Holiday Inn Express Tianjin Heping
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... back that way again about 10 minutes later, having eaten, I stopped and asked the guy "多少钱 / DuōShǎoQián" ('door sh'ou che-an?') - "How much?". “五百 / WǔBǎi” (‘Woo buy’) he replied, Y500, about $NZ100 each.
Nope, not for ...
Just another day at work, right?
I arrived and the Ayi (cleaning lady) let me into work. (I like to get there about an hour before the centre opens so I can get my classes prepared without interruptions.
As I wandered over to clock in, I noticed it was pretty dark inside, there were no lights on … Huh?
I tried to clock in. The machine that usually thanks me in Chinese after I clock ...
... to which the staff agreed they were. And they were.
G offered one of the last two pieces to me & I suggested that we could give one to the caddie who was waiting outside in the sun. I wasn’t sure how he would accept that but he did so quickly & in seemingly good attitude.
After I gave the caddie a NZ 10c coin at the end as a little memento of NZ, G paid her Y200. Oh, I hope she didn’t think my 10 cents was ...
... out the name of it so I can try to find it back home. This evening we were introduced to a little hole in the wall bar/hang-out called Indie. A young couple owns it. The girl is from here,in China, and the guy is from Canada. They are so warm and friendly and made Lizy and I feel at home. There are people that come there regularly and they are from all over the world; Greece, Columbia, Latvia, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France and many ...
... boom and China's adoption of a more capitalist economy they seem to have a different economic model. About 10% of China is wealthy while the other 90% all makes the same amount of money. This is unlike the traditional idea of a country under communist reign. So, these malls attract tourists and that wealthy 10%. The common people seem to do most of their shopping at cheaper markets, malls, or online because it is more affordable. Dr. Berglee told ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking