Sampling Street Food, Scorpions, and Starfish in Beijing, China
Craving scorpion on a stick? The Wangfujing snack street in Beijing offers endless choices for the brave of palate. Stroll down the street at night, when red lanterns cast a festive glow on the row of vendor’s booths. Prepare your nose for the pervasive scent of seafood and who-knows-what, and even if you don’t try anything, have your camera ready to snap a picture of your friend biting into a starfish. If your stomach can’t handle it, beer, restaurants, and a huge shopping street are right around the corner.