Travel Blogs from Beijing
... the wind! it was so nice!
I sweated so much and was almost out of breath after reaching the 2nd watchtower. We both decided to come back and not to go on anymore bec we need to be back to the hotel and rest for the flight that night. We cannot push our bodies too much..
On the way down, we ate at the local restaurant and took the bus down the mountain where our driver was waiting for us. And we drove back to the hotel happy. ...
... and turning as far as the eye could see across the mountain landscape separating Mongolia and China, originally to keep Mongolians from stealing the harvest within China. In total the wall stretches around 6400km. Kelsey and I covered a distance of around 10k - good effort I say. We did have many giggles where I would say come on a little further and she would give me that face lol (she secretly wanted to go on). It was hot with little breeze so we treated ourselves to ...
... of different food. We even found chicken feet in a package like beef jerky. We walked around the city near our hotel and found the largest Apple store in Asia. We tried some jasmine tea ice cream. I thought it tasted terrible, but my dad sort of liked it. We went to private kitchen for dinner that was in a Hutong. The Hutong is like an old Chinese neighborhood with ...
... jungles are viewed differently by the people moving into them. While we may see them as an eyesore, to those leaving the land, they are finally 'living the dream'. As Andy told us, his parents have a three bedroom apartment; a living and eating area; an inside kitchen that uses electricity (not coal); hot and cold water in the home, an indoor toilet, paved roads outside their door; buses within easy walking distance; and ...
... friendly letters above the two machines, looking to the left I see the other two machines have ‘WITHDRAW ONLY’. Now what is the point of that I asked myself, but honestly, I didn’t care! We gleefully withdrew our cash, revelling in our newly refreshed liquidity status.
Sadly, the rest of the day was a tad boring (for you the reader) for us it was great, we lounged on the roof garden, did a few beach weights at the extensive rooftop ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAscott Beijing
The Ascott offers serviced apartments. Good value given the additional space when renting an apartment, but still having access to concierge services, gym, pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and even grocery services. Good breakfast as well.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.