Sarah Austen-Smith

Sarah Austen-Smith is a Wellington Beltway escapee. She’s travelling through China and Central Asia this year following the Silk Road from Shangri-la to Samarkand.

Beer
Jul 17, 2018

Hops in the hútongs: China’s craft beer champions

From the alleyways of Běijīng to the Tibetan highlands, independent brewing is on the rise.

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Food
Jul 11, 2018

Bāozi, báijiǔ and barbecue: Culinary adventures in China

The angst of a Wellington winter melts away amid the tongue-tingling tastes of the Middle Kingdom.

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