Great Wall? Check. Forbidden City? Check. Learning how to turn a chirping insect into a fighting champion? Ch… oh, hang on. Bespoke’s ‘Meet a Cricket Trainer’ signature experience is one of the many fun things we do that other travel companies don’t. OK, so this one is pretty far out, but Beijing cricket trainer ‘Cricket Liu’, a champion trainer of fighting crickets, is an absolute hoot and a well of knowledge on this ancient and still thriving pastime. We hooked up local magazine The Beijinger with our man and they had a blast.
Read all about it below, and if you find the primal urge to go antenna-to-antenna on our ‘Meet a Cricket Trainer’ signature experience, visit our website or get in touch at [email protected]