Crystal Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tianjin
... back that way again about 10 minutes later, having eaten, I stopped and asked the guy "多少钱 / DuōShǎoQián" ('door sh'ou che-an?') - "How much?". “五百 / WǔBǎi” (‘Woo buy’) he replied, Y500, about $NZ100 each.
Nope, not for ...
Just another day at work, right?
I arrived and the Ayi (cleaning lady) let me into work. (I like to get there about an hour before the centre opens so I can get my classes prepared without interruptions.
As I wandered over to clock in, I noticed it was pretty dark inside, there were no lights on … Huh?
I tried to clock in. The machine that usually thanks me in Chinese after I clock ...
... it away, no valet … (huh?), we went inside & checked in, then to the locker room "Locker The Room" on the sign. I had no golf shoes to change into or golf clothes so I just left my bag in the locker & took my drink bottle with me, out the back of the 'clubhouse' where there were heaps of caddies, lots of two-bag trundlers. They tried to talk G into a golf cart but he wanted to walk, and so off we went with our caddie. Actually, it looked ...
... there weren't as many options as I had seen at sit down style HotPot restaurants. Because I don't know how to cook meat, I was worried that I wouldn't cook my meat well enough. Though it wasn't as impressive as the places that I had been before it still tasted good. There is a sauce common in China that I don't know the name of that they use a lot to dip their meat into and it is like a salty, more liquidy, peanut butter type sauce. I want ...
... boom and China's adoption of a more capitalist economy they seem to have a different economic model. About 10% of China is wealthy while the other 90% all makes the same amount of money. This is unlike the traditional idea of a country under communist reign. So, these malls attract tourists and that wealthy 10%. The common people seem to do most of their shopping at cheaper markets, malls, or online because it is more affordable. Dr. Berglee told ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility