Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... top segment on the 7 in the poor light. Paid the Y71 and walked away. Then a few minutes later: "Shouldn’t it have been about Y30-40?" Probably. Rats, ripped off again. Two things: one a question & one a comment.
The question: If I had noticed in time, how could I have asked the guy to 'adjust’ the total back to what it should have been without him losing face. Or do you think I should not ...
I went to church with my friend Phil today. And no, it was not in Chinese, the service was in English :P Today I realized how much I've gotten used to hearing the people around me talk only in Chinese. Just as we walked in for the service, I heard a guy talking to his son in English and it threw me off for a second. It sounded so weird to hear someone who wasn't one of my friends, speak perfect English!
Overall, it was pretty good. I loved it because I got to see and meet ...
... and the dictionary meaning comes up. You can do this for all characters in the document.
And trainchinese dictionary, it has phrases for the words you look up. Pleco only has meaning, not usage.
The two of these tools on ipad and I have been able to learn to read most of week one's notes in a couple of days. Something that simply would not be possible without these two apps.
Back to study (jia you) literally "add oil"
... do today honey?”. He replies “Well, we’ve had a bit of a problem getting boats up the Yellow River. I think I’ll build a canal, say, 140 km long or so. Oh, I forgot, we don’t have earthmoving machines like bull dozers, diggers or front end loaders. No worries, I’ll just hire a few more guys for a few years. Anyway, have a good day, see you ...
... of weave and how
it stays in our hair. The most annoying
thing however, is when people try to reach out and touch my hair. Sometimes
people (somehow they’re always old people!) will come up behind me, usually
when I’m waiting in line for something, and just start playing with a curl. It’s rather frustrating. I have discovered
that the best way to avoid this is to try not to stand in one place for too
long. This way there isn’t enough ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services