Dianchi Garden Hotel & Spa

No.1316 Dianchi Road, Xishan District, Kunming, Yunnan, 650228, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $65.00

Travel Blogs from Kunming

Wherein CF Experiences the Vagaries of Air Travel

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana


... it's too early to check in. That flight doesn't leave until 5:05."

Charlie did not know at whom she should direct her anger: Orbitz? China Eastern?

Around 3:30 when she tried to check in, she was told that her ticket did not exist. In even greater frustration she went to the help desk. After looking at her printed out itinerary, a grumpy woman barked, "Where did you buy this ticket?" The tone was accusatory ...

China 101

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe


... more. One evening, Graeme and I were enjoying sipping tea in a lakeside cafe in Kunming . Asking the server if there was a toilet close by, the reply was "No". Persisting, Graeme got directions that were vague at best and he spent the next 20 increasingly frantic minutes finding a public toilet. We are often not close to the refuge of our hotel room and our own comfy seated potty.


Graeme and I were barely out of the Beijing ...

Big trouble in massive China.

A travel blog entry by philandley


... I'm paranoid to hell that I'm going to get pulled up for something I haven't done and be forced to confess to a crime I didn't commit. On this occasion that didn't seem too far from reality. We passed through customs all well and good until my luggage went through the xray. The security guard with an iron, stone cold face pulled my bag to the side and asked me to open certain parts of it. Shaking like a shi$@ing dog (sorry for the language), I did as requested. ...

Learning Chinese in Kunming (by Fritz!)

A travel blog entry by kuhnglobaleyes


... not being able to do something that takes more than a week, etc. Also, our room at Keats is quite roomy and homey compared to all of the other rooms.

We have a TV (non-functioning) and DVD player, a microwave, a refrigerator and water cooler, two bedside tables, three teeny closets, three cupboards, some shelves, a desk, a table, three chairs, and two beds. I think that’s pretty good! Also we have a bathroom of our own which is clean and has ...

2000m Above Sea Level

A travel blog entry by puddlejumpers


... in the morning. It wasn't until we were towards the end of our walking around that we started to see a lot of the big tour groups.

After the video we decided to head out. We exited the Base, ignoring the touts asking us to ride in their taxis, crossed the street and started to wait at the bus stop. Oh geez, how we started to wish we'd taken a taxi. It was about an hour and twenty minutes before the bus came. The problem is not KNOWING when ...

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