Travel Blogs from Xingtai
... to look after what will become an ageing population. Now that sounds familiar. Trouble is though, this country is huge, so the problem could become similar to ours only multiplied by 20. Also the cheapest car in China is a Cherry, selling for about 3000 US Dollars. So lots more people in China are buying a car adding to the congestion problems, especially in the cities. The car population in Beijing is increasing rapidly, so much so, that you ...
... of multiculturalism. The only time I’m really self conscious about it is when I’m eating at a restaurant because my chop stick skills are still pretty terrible, I’m a lot better than I thought I would be, but there is really no way to eat noodles with chopsticks and look classy while doing it.
I started teaching yesterday and it went really well. I used the first period of each of my classes to get to know the students, ...
... are pretty terrible (I will post pics soon!). I made my bed, went for a shower, called my Mom, talked to Tricia for a bit and then went to bed. I woke up the next morning and Tricia and her friend Christine came and picked me up to go for lunch at one of Xingtai's fanciest restaurants. We met Christine's boyfriend and another teacher there as well. We got a really private back room in the restaurant with couches instead of chairs and a huge table in the middle. I ordered pizza and ...
... fruit pizza to be exact...pineapples, peas, corn, PEACHES), spaghetti (not like Sault spaghetti, but the first pasta I have had since August thus not too bad), and a bunch of random Chinese food. They even had chocolate vanilla swirl soft ice cream. Or as I like to call it, Heaven!! There were also about 300 people in the restaurant all fighting for food, so it was equivalent to Christmas dinner at my house where everyone is fighting over something. Lol. Long story short, while ...
... like a nut…more organic shaped like a….what the heck is that long pointed piece….it looks like a….holy hell….you expect me to eat a fried and seasoned scorpion????? That’s when the part of my brain that refuses to lose a challenge kicked in. I was gonna be tough and eat this thing just to prove that I’m not a wuss. Ok…it’s not that bad…it can’t hurt you….it’s been crispified just for your ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Hotel Xingtai
Other places to stay in Xingtai
Downtown, Xingtai | Hotelfrom $32
No.83 Tuanjie West Street, Xingtai | Hotelfrom $28
Downtown, Xingtai | Hotelfrom $50
No.155 Southern Steel Road, Qiaoxi District, Xingtai | Hotelfrom $18
No.201 Shunde Road, Qiaodong District, Xingtai | Hotelfrom $20