Monkey Abroad

Showing YOU what it's like to travel all over Asia with 20 dollars a day

Uyghur ice cream

August 31, 2014
by Kevin Cook
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Eating Creamy Uyghur Ice Cream in Kashgar, XinJiang (VIDEO)

In the illuminated night market of Kashgar, one scent in particular is so sweet and alluring that I can’t resist. It’s the smell of creamy Uyghur ice cream, made fresh by Uyghur Muslim street vendors. Watch them churn up delicious homestyle … Continue reading

Grilled Squid

August 23, 2014
by Kevin Cook
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(VIDEO) Grilled Squid on the Beach in Weihai, Shandong

The only thing better than watching a Chinese street-side vendor cook is watching a beachside vendor cook. Feel the sand under your feet and the salty sea breeze in your hair as you enjoy this short video about cooking and eating squid on a … Continue reading

pigeon meat

August 12, 2014
by Kevin Cook
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(VIDEO) Roasted Pigeon in Kashgar, Far Western China

I love trying new food, especially when I have to travel to eat it. In the far west of China’s XinJiang province is a small city called Kashgar, where you can find an interesting Muslim Uyghur specialty: roasted pigeon. Click here to watch … Continue reading

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