Category Archives: China

A great concept for coffee in Kunming

Until we arrived in Kunming, we’d always associated Yunnan Province with tea. But then we found Salvador’s Coffee House and discovered Yunnan Coffee. I liked Salvador’s before I even found the place. It was nowhere near our hotel, and we’d … Continue reading

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Tea in Chengdu’s People’s Park – that’s our kind of place, but beware the big Buddha

The top tip for tea in Chengdu from Tashkent’s tea shop owner Deng had been to go to the People’s Park in the centre of town. He was not wrong. On a Sunday afternoon the People’s Park is buzzing with … Continue reading

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They roast their own coffee in Chengdu, you know

I know Chengdu is a popular tourist destination, for its panda centre as much as for its location on the route to Tibet, but we were amazed just how many western-style coffee shops there were dotted around town. The ones … Continue reading

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