Travel Blogs from Qingdao, China

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Beer capital of China..., Qingdao, China travel blog

Beer capital of China...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... to explaining the love of Kenny G and Keey G like music everywhere I go. It remains the most disturbing thing about China to date. Qingdao. I don't quite know what to make of it. It's modern - very modern - almost like Singapore in its waterfront ...

Sobering news on the beer front, Qingdao, China travel blog

Sobering news on the beer front

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... . In 1903, two businessmen, German and British, invested 440,000 yuan and opened a brewery in Tsingtao, now known as Qingdao. The company, registered as Nordic Brewery Co Ltd (Tsingtao Branch), was the first brewery set up with European technology on ...

Qingdao - Germany in China? Not quite, Qingdao, China travel blog

Qingdao - Germany in China? Not quite

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Qingdao is touted as one of the must-see cities of ...

Qingdao China - Yes like the Beer, Qingdao, China travel blog

Qingdao China - Yes like the Beer

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Editors note: I was going to try to manually migrate my old blog to this site, but it's too mind numbingly boring and without the pictures, the stories lose too much. Click on the link to see this entry. ...

In search of my German heritage, Qingdao, China travel blog

In search of my German heritage

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... station building, magnificient villas and splendid gardens. Lying on the southern bank of the Shandong Peninsula, Qingdao is one of China's most attractive cities, integrating modern cityscapes with old European-styled architectures on the mountain slopes ...

Non-stop nothing, Huangdao, China travel blog

Non-stop nothing

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... had the 10min ride to the ferry terminal, then the 20min wait for the ferry, then the 30min ferry, and finally the 30min drive. "Qingdao" Technical and Vocational College huh? It took us a few days to work out, but we're actually in a place called ...

From the mouth of babes, Huangdao, China travel blog

From the mouth of babes

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... moistens things. *Huck explores Jim and wants to make Jim free. *Jim wants to be free either with Mary or Aunt Sally. *Western people like coffee while we like tea in China. Coffee represents liberalization, compared with the conservatism of ...

Escape from Huangdao, Qingdao, China travel blog

Escape from Huangdao

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... , with a somewhat stir-crazy feeling with the scenery in town (grey apartments, grey roads, cellphone shops) we headed into Qingdao for an overnight (using our fantastic 3-day weekends. Yay!!). Had a fairly successful trip over (with the exception of ...

Because its there, Qingdao, China travel blog

Because its there

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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Well, we just had our next little weekend in Qingdao. Having sufficiently recovered from Beijing, we headed to locations a bit closer and climbed a mountain. The usual Chinese bizarreness at home. Got our papers and stuff finally sorted out - according ...

Map point, Qingdao, China travel blog

Map point

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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Just a map ...

And there ends the lesson for the day, Huangdao, China travel blog

And there ends the lesson for the day

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... - with all the karaoke in the country you tend to miss hearing an actual band. Also of course continued our search of Qingdao for decent Western food (still just the Italian restaurant and Subway). (While I remember - just worked out the other day ...

Marry Xmas To All - Chinglish in China, Huangdao, China travel blog

Marry Xmas To All - Chinglish in China

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... from about 2 days after that momentous event and the novelty wore-off, one of the oldest hobbies for foreigners in China started - snickering over Chinglish signs. The level of English in China is somewhat lower than other countries. Presumably that ...

Ich will Oreos!, Qingdao, China travel blog

Ich will Oreos!

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Mein erster Massanzug ist in Bearbeitung. Mein Laptop bockt und ich hab Bock auf Oreo. Die Sushis von gestern waren kein Problem. Bis jetzt scheint mein Immunsystem sehr effektiv mit der hiesigen Hygiene zu kämpfen, ich war noch nie krank. Ich bin aber ...

A Weekend In Qingdao, Qingdao, China travel blog

A Weekend In Qingdao

A travel blog entry by katietravels

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... during the Olympics this summer. On Saturday, we did a ton of sightseeing and even more walking! It was really nice :) Qingdao has several old German-architectured churches which we went to visit- and were pleasantly surprised to find that they are ...

Abschied, Qingdao, China travel blog

Abschied

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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... gehabt. Sie ist mein Fenster zum chinesischen Denken und Leben. Was sehr schwer fehlt, ist der Abschied von Qingdao. Ohne andere Städte in China gesehen zu haben, bin ich mir sicher, dass Qingdao ein kleines Paradies ist in diesem grossen Land. Ruhig, ...

Aussies, Kiwis, Brits and a few Chinese, Qingdao, China travel blog

Aussies, Kiwis, Brits and a few Chinese

A travel blog entry by cblinc

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... in the games...has to be an all-time record. I have heard the volunteer staff is enormous games wide. Hear in Qingdao, they are everywhere, 2 sometimes 3 to every post, smiling, waving with a NeaHow  and a warm Hello. Today a ...

