Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail
Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail
Australia

Chinatown in Perth: Northbridge offers diversions enough for one grounded traveller longing for Asia

  • A visit to the alleyways of Northbridge offers the chance to consult a herbalist, have a massage, eat Vietnamese and Thai curries, and enjoy a bubble tea
  • The author leaves with a pouch of pills to improve her yin, shoulders relieved of knotty tensions, and a taste of the Asia she’s been missing

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Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail
Herbalist Dr Zhang prepares a concoction of Chinese herbs at Hoaping Clinic in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia. Northbridge is like stepping through a portal into China itself. Photo: Lynn Gail
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