Xingyu Oriental Bund Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... China every 3rd flight is actually delayed.
So it is no big surprise that the flight supposed to take me to Shanghai was delayed as well. The expected departure of 2035 turned into 22.10. When I started to queue for the Check in at 21.59 I realised that the gate I was queuing at wasn’t the gate for my flight anymore and my actual gate was closing at 22.00! AAaAAA shock, terror, I started running and I MADE IT. It was without doubt the ...
... were in 'American' and very very excruciatingly polite. Extraordinary stuff in contrast to our Yangtze cruise. Getting off in Shanghai in the evening was a piece of cake. Off the train, on to the subway, out the subway and into the Blue Mountain hostel. On first appearances Shanghai is a massive contrast to any of the sites we'd seen on our second sojourn into China - BIG CITY BIG LIGHTS, and things tend to ...
... and could hardly eat anything of what we ordered. The tea they served was cold and the service was quite terrible. I wonder if this blog will even get published because of all this criticism I’m posting!
Tuesday was inscription day which went smoothly except for the fact that the bank account which I’d opened at ICBC couldn’t be used by the university for the scholarship money. So off I went again to open yet another bank account this time ...
... towers with luridly
coloured neon ads scrolling frenetically up and down the sides of tall office
blocks and shopping centres. I decided
to try my luck at another department store and shopping centre accessed again
by a pedestrian walk over the endless noisy streams of 8 lane traffic below which ended up on the
third floor of another store. Along the
corridor to the main store were ...
... if I wanted to wait for others so the price is cheaper, he asked me where I was from and then complimented my Chinese! Most times I pretend to speak or I can try to guess what they might be saying according to social scripts. Any words I do know I can recognize and last night in a taxi, the two other passengers and I banded together to argue a lower price for our trip and it worked! Those are the really fun days but then there are days where I say ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services