NYC is raving about Escape the Room but Mr. X has been going strong in Shanghai for over a year. Pick your metaphor: real-life Myst, Sleep No More for puzzles, murder mystery dinner sans dinner … Five rooms, each a different theme and difficulty, hourlong countdown timer, no cellphones, blacklight paint, rotating bookshelves, one lifeline (redeemed by waving to a faceless employee watching via CCTV camera), and an imperviousness—likely obliviousness—toward Western taboo (the theme of one of the early rooms was “Concentration Camp”).
But a taste of the produce of modern China.
Cranks Cranks CRANKS!!!
Reviving Artisanal Skills (Rinnie Wiryo)
Life is what you make it, so make it fun!
"Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"
Everything is interesting when you have nothing to lose and maybe even nothing to gain.
东北早餐(Northeastern Chinese Breakfast)
The Bund Without Us