Malasang Fruit Juice (马拉桑果汁) – Gulangyu, Xiamen, China


This is a nation wide chain of fruit juice stalls. The best thing about their juices is that it is freshly squeezed right in front of you. No added sugar or any other preservatives! This one is located in front of the pier, straight about 200m walk. Definitely refreshing after a hot day of walking on the island of Gulangyu! Rating: 5/5 Taste: All natural, wholesome! Portion: Average Service: I dunno about other shops but this shop’s young couple were very friendly and took the time to recommend what is suitable for us. Ambience: Takeaway but no sign of houseflies. … Continue reading Malasang Fruit Juice (马拉桑果汁) – Gulangyu, Xiamen, China

褚家园咖啡馆 – 鼓浪屿(Gulangyu), Xiamen, China


As I continue to walk after my food tasting at 林氏鱼丸, I was actually searching for this place. If you have taken a wrong turn, you may never find this nice little secret garden. But if you speak Mandarin, just ask the locals. This place is well known in Gulangyu or even Xiamen for their coffees and if I’m not wrong, their barista came in runners-up in some barista competition. I was lucky to have found this place, which looked like someone else’s garden from the main door, and trotted in to find a lovely paradise hiding in the small … Continue reading 褚家园咖啡馆 – 鼓浪屿(Gulangyu), Xiamen, China

沈家闽南肠粉 – Gulangyu, Xiamen, China


Gulangyu is a little island off Xiamen and a place for loads of good food… apart from sightseeing. So after arriving at the port of Gulangyu, we walked straight to the little shops where all the food are. 沈家闽南肠粉 is the first stop and the queue is always damn long. Just becareful when queuing up, there’ll be people pushing carts of goods going up the slope and they will just budge their way through. Be prepared to screw them! Anyways, pics below: Rating: 5/5. Taste: Really good! Very nice and soft texture, with egg, some minced pork and veg. Chilli is nice but … Continue reading 沈家闽南肠粉 – Gulangyu, Xiamen, China