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Game of Throne

By on June 5, 2017
The only downside to visiting the village of Niu Lu Tao in southern China has been the toilet facilities. Until now.


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Kung Hei Fat Choi!

By on January 27, 2017
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year (again!) for this year, the year of the Rooster. But put off that haircut for a few days...
Niu Lu Tao


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Happy New Year for 2017

By on December 31, 2016
I'm sitting here at home, reflecting on 2016, jotting down some resolutions and goals for 2017 and one thing's for sure: back to the village.
Kaiping Market


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10 Reasons to Visit Kaiping

By on October 17, 2016
I’ve been there many times and the list should number more than 10, but here is my top 10 list for reasons to visit Kaiping.
Captains File: India


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Captains File: India

By on September 15, 2016
Captains File: India. From Nayudu to Kohli: India's Test Cricket Captains. The latest book from Rob Harvey.
Char Sui


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Char Siu with Chef Stone

By on August 5, 2016
Chef Mark Stone has shared his scrumptious Char Siu Pork recipe and you’ll want to get your teeth stuck straight into it.
Diaolou of Kaiping


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The Diaolou of Kaiping

By on July 1, 2016
Kaiping is both a city and a county and is famous for its architecture and in particular the unique fortified watchtowers called "Diaolou".
Lissy Liu Beef Stew


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Lissy Liu Beef Stew

By on May 15, 2016
They tell me it's been snowing in Kaiping. Hard to believe! It's time for them to make Lissy Liu Beef Stew.
Gweilo in the Diaolou Chinese Edition


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Chinese Gweilo

By on April 28, 2016
The book, "Gweilo in the Diaolou" has now been translated into Chinese. I don't think too many of my Aussie friends will be able to read it...


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Ma On Shan

By on April 27, 2016
Ma On Shan is a Cantonese delight in the far flung corners of Hong Kong, situated on reclaimed land.
ROB HARVEY
SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

I quit my marketing job 20 years ago to become a writer, only I ended up writing html instead of words. Now I'm just writing words. I have a passion for China, through my partner Shuk, a passion for cooking and a passion for history. Oh, and a keen eye for the absurd! Have some fun on these pages and I look forward to your feedback. Rob.

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