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As soon as we mentioned to our guide in Kunming that we like tea, we ended up in a tea shop. We tried a few raw Pu-Er teas and resisted the very popular fermented Pu-Er teas. The lady attending to... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at East Eats West
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Kunming is the capital of Yunnan province in China. Yunnan sees over 200 million visitors every year and Kunming airport over 20 million. Due to mining, hydro-electric power and tourism is Yunnan booming. The increase in wealth is clearly visible... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at East Eats West
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Yunnan provinence is famous of its tea, Pu-Er tea to be precise. This very specific type of tea has a history that dates back over 1000 years. In fact, some of the tea trees in Yunnan are even older than... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at East Eats West
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Tea has been around for 5000 years. It has nourished millions, started wars and became an art form in China and Japan. With the advent of the tea bag and industrial production in the West it has been overtaken by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at East Eats West
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Picture: Preparting Roti Canai at an Indian streetside restaurant. It seems to me that Malaysia is still a bit of a backwater for most Western tourists. Thailand is much more famous for its culinary delights. It actually goes so far... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at East Eats West
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Yes, this is a café next to famous Cheah Si Sek Tek Tong temple in Georgetown, Penang. Unfortunately it was closed that day I passed it (hopefully only temporarily). I was wondering what it looked like inside. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at East Eats West
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Right next to Beach Street in old Georgetown Old Town White Coffee is where I get my daily coffee fix while visiting Penang. I love Old Town White Coffees relaxed and laid-back atmosphere and its coffee range. Website: www.oldtown.com.my Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at East Eats West
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After 10 years in production and more than 10’000 cars sold, the Lamborghini Gallardo will go out of production. Despite being around for that long, the car is still a head-turner and pops up in many exotic places. Those colorful... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at East Eats West
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Picture: The IMD building in Lausanne (courtesy of www.imd.org) The Swiss business school IMD has come up with a new slogan: 'lifelong learning'. Before you think it is only another marketing slogan, think again. IMD copied the age-old Japanese teacher-student... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2011 at East Eats West
Alexander Brunner is now following Spice Project
Feb 20, 2011