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

Month Two: Clearing the Haze of Pollution

A travel blog entry by intrepidtanda on Oct 21, 2015

2 comments, 51 photos

... watching cities pass us at the blink of an eye. The fastest speed was about 300kmh which is 186mph and we covered a little over 1000 miles within 10.5 hrs.

Finally the last stop, Beijing, it was 10:45pm and we were starving as train food is worse than airplane food and expensive. After checking into our hotel we walked downstairs to find food, we followed our noses around the corner to find some street BBQ cart with a few patrons sitting around. ...

Bye Bye Beijing

A travel blog entry by samirichardson on Jul 19, 2015

16 photos

... teaching job at Maxen I can definitely say that I was not ready to say goodbye. Spending the last two weeks teaching all day summer classes, starting at 9:30 and finishing at 4:00, was a lovely way to end such an amazing experience as it gave me a chance to spend all day with some of my favourite classes. In the summer camp classes it meant that I was able to play a bit more with the younger children as well as teaching ...


A travel blog entry by karsenault on Nov 26, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

Train travel back home is a luxury reserved for the rich so whenever possible, while traveling, I try to take trains. I love them. A lot.

Let me pause here to mention that there's a reason why I don't usually make too many plans before traveling somewhere. Oftentimes the information you find online (while helpful) is wrong, out of date or misleading. Being that this is my shortest overseas trip (ever), I was trying to save time by buying tickets online from home. I spent way too ...

Destination 5 – Beijing Part 3

A travel blog entry by t-dot on Feb 04, 2014

3 photos

... see the rest of the area and come back later when the crowds have dispersed more. We made our way through the west side of the palace and then after the couple hours it took to get that far made our way back to the main square to see the palace halls. We were pushed and shoved and almost knocked down a couple times trying to get a glimpse inside the buildings like everyone else. I got as close as I could handle took a quick ...

Going to a Graduation Get-together

A travel blog entry by handyeh on Jul 08, 2013

... to the taxi area but there is waiting of about 40 minutes for the taxis. Ah, ha, there is a free shuttle bus between the two terminals going every 10 minutes. I find it, get on the bus and head off … Except that the booking for that flight closes just as my son is about to confirm. So, son tries a later one, this one leaving about 12 hours later, going through one airport in Moscow (different than the two I was looking at before) and onto London. This is ...