Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou

No.2 Pinghai Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310006, China | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $80.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hangzhou

Worked like a cow.

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... The intelligence of some of these kids is scary, seriously.

Anyway I got through the first day, and each day after I was given more and more classes in about 5 different locations. Most of the classes are of less than 10 students, which is certainly beneficial for their speaking. After the first day I was to make my own way to each school, but fortunately I have worked out how to navigate the bus system. Google maps has been ...

China Good

A travel blog entry by cvasalech

I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...

Moving in and preparing to work ... almost

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... I can only guess that most people here dry themselves with hand towels. I managed to get Will, Ian and Lee to help me buy a bed sheet and pillow in the evening, which must have been a quite a sight because it took 4 of us 15 minutes asking about bedsheets, and a lot of laughing by the poor supermarket lady and we ended up walking out with a canvas mat, and a pillow which I discovered later was stuffed with hay. The boys said they all use mats ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... sitting in their office, which happens to have a cinema display room for clients, including huge screen, surround sound and reclining chairs with cupholders each night is funny in itself as I went there again yesterday and watched a movie with them, of course I hear an excited cheer coming from the seat behind me every time there is a spectacular fight scene or close up of a woman's cleavage. It seriously provided more entertainment than ...

Arrival

A travel blog entry by adleslie

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... dirty yet tasty meat skewers and cold beer. I was pretty exhausted after being in a plane all day so went to bed soon after.

While in Hangzhou, I will be both studying at Chinese School, and teaching at English school. Both are at different locations in the city, but are part of the same company. I'm not exactly sure what the balance will be for me yet and the first few days will probably be spent on sorting that out.

This morning started ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Shangcheng District area of Hangzhou, is near Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), Ping Hu Qiu Yue Park, Fei Lai Feng, and Liuhe (Six Harmonies) Pagoda.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent