Star of City Hotel
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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I was overwhelmed by all the shops and deals to be had. It is true that you definitely need to be a good bargainer there. They usually start their prices at a ridiculous amount and then you need to go back and forth to settle on something reasonable. There is for sure a some aggressive selling tactics. I will have to go back in the next few weeks with a better idea of everything that I would want to buy because it ...
... only place I have used the toilet coz don't think my thighs are up to squatting in the public ones! In BJ. There are public toilets every where. Almost as many as there are police! Everywhere you go there is security even in the subway. Everything is so vast. Trafalgar square is tiny in comparison to Tianenmen square. It's nice to be finally wearing shorts and ...
... restaurant. We ordered an "organic broccoli" hot pot... it was made with cauliflower but really tasty! Then there was the chicken dish