Among one of the top reasons most people come to China is the rich history that seeps from every province in the country; Beijing is at the top of the list with places like the Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, historical residences, and more.
In our August issue, we asked some of the city’s tour experts to give a sneak peak at some of their walking tours. Schools are back in session this month as well as those dreaded routines, so find out how families can be better equipped to cope with transitioning from holiday mode to class ready. We compiled a list of the places where you can get stationery to really hit it home that holiday is over.
A visit to one of the child friendly museums is a good place to expanding your knowledge on the China’s enormous history. Take a day off at Equuleus International Riding Club as with any sport , horse riding does have its risks. Get family tested tips on Melbourne for your next holiday destination from the Kanbur-Yin family.
Sweet and salty do go hand-in-hand as Big Bear’s signature cookie has a balance of the opposing flavors so find out the inspiration from owner and baker Jon Ellis in Talking Shop. Make your own candy can be your next birthday party themed idea as the folks over at Papabubble provide just those exact activities. Our Indulge mom is a ray of sunshine after her makeover at Laurent Falcon.
The Red Wall Garden Restaurant serves up a kids menu in a beautiful courtyard setting. Get a shellfish recipe from the Yu-Huo family in this month’s Food for Thought.
The back-to-school packed lunches cheat sheet as brought to you by Melissa Rodriguez is what the nutritionist ordered. Dr. Dorothy Dexter shares a back-to-school checklist and Nelson Chow shares with us about the opening of the LIH Olivia’s Place Pediatric Clinic, formerly known as Eliott’s Corner.
August for most high seniors means getting head start on working on application forms for universities, we take you through applying to US colleges from the Schlueter triplets. Keystone elementary students get to quiz Lars Ulrik Thom on Beijing’s history and high school students from YCIS show us their creative artistic process in our Blank Canvas.
Christopher Lay is having trouble pinning down a school as he relocates to settle and Jennifer Ambrose is on the hunt for relics around her neighborhood.