Travel Blogs from Beijing
... go to buy cheap electronics and computers etc. The boss man at my centre is Robert (but is known as Dino) and he is amazing! I haven't started there officially just yet as I'm still in training, but he has already added me on 'Wechat' (China's fav social texting app, feel free to add it) and checks in on me and lets me know what's happening. My trainers (my boss's boss) have even given him the heads up about my over enthusiasm (polite way of saying that I'm like a ...
... rolls, kung pao chicken, noodles with veggies, and more! Although this sounds like a lot, I am not a big eater here and I mostly rely on my 50+ granola bars that I packed! Saturday we will visit the Great Wall and I am hoping that the weather will hold out! Tomorrow morning at 7:20 AM I have Kung Fu Class. It will definitely wake you up every Tuesday and Thursday! Saturday after forbidden city I met up with Nina from the NA exchange and she took me to the hutong ...
... It went through constant extensions and repairs in later dynasties. It began as independent walls for different states when it was first built, and did not become the "Great" wall until the Qin Dynasty. Emperor Qin Shihuang succeeded in his effort to have the walls joined together to fend off the invasions from the Huns in the north. The Wall we see today was mostly built during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) using an incredible amount of manpower from local villagers ...
... my confidence is so much more assured. As teachers we all grow and I have been learning constantly be it in my native Australia, or working for the broken Los Angeles school district and now teaching Chinese kids how to communicate in English. For my demo which took place last Friday, I used my 7th grade [known as junior 1] class, class 1, my best class and they were fabulous. Engaged and enthused. My favorite student, Linda, was my photographer this time, and her English ...
... goes into the pieces, things were very reasonably priced.
We then headed back into Beijing to go to the Summer Palace......which was heaving with people! I’d imagine the beautiful gardens, covered corridors and pretty peach-shaped lake filled with little boats would be very soothing and enjoyable to stroll around on a quiet day, but today it was just stressful to have to constantly weave in and out of people, pressed on all sides by ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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.
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