King Hall Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... about Y6. Some bananas, about Y7. Some oranges, don’t remember. Some grapes, about Y11 or Y12. Put them in my shopping bag after indicating to him that I don’t need to add yet another plastic bag to the world’s landfills. Asked him how much and he showed me his calculator that he had been adding it all up on. Y11, OK, and so I took Y11 from my wallet. He showed me again, Y71 – I hadn’t ...
... of other students and expats living here in Tianjin. To me, the best part is the fact that just about everybody who attended there had some kind of accent! There were people from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Sudan, Korea, Columbia, Mexico, Canada, and a bunch of other countries that I can't remember right now. A lot of people, like me, were attending for the first time and we all took turns introducing ourselves and saying why we came ...
... put there hand up so I did. I think everyone is re-thinking their decision to elect me after a couple of classes where I don't know what's happening. Probably like the Australian parliament right now.
Life outside of classes is going ok, I am finding more and more good places to eat. When you first arrive it looks like there is nothing but big restaurants and they are not that good or convenient, and people look at you more when your ...
... Grand_Cana l_(China)
That article is peppered with comments like "In 12 BC, to solve the problem of the Grand Canal having to use 100 miles (160 km) of the perilous course of the Yellow River in Northern Jiangsu, a man named Li Hualong opened the Jia Canal." Think about that for a moment … A guy is heading off to work in the morning. His wife asks “What are you ...
... with English phrases on them.
Everywhere I go, people are always
staring at me, especially when I go to huge shopping places like Binjian Dao.
Seeing foreigners China is still a rare thing, but especially black people, so
most Chinese people don’t really seem to know what to make of us. The looks I
get from toddlers, however, are the best! Their facial expressions always seem
to be a cross between fear, excitement, and confusion all at the same ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services