Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... media building. It is where the Shanghai TV station is and all these amazing TV program were produced. We got to get on the platform where TV hosts sitting for the news and weather forecast and other programs were shot. On the table where the TV hosts normally sit, there are computer screens underneath so they can read the news from them. Everyone had a try and pretending they were the TV hosts and interviewed each other. We had so much fun! Many students decided to become ...
... was not about a one hour presentation – this was about a one day course… He was very surprised when I refused the offer.
It happens very often that people in meetings are switching from English to Chinese. Sometimes just to make things clearer which is absolutely ok for me but sometimes they seem to forget that there is at least one person who does not speak Chinese. I can give examples of meetings that were about MY projects but were more or less all the time in ...
Happy St Patty's guys and gals! :o)
Yesterday I met with a Chinese lady called Sammy, to do a language exchange. I don't know how old she is, but by her face I would put her mid-forties, and by her clothes I'd put her about high school age. As the cafe we'd planned to meet in was full, we just ended up sitting on a low wall next to the street, which was strange, but nice to be out in the sunshine! Within about ten minutes of our talking she had ...
... after the initial note was placed on my door. Oh no! Oh no!
"Uh yes...I know Wholee...that Wholee Rowbarts is such a trouble-maker! I'll be sure to get my package from her!"
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely..." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
... or soup dumplings.
After dinner, we went to the waterfront across from the Bund, and by now it was dark, so the boats were all lit in different bright colors. It was still warm and humid, but there was a nice breeze to keep us comfortable. I looked around me and thought about how the Bund might have looked in the 19th century when it first became a major financial hub.
Shanghai weather: high of 93 degrees
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center