Beer Garden in Quanzhou

The Brickyard

Every midsized Chinese city has a place where expats go to meet up and whinge about living in a midsized Chinese city. Quanzhou has the Brickyard, and it’s absolutely fantastic. Heaps of beers on tap, reliable...

Teahouse in Quanzhou

Gǔcuò Cháfáng

Curious travellers will find many answers in the alley behind Guandì Temple, often provided by smiling old men reading poems and playing games in this classic Chinese teahouse. Pull up a bamboo chair on the...

Cafe in Gulang Yu

Slowly Cafe

In a regal old European villa is one of the old breed of cafes on the island, specialising in flavoured coffee varieties like honey and orange. Service is faster than the name suggests.