The Westin Beijing Financial Street
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Only three of us continued on to Beijing. Kelly and I had Monday free and hired Tina as our guide to the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. The first stop was the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. We learned that Chairman Mao is stilled revered by the people. The Forbidden City is huge...a city within a city. It's a lot of the same, outer …
I really enjoy watching the Food and Travel Channel networks, and I especially enjoy Anthony Bourdain's show 'No Reservations'. I really like how he has a passion for street foods around the world. And whenever I tune in to see where he is at now I can't help but wish I was there too. My whole life I've longed to travel …
Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
Let me just start out by saying that I cannot possibly remember all of the details that we heard on our first day of our trip. I do know a couple of facts that are conclusive: Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City are truly amazing. I would do it a great injustice in trying to …
Greetings from Beijing!!
And was our journey here interesting...
We flew Air Canada, and I have to say that for my first long haul flight to Asia it was really great. Tim and I had exit row seats so there was a lot of leg room which was nice. Also, the service and food were really good too (free cocktails! party in …
The first time I can recall hearing of the Great Wall of China was when I was little and a magician named David Copperfield was going to have a tv special where he made it disappear. A big wall magically disappearing and then reappearing seemed pretty cool, but to me wasn't as cool as the story my mom told me about this …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
The Westin is nice but it wasn't as nice as the Hyatt in Beijing
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