Hobbyhorse: Tuoluo

If you’ve ever passed by one of the major squares in the city then you’ve probably seen tuoluo being practiced – many parks have a few whipper-snappers knocking around.

by Simon Smith, 14 July 2014

New bar: The Standing Goose Brewing

Unlike most craft beer bars in Guangzhou, the Goose's interiors are a post-apocalyptic, futuristic, art deco smash.

by Simon Smith, 09 July 2014

Drum roll: Riven

Riven, formed in August 2013, are all about sound. Twenty-nine-year-old founder and frontman Chris von Heland from Sweden describes their style as “a mix between Coldplay and U2…...

by Simon Smith, 23 June 2014

More than a mannequin: The models of Guangzhou

Though many wouldn’t think of the City of Flowers as host to the beautiful and stem-like, Guangzhou has a sizeable expat model community – blossoming in fact. Harder than finding...

by Simon Smith, 13 June 2014

New bar: Brooklyn 8th Avenue

On a street known for its variety of local food, Brooklyn 8th Avenue Loft and Kitchen sticks out. In fact, it sticks out like New York City's Brooklyn Chinatown in – the address of...

by Simon Smith, 16 May 2014

Alcohol aficionados: Go On

A sparkling, cocktail-like beverage with a healthy twist.

by Simon Smith, 15 May 2014

New bar: Sky Lounge

Sky Lounge launches the Party Pier scene into the echelons of the cosmopolitan. Run by the proprietors of Pearl River, it can be found sprawled atop the German eatery on the third and...

by Simon Smith, 12 May 2014

Drum roll: Peacock Blue

Sexy and sultry, Leung’s vocals are straight out of a 1960s pre-Woodstock warm up session. Jazz, rock, RnB, Christina Aguilera and Amy Winehouse all influence her.

by Simon Smith, 08 May 2014

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