World Trade Center Narada Grand Hotel Zhejiang
Travel Blogs from Hangzhou
... for half an hour in the school's security office due to no one knowing who I was and the guards not being able to work out why I was there. My contact at the school was not answering his phone, and my 1 contact at my education company happened to be on a business trip in Beijing for my first week at work (convenient..) meaning I was totally on my own. Eventually one of the guards called one of the English teachers who took me to where I ...
I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...
... other side of town which is good in some ways at least I will be immersed in the local culture. Fortunately I do happen to bump into the landlady frequently and she can sure talk the hind leg off a mule, even when I don't understand and am quite unresponsive. She is really nice though and is kind of treating me like a son always checking up on how I am doing, and I really appreciate that.
After I moved in I had to do a heap of shopping ...
... to see people playing them on their phones while walking, eating, or on the bus. Ian is a funny, funny man. Everything he does is so passionate. He can't speak English, but will enthusiastically try to explain things to me in Chinese, of which I understand very little, enthusiastically play computer games, or get something to eat or drink, I do my best to try not to laugh, but he is a good guy I can tell that much. The whole scenario ...
Today we started our first day of university life in China. For some of us on the second flight it was a challenge to get up early considering that our bedtime was 2.am, so with only about 5 hours sleep, we set our alarm clock in fear that we might sleep in on our first day.
We started off with a Chinese breakfast which consisted of a wide variety of dishes, from con-gee, fried rice cake, soup dumplings, to boiled eggs. and then if was off for a brisk walk to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet