Baolong Homelike Hotel (Shanghai Luojing)
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... for a quick shower and were off out again on an epic pub crawl which left us craving McDonald's chicken nuggets at 3am and being slightly put off when all we could find was street food lobster....:s
The following day Liam headed out to see the propaganda museum. Steph stayed at home nursing a sore head as a result of a possible hangover, and mild concussion following a slight altercation with a bunk bed ...
... I cannot see another acceptable option. Not for myself at least. I just have to make it though to Friday and then perhaps if I choose to not go out and do stuff I can get some rest. But I will want to do things with people, it'll just be frustrating because my classmates will all be speaking English then. They associate the Chinese language with this intense work. So even that won't help. I don't want to be asocial, I don't have enough time outside of class to really make friends with ...
... choose a price you’re happy with and stick with it. If you’re seen to waver, they notice it and make sure that when you meet in the middle, the middle is more favourable to them than to you! If they refuse the price you choose (which all sellers will initially) and give you a counter offer, then shrug, say sorry, but it’s too expensive (dui bu qi, tai gui le) and head out. More often than not, they will have ...
... capital of China is a very temporary city. People come and go so quickly that it's tough to establish true relationships with people. This kind of city culture therefore promotes two things: expensive restaurants geared towards foreigners and great parties.
Architecturally, Shanghai is filled with a variety of buildings. On one side of the river in Pudong, you have the high rises of the financial district that include one ...
... street and then suddenly, out of nowhere, there is a smell so foul that you can't even describe it. You have to make up a word to describe it. I would call it disgustewgoonauseating. Yeah. Let's go with that.
Pedestrians do NOT have the right of way. Even when the little walking man is green. Even when you are in large groups. Even when the cop is standing there. I've nearly been killed 16 times thus far.
Everyone stares at me/us. ...
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