Navy Headquarters First Guesthouse

No.19 Xisanhuan Middle Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100089, China | Resort
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Travel Blogs from Beijing

"You can have your noodles and eat them too!"

A travel blog entry by senorita-tes


... noodles. Since wheat is very heavy to digest, you will see in a lot of noodle restaurants that there are bottles of vinegar on the table. Eating noodles with vinegar is said to aid in the digestion of the heavy wheat germ in the dough. Another interesting cultural fact I learned: noodles represent a long life in Chinese culture. This is the reason why you would celebrate birthdays with a dish of noodles. It is said to be bad luck if you cut ...

Hot Pot Confusion

A travel blog entry by kbreeze


... directing us to all the things that we needed to do this thing right. Further complicating things was the fact that the pictures in the menu did not really help us identify anything about what food was being offered. Mostly they showed outlays of raw meat and unknown vegetables. Feeling overwhelmed we ended up going with the "flower beef fertilizer", some type of greens and what we thought would probably be a salad of some sort.

When everything ...

Funny things students have said!

A travel blog entry by littledragon


... involving the students to engage their excitement a little more. Yesterday the question was a complete the sentence one: ONE OF THE _____ BUILDINGS IN THE WORLD IS THE _______IN CHICAGO. The answer is TALLEST & SEARS TOWER. I added an option for SMALLEST & ADA (she's a girl in class), as a joke. But one of my students told me, "Teacher that cannot be right as Ada is not a thing, she's a person". Cheating During the same quiz, as always I write up the answers on ...

Day 9- Just a Little Update

A travel blog entry by rburrows92


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...Uhmm...let me see if there's anything else I can tell you...I can't really think of anything. I'm kind of drained from this illness thing so I'm having a hard time thinking straight right now. Tomorrow, I'll get a little bit more reflective and look back at my first full week in China when I'm more pensive and focused. I'm also thinking about cutting back on the posts. I know some of ...

Stranded in the Sea of Beijing

A travel blog entry by grubear


... immediately to the West of the center of Beijing. The center hold various important sites, such as the Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Beihai park, the Presidential Compound, the Temple of Heaven (I think 'Sky' is a better word for this than 'Heaven', or perhaps 'Heavens', as it doesn't mean 'Heaven' in the same way that most religious Western people think of the word), the Temple of Earth (see? 'Earth' ...


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