Travel Blogs from Beijing
I must be getting tired of traveling because 5 star hotels are getting to be a habit with me. First the Miri Marriott, now the KunLun Hotel in Beijing. Fortunately, we didn't have to pay for this one because I had heard that it was like $700/night. I'm sure JnJ got a better deal than that, but that was the rack rate for walk-ins. JnJ picked us up …
... independent and is an interesting challenge. His company serves Dubai's booming construction sector and is partnered with a South Korean firm as a supplier for their goods. His description of worker welfare on Dubai construction sites reminded me of stories about the UK industrial revolution. He described supplying a tool which creates a lot of dust when used. Due to this, workers were overexposed to dust and developed respiratory conditions after about 2 years. He ...
... media for our program. We talked and I asked him how good his Chinese was. He said it was bad, despite him doing a year of our program. Then, he said people back home always shocked that his Chinese was bad. Ryan explained that you can not just become fluent by simply living in a country for a year. We all agreed that Chinese is a hard language. Even though, my Chinese is a lot better than I first started, it is so bad. My listening and speaking need so much ...
... it still feels pretty awesome to have a fiance.
After the Great Wall, I think we did other things, but I don't really remember. The morning is all I can think about!
Seriously though, we spent the afternoon in Olympic Park, visiting the Water Cube and the Birds Nest Stadium. They were really cool! You see it on TV, but I never realized how massive the stadium is. Jeremy paid to ride a ...
... most populous in Beijing. The district has jurisdiction over 22 subdistrict offices and 20 area offices. Chaoyang is also home to Silk Street, and many other market areas, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet