Somerset Zhongguancun Beijing

No.15 Haidian Middle Street, Haidian District, Beijing, 100080, China | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $112.00

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Busy in Beijing

A travel blog entry by senorita-tes


... that helps teach English to the children of migrant workers in the surrounding villages around ISB. The high school students at ISB teach the classes and it is fun to watch them plan and execute their lessons. It is also really great to watch how excited the local Chinese children are to be learning English.

Depending on the day, Casey and I usually take either a 4:30 or a 6:00 p.m. bus from school to downtown Sanlitun, where we live in Beijing. ...

The $1 Swindle

A travel blog entry by newsbob


... even though Joyce and I were watching. We still can’t figure out how he did it, but we had to appreciate how it was done with such skill.

Addendum: the next day at different section of the Great Wall from yesterday, I found a stall selling the identical dragon minus a box. This time I was determined to buy it, and got it for $10. So the dragon ended up costing me $11 and I was able to box it up for convenient transport in my ...

Another Bucket List Tick!

A travel blog entry by anni.porter


... nooks and crannies to a little alcove with a table and three bench type seats.

Then the fun started - the menu was pictorial and Chinese with no English - we managed to convey that we didn't want anything too hot or spicy - and then we chose a selection of dishes - beef, pork and chicken as well as fried rice and some vegetables. We really had no idea what was going to turn up but we could see the prices were cheap and our thinking was that ...

I climbed the Great Wall!

A travel blog entry by lzarras


... stairway bottle nosed, so it became super crowded. And pushy. On the Great Wall steps that were uneven and unpredictable. We eventually made it down, and went to take a last few pictures. Before I knew it, a man had handed his baby to Scott and started taking pictures of the two of them together! Another family nearby saw this was acceptable, and handed their baby to Scott too! It was hilarious. I also got to hold one baby, and was encouraged to touch ...

Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

A travel blog entry by sergioleon


... es en una sola palabra, espectacular. Todos los edificios son grandotes y bastante decorados, con muchísimo detalle. Son bien bellos y la mayoría están muy bien restaurados y mantenidos. Es increíble pensar como tan semejante complejo era para el uso exclusivo de unos cuantos nada mas. Te da una gran idea del poder que tenía el Emperador.

Luego de la Ciudad Prohibida hemos ido a Tiananmen Square, la plaza mas grande del mundo, y es GRANDOTA!! ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the W. 3rd Ring/w. 4th Ring area of Beijing, is near Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan), Beijing Zoo, Peking University (Beijing Da Xue), and Huahsi Night Market.
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