Travel Blogs from Beijing
... live which smell like the wheeliebin of an Irish Chinese takeaway. The Hutong gives us a pretty authentic feel for local life for the majority of Beijingers.
Tiananmen Square - Largest Square in the World
On our first day we navigated the underground metro system which was much easier than we expected and reminded us how **** and disorganised Dublin's transport system is. So there we are trotting around China heading ...
... by Empress Dowager Cixi using funds embezzled from the Navy. Unfortunately, by the time we actually found it, we discovered that it was covered up due to some restoring work, and so all we could see was a picture of what it usually looks like hanging on the canvas.
Next place on the list was the 798 Art Zone. It was formed after the Wireless Joint Equipment Factory moved out, and leased the plants (including the 798 factory, which the zone was ...
... be taught English before taking the test. As I watched her study, she is using process of elimination, context clues, and rote memorization of lists of words. She is able to get to the right answer without knowing how to read the words or understanding the meaning.
A small cup of regular coffee at Starbucks cost 8.5 times the cost of a subway ride.
Gray skies. It is somewhat true. Although there are days ...
Yesterday, I began a bit of a routine. I wake up at 5:00, get ready until 5:45, waste time until 6:30. Then I eat breakfast and leave for school. I had no class until 10:30. During this time, the sya-ers just hung out and listened to music. It was a fun time. My first class was English. During English, we discussed our favorite genres and books. Then, It was time for free time and lunch. Lunch consisted of soup, oranges, rice, tofu, and a meat/vegetable dish. Everything I ate was ...
... buying drinking water but have had all the safe drinking water we could want at the click of a button! Despite Mo's disgust, the travel jug my (Chris) colleagues gave me has been awesome too. Boiled water proved harder to find than we thought and it doubled as a coffee plunger too... needless to say I have used it every day to make a fresh pot of coffee :)
On to Turkey!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services