The Wonder Drug – Chinese Tea

An overweight Chinese person is a rare sight. There are several reasons for their slimness, the most important being: very little sugar in the Chinese diet. After a Chinese meal only fresh fruit is served, there are no rich desserts that accompany our Indian meal. Another factor according to a few local women is the medicinal qualities of Chinese tea,…

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A City Unexpected

Beijing is much more than expected. The city has transformed to a great extent; all thanks to the Olympic Games. The infrastructure that has been created in a short span of only eight years is remarkable. Coming from Pune, I can only marvel at the clean and wide roads, bridges and public transport that adorn the city, which is several…

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Beijing Planning

Planning the Trip… Sixteen years ago when my husband-to-be told me he wanted to visit every Olympic event, I was skeptical at best. Why would one want to go in crowds and see ant like figures play sports. What could be better than the power of live television and slow motion playback?

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