I was sitting on a luxurious recliner surrounded by teak wall partitions and palm trees.
The fragrance of ginseng and Jasmine is scattered in the air;
Easy China Five
Play tone music on the soundtrack.
I spent an hour at the Shangri-La pedicure Center in Richmond.
The long-term activity of Asian foot massage is one of the six foot massage spa centers in the suburbs.
I'm only 20 minutes away from downtown Vancouver, but I feel like I'm outside of a world.
Warren, a masseuse from mainland China, is punching in my "too tight" calf.
When he put pressure on a place on my feet, I made faces painfully.
He said, "that's your spleen . . . . . . You are under too much pressure . "
In the next hour, my stress was greatly relieved.
It is confident but effective.
I felt relaxed and relaxed when I went out as if I had a dynamic spa experience abroad.
For anyone looking for a fresh and exotic resort but no need to exchange money, pack a passport or deal with airport security troubles, just check out Richmond.
The bedroom burb in Lulu Island has a rich and varied experience.
Here are some Vegas and a lot of Asia-
Sometimes, I have to pinch myself to remember that I am still in B. C.
Not only that, it's cheap and easy to get here from Victoria.
Its 28 hotels, even luxury hotels, are the third in hotels near Vancouver; deals abound. (
Long back massage is only $33. )
In addition to the massage, in the last three
I had dinner on a special Chinese dim sum, climbed up a challenging climbing wall, led a mock sledge along the Olympic track, bet on roulette, and stroll around the mall, it feels like I lost my way in Hong Kong.
This is only the first day.
Here are a few reasons to consider a local holiday in Richmond: bring two-
With more than 30 Asians, Richmond is known as the best Asian cuisine in North America and has more than 800 restaurants to choose from.
Delicious experience, etc. , such as: Snacks: We choose seafood restaurant in the sea port (150-8888 River Rd. )
Because there are a lot of snacks for Asian families.
It turned out to be the freshest and most delicious food we 've ever had.
Diners do not choose from the mobile trolley, but order using the list in the picture menu --
The quality of your service is very good.
Other recommended dim sum restaurants include chef Tony seafood (101-4600 No. 3 Road)
Seafood restaurants in Shigang Garden (1200-4540 No 3. Road. )
• Food Plaza: you can enjoy the Asian food plaza in the Yaohan Center (3700 No 3 Rd. )and the 800-
Centre Aberdeen (
4151 Hazelbridge Road)
There are dozens of different Asian food vendors, unlike any shopping center in North America.
Under $10, you can choose three dishes on the rice.
Some are only Chinese signs, but the food is beautifully displayed at the steam table.
Just order it and they pile it up on the plate.
• Food Street: Alexandra Road (
Between Aberdeen and Landstown light rail station)
It is called "food street" because it has 220 restaurants in just three blocks: Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Shanghainese, Cantonese, Sichuan, Malaysia, Thailand, etc. Award-
Emerald seafood restaurant and Vivicity restaurant are the best high-end options. Family-
Selected cuisine such as Seto Japanese cuisine and Haroo Korean cuisine are well received.
• Dumpling Trail: The city has launched a new dumpling trail this fall (dumplingtrail. com)
Downloadable map of 18 restaurants where you can taste a variety of Asian dumplings
Fried, boiled, steamed, sweet and salty.
Attractions and entertainment you can finish all the food and prepare for the next round of eating through a variety of activities. • ROX —
RICHMOND Olympic experience: situated in an impressive huge (362,000-square-foot)
Richmond Olympic Oval of the year
The old Rox is the first Olympic Museum in North America.
It celebrates Olympic history and Vancouver's 2010 Olympic Games with over 500 artworks and 15 interactive challenges and simulators.
We took a funny and exciting sledge to try to get the longest flight time on a ski jump, sitting in a seat
Skiing at the Paralympic Games recorded how high we could jump.
Very interesting, informative and definitely worth a visit.
Be sure to check out the Oval facilities while you are there.
After hosting-track speed-
In the skating project in 2010, it has become a huge state. of-art multi-
Sports facilities and gorgeous roofs made of pine trees
Beetle Wood, Crown setting.
It has two Olympic hockey fields, several basketball courts and volleyball courts, table tennis, fitness gym, yoga studio, running track and more.
We spent an hour of fun and challenge in four hours.
Climb the wall. (6111 River Rd. , richmondoval. ca)
• International Buddhist Temple: quiet, beautiful, peaceful, the traditional grounds and religious buildings of the International Buddhist temple look like they were transplanted from the Forbidden City in Beijing.
With its soothing fountains and ponds, bonsai gardens, dozens of huge golden sculptures of various Buddhas and bodhisattvas, and stunning halls, including the main hall, the Thousand Buddha Hall and meditation hall are easy to spend an hour or more in this refreshing oasis of spirit and calm. (
9160 Steveston highway; buddhisttemple. ca)
• Steveston & George Cannon cannery: Take a walk along the Fraser River to view seafood catches from fishing boats tied to Fisherman's Wharf, or visit the National Historic Site of the Georgian cannery, where, the hard life of 1930 people on the salmon can line has been re-shaped into fascinating details.
Or stroll through quaint streets.
Since 2011, Steveston has been the setting for the popular ABC show, bringing a whole new group of TV visitors to explore the picturesque villages and their boutiques. (steveston. bc. ca)
River Rock Casino Resort: I'm not a gambler but we had a really nice night at the casino.
First of all, enjoy a gourmet dinner at Tramonto, one of the hotel's four restaurants.
Then we accepted the temptation of Revue to play in the game on sale --out 1,000-
Soon we sang Morton in 1960 together.
We ended our day off and see how long we can make $50 in the casino --
With the penny slot and some lucky numbers on roulette, it's much longer than we thought. (8111 River Rd. ; riverrock. com)
Shopping I like to explore the aisles of large Asian grocery stores such as Osaka (Yaohan Centre)and H-Mart (Centre Aberdeen)
, Marvel at the names and shapes of fruits and vegetables I have never seen before (
Bla, longon, kabocha, nagaimo, bamboo shoots and more).
Osaka is a great place to buy gorgeous and cheap Japanese household items or learn about the popular things in "Japanese Fashion Zone.
The mammoth elephant center of Aberdeen is located in the east. meets-
The West shopping experience has three levels of unique stores mainly in Asia, including Daiso, which is equivalent to US dollars in Japan.
A year ago, Europeans
Inspired mcthurglen designer store opens on an island just minutes from Vancouver International Airport (
Canada Line station in Templeton).
Top 50 now
End lifestyle and designer stores (
Coach, Armani, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein)
In a charming village
Outdoor shopping center with cobblestone street and Gable appearance. (
No. 7899 Templeton Station Road; mcarthurglen. com)
The two nights and three days we explored Richmond's cultural wealth felt as refreshing as we left the country.
But there is no time difference and travel trouble.
Then we took a Harbor seaplane at the South Vancouver terminal and got home in 45 minutes.
Annie murance is a tourist Richmond (VisitRichmondBC. com)
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