Magnificent International Plaza Hotel
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... say this in a disrespectful manner. I have had several Chinese nationals as well as tour guides relay this observation. The religious rituals, in many cases are done for good luck rather than an expression of strong faith. Another aspect of Shanghai that we, as expats get to experience, is that it is often” relaxing”. Justin took the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful gym and pool facilities, and I forced him to have a ...
... the amusement of our professor....the class lecture we wore it to was entitled "identity change across cultures".
In terms of classes we have been hard at work throughout most mornings 8-12 on our business ideas. The ideas range from an app that collects reviews on landlord's reliability (randomly renegotiating lease terms is a huge problem for start-ups and local businesses as we have found out through guest speakers) to a high end coffee shop to ...
... People kneel on cushions and present offerings of oranges, oils, other fruits, breads, grapes. Outside in this courtyard, more people burn incense while bowing to the compass points. Other people throw coins into the large incense pot. We leave this Buddha and head for the last hall, which houses 500 large bronze cast arhats, who work toward enlightenment. One by one they were enlightened and each holds something in his hand to represent ...
... concerned for my well being and had a genuine desire to have me around rather than forget about me. Jenn and Joanne came outside and I waved from my short distance. They were relieved to find that I hadn’t gone wandering. I threw my arms around them, told them I loved them, apologized to Jenn for the beer incident for the 50th time, and we headed inside. I walked in with a pretty asian lady in each arm and felt rather good about it. I now know what it’s like to be a ...
... found ourselves at people’s square. It wasn’t what I expected. I had imagined a flat, open park/paved area of a noticeably rectangular shape surrounded by hotels and expensive restaurants. The actual people’s square was a bit more confusing and a bit darker. I think there was a park, but it was hidden behind a wall of trees and the entrance seemed to be blocked at that time. There were hotels tenfold and some restaurants but ...
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Not very flash! Limited hot water.
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