6 AM - Saturday in Qingdao, Qingdao, China travel blog

6 AM - Saturday in Qingdao

A travel blog entry by cblinc

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... before the time of "reforms and opening up" ?. The population has exploded over 20 years in Qingdao and all along the eastern coast of China. Manufacturing and shipping them west has transformed this place. Foreign capital has developed this part of the ...

Bombenpack, Qingdao, China travel blog

Bombenpack

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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... morgen ging ich fötelen. Jetzt versende ich mein Hab und Gut. Schon um neun stand ich auf, ich will meine letzten Stunden in Qingdao nicht verpennen. Mit dem Fotoaparat fuhr ich in den dreckigeren Teil der Stadt, der so ist, wie ich mir China eigentlich ...

Ich brauch Sonne und Webspace, Qingdao, China travel blog

Ich brauch Sonne und Webspace

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Mein Webhoster nervt, das Wetter nervt, Windows nervt. Mir ist immernoch kalt. Wenn man sich beklagt erklärt  jeder, dass es hier keinen Frühling gibt. Dieser hurtige Wetterumbruch findet aber je nach gefragter Person im Mai, Juni oder Juli statt. ...

Qingdao, Qingdao, China travel blog

Qingdao

A travel blog entry by nutsjunior

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Gabriel reloaded, Qingdao, China travel blog

Gabriel reloaded

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Verflucht sei die chinesische Schrift! Ein unmöglich Ding. Meine "Frisur" war es auch. Ich lerne die Wörter hier richtig schnell, aber die Schrift ist wirklich hirnrissig. Wieso kam hier in all den Jahrhunderten nie jemand auf die Idee, die ...

Qingdao, Qingdao, China travel blog

Qingdao

A travel blog entry by kalendradee

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... egg and rice. Either we really were deathly hungry or it was delicious. Nearby was Beach #6 (there are 13 renowned beaches in Qingdao), so we went there to check out the scene and enjoy the water. We really should have gone further out into the city ...

Fertig Tiandihui, Qingdao, China travel blog

Fertig Tiandihui

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Die Arbeit ist fertig, die Medizin auch. Nach meinem letzten Arbeitstag lud die Firma zum Abschiedsessen. Es kamen 15 Leute aus dem Sales Departement, die Hälfte habe ich noch nie gesehen. Wie immer gab es reichlich zu futtern und trinken. Man ...

Wochenbilanz 2, Qingdao, China travel blog

Wochenbilanz 2

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Schon wieder ist eine Woche vorbei. Das ging unglaublich schnell. Hier sechs neue Erkenntnisse: Pro: -Qingdao ist behindertenfreundlich. Es gibt hier überall Rampen und selbst die Busfährpläne sind in Blindenschrift geschrieben. Nur im Bus hat man ...

Chillig, Qingdao, China travel blog

Chillig

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Ohne Schule is das Leben schöner. Seit ich keine Schule mehr habe, arbeite ich in der Nacht und schlafe am Morgen, das passt vielmehr in meinen Rythmus. Heute gönnte ich mir am Vormittag noch ein Nickerchen am Strand. Am Nachmittag treibe ich jeweils ...

I <3 Weekend, Qingdao, China travel blog

I <3 Weekend

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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... chtigte Chi mu lu (Alexander korrigiere!), ein Shoppingcenter ramschvoll mit Fakes. Auf dem Weg entdeckten wir ein neues Quartier, China Hardcore. Spritzende Muscheln, live schlachten und jodelnde Grossmütter (siehe Video). Da muss ich mit meiner Cam ...

Pleite., Qingdao, China travel blog

Pleite.

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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Die Heimreise ist gebucht. Meine Ersparnisse sind weg. Reisen ist ruinös. Besonders die transsibirische Eisenbahn zehrt an meinem Konto, 4000 Stutz auf einen Schlag. Zeit also, wieder fleissig zu sein. Die Programmierung von Werbegeiz beginnt nächste ...

Tricky Math, Qingdao, China travel blog

Tricky Math

A travel blog entry by tgreider

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... Sadly, this was the agonizing lesson that punched me in the stomach at 8:04 p.m., literally one minute prior to our plane departing for Qingdao. Had Matt and I actually been sitting in Row 7, seats A and C at 8:04 p.m., the moment of my epiphany, all ...

People's Republic of China, Qindao, China travel blog

People's Republic of China

A travel blog entry by jsiker

Ship was re-routed due to tropical storm shin-shin! See HK ...

To the end of the Earth & beyond!!, Qingdao, China travel blog

To the end of the Earth & beyond!!

A travel blog entry by icarver

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... !! No doubt we'll pay for that when we end up having to go cattle class on a long distance overnighter somewhere!! Arrived in Qingdao late & found a dirt hole hotel for 2.50 each! Wasn't too bad actually, just smelt a bit musty! Qingdao was a far ...

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