Capital Forbidden City Hotel

Address: No.48 Guang An Men South Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100054, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Beijing

Day 26

A travel blog entry by jas20j on Jul 07, 2015

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Tuesday 7th July

The Great Wall of China The most renowned and robust examples of the wall undulate majestically over the peaks and hills of Beijing municipality. The wall stretches from Mongolia, through the Gobi Desert to Xinjiang.

The original wall was begun more than 2000 years ago during the Qin dynasty. Separate walls that had been constructed by independent kingdoms to keep out marauding nomads were linked together. The effort required hundreds of thousands ...

Beijing Quirks

A travel blog entry by samirichardson on May 12, 2015

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... between teachers and the children seemed really unusual, many of the teacher will often just pick up some of the young ones and hug them. In fact it is encouraged to make the children feel comfortable with maybe a little tickling or a quick hug. I've found myself so used to the tactile nature of these relationships that I don't even second guess when one of the younger ones will go to hug me or quite often during breaks in the lesson when watching a film one ...

Living in Beijing; A walk in the park.

A travel blog entry by tomontour on Aug 03, 2014

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... As close as I’ll ever get to feeling like a celebrity.

Ended the day in an Italian restaurant to celebrate Jack’s birthday. An absolute godsend considering my lack of culinary skills. I still wonder how I’ve managed to survive for this long.

Back to work tomorrow. The placement is excellent and I couldn’t hope for better colleagues. It’s still all a bit surreal. I’m living in bloody ...

Day 1 in China, Beijing - Tuesday, November 5

A travel blog entry by arloagracie on Nov 05, 2013

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... are in the middle of Beijing...the city grew out in all directions from there. So while waiting for our bus...we got to see some 'real' Beijing. Around our's just like Chicago. Gracie and I were exhausted from time change and all the fresh air by the time we got to dinner.. We both enjoyed the Peking Duck. The rest of the stuff...not too much. If is jiggles, and it's not jello...we don't try!! Some of our tourmates refused to ...


A travel blog entry by brennanrosenow on May 21, 2013

3 comments, 5 photos

... Don’t get me wrong, it was beautiful, but it took all of our day, and wore us out (especially Sarah and Shivanni). That night our group spent our time at an area called The Place. It is known for one of the largest screens in China, so we sat and watched a little show there, and had a few beers to round out the night before heading back to the hostel.

Day three started off at Tiananmen Square, just a five minute walk ...