Showing posts from March, 2017

Beautiful & Trendy Book Stores

We are very fond of books and my wife has many shelves of book collections at home which she loves dearly. I am sure everyone loves to read books too, be it for leisure or educational references. Let me brag a bit about my history of books again for those who have not heard. Many years ago, our local chain M P H did not have any Chinese books in their collection as this PooPULAR was controlling in the Chinese books monopoly. I was there at the right place and time, when I met the top publisher from Taipei who was at the book fair at The Mines. One thing led to another and my wife took me to Taipei several times to sign the distributorship deal. With the help from a tycoon, we ordered several big containers of the best books of all titles and topics from this guy in Taipei to be sold at the M P H throughout our country. The rest is history now.
So you could see how excited each time we found beautiful and unique book stores in overseas. They often come with cafes, good cakes & cof…

Japanese Horse Oil Cream

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Have you ever heard of humans using the horse's oil on their faces? We went to Tokyo during the winter of 2015 for our vacation. While we were there, a good friend in New York City texted my wife to purchase a jar of Horse Oil Cream from any pharmaceutical shops in Tokyo. He shared how fantastic these creams from Japan could do 1001 wonders for our skin from healing scalds, whitening, removing marks, iron out wrinkles and even lift the sagging skins. He swore that these creams are the best he had ever used in his entire life!
I was rather skeptical as there are too many facial and skin creams flooding the global market that carry their own testimonials and claims of merits.  I myself have been using various expensive brands of cleansers, creams and even serums from SK-II Men's and Biotherm. While they could keep my face clean and well moisturized, I know there is a limit to fight the natural aging process of our human bodies. I will not be young forever…

Daxingshan Temple - Xi'an in China

I would highly recommend anyone to visit Xi'an City if you only have one chance to visit China. I have so far visited Beijing, Tianjin, Chengde, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Jiuhuashan, Chengdu, Emeishan, Guangzhou, Dunhuang, Huashan, Xi'an and passed through many smaller towns too. I love Xi'an City the most for its vast and well preserved historical sites especially the thousands of  Terracotta Warriors buried inside the many Tombs of First Emperor Qin Shi Huang. This place would really blow your mind!
Xi’an is a very large bustling city with a population of 8.7 million. It is the capital  of Shaanxi Province in central China and once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace). It marks the Silk Road’s eastern end and was home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties' ruling houses.

 That morning we walked outside our Ramada Bell Tower Hotel and saw a small crowd. My wife went to look-see and kaypoh for so long!

The city folks were gambling real cash by the streets! The ba…

City Wall @ Xi'an - China

It was our second trip to this ancient capital of China which has the most interesting historical sites and mountains. The last trip in 2012, we barely had enough time to visit this famous City Wall of Xian which is the most complete city wall that has survived all the fierce battles in China.
So we made sure we allocated one full day to visit the whole city wall and enjoy the panoramic view! We truly enjoyed riding bicycles around the whole city wall.

Come let's tour the walls now....

1. I was told many times that my past lives were in China & once fought in many battles alongside the Chinese Emperor's army.

2. This beautiful City Wall's fort was built during the reign  of Zhu Yuanzhang, the first Emperor of the Ming Dynasty  (Year : 1368-1644)

3. The map covers 13.7 kilometers (8.5 miles) in length  with a deep moat surrounding it.  

4. The City Gates stand with grandeur and look very majestic  as a prominent landmark in Xi'an especially when lighted up at night…