Category Archives: China

China diaries ~ day 4

Wuzhen: old houses and canals Wuzhen is a scenic water town a few hours from Hangzhou and Shanghai. Old houses next to the Yangtze River have been renovated and the area has become a tourist area. You can visit for a day or stay in a hotel in the park. There is even a modern […]
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China diaries ~ day 3

Celebrating Christmas in China Christmas is not really celebrated in China. I hardly noticed that it was Christmas. Only because of the Christmas wishes from Dutch friends that I felt a bit Christmassy. I think it will get bigger in China in the future, because stores can sell more stuff if they also do something […]
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China diaries ~ day 2

Since I am staying at family I get to experience the local lifestyle. Where do people get their food and ingredients? The number one priority during the day: food 🙂

China diaries ~ day 1

After a few days of doing nothing (aka sleeping, eating and chilling). It is time to share some photo stories. These photos are taken in Hangzhou. The winters here are not that cold, around 5-15 degree Celsius. But it’s cold at home, because there is no central heating. There is only hot air from the […]
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Going to the roots

Lazy Pig Passion is going to China to visit family. The Food Trip begins!

China food souvenirs: dried fruit

Mom is back in town! She has brought back sweets from China: dried persimmon, dried longan, dried grapes (aka raisins) and dried figs. Dried fruit is an excellent souvenir from China. Easy to take home, not that expensive and delicious. And if the home front doesn’t like it; more for you! Persimmon (Kaki in Dutch) […]
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