homecoming Xian the Ancient Capital Xian & Its Glory (Other) Foods (Muslim Street) Foods   Neither Hong nor I was a fan of Shanghai.  However, the city marked a significant step in our relationship, and the region actually contains much of family

An Inland Beach Vacation (1/8) – What’s an Inland Beach Vacation?

What’s an Inland Beach Vacation? Go Go Go Shanghai, Xitang, Wuxi A Jiangnan Homecoming Xian the Ancient Capital Xian & Its Glory (Other) Foods (Muslim Street) Foods   When it comes to vacations, Hong and I like to play hard.  This type-A couple does detailed research, plans jetlag-defying itineraries, and packs our days with activities