Our client, First Automobile, is part of a groundbreaking major project in Tianjin, China and we went over recently to oversee the tour of its new automobile trading facility. Over 100 business delegates from Singapore attended the tour and our very own Minister of National Development, Mr Mah Bow Tan, also graced us with his presence!

The flight there and back was a little disastrous complete with turbulence, poor service & yucky food but we’re really grateful to venture overseas nonetheless and were all trigger happy the minute we arrived. =) To stay true to our roots, we transformed into Feilong & Chun Li and spoke perfectly fluent Mandarin for the entire trip!

Feilong & Chun Li arrive in Tianjin!

Feilong & Chun Li arrive in Tianjin!

As usual in the media industry, we had very short notice to prepare for the trip but we were really pleasantly surprised with how Tianjin turned out to be. Really clean & green, the 20 yr old city offered many unique delicacies, including the immensely popular Gou Bu Li, literally translated as Dog Doesn’t Care! I thought it was dog meat and refused to eat it initially but my fears were finally put to rest when our cab driver and the restaurant staff explained that the founder of the restaurant was called Ah Gou, hence the name and that the meat in its famous Gou Bu Li bun is pork. =/

The sights of Tianjin..

The sights of Tianjin..

We stayed at the lovely Holiday Inn which was directly opposite the world-class TEDA Soccer Stadium. There was a match between China & Saudi Arabia happening when we were there so that was a real treat for a soccer lover like me! We squeezed in some time to shop and sightsee once our work was done and I must say we weren’t disappointed! We took lotsa pics of the gorgeous city and our client told us that the golf course in Tianjin was really awesome too. They apparently played their best game of golf there to date. Looks like we’ll be heading to Tianjin more when Phase 2 & Phase 3 of First Automobile’s project kickstarts and I just can’t wait!

Hard at work at the trading hub! I heart our outfits.

Hard at work at the trading hub! I heart our outfits.

No trip is complete w/o our airport camwhoring! We were coincidentally in matching yellow tops!

No trip is complete w/o our airport camwhoring! We were coincidentally in matching yellow tops!

xoxo,

gi

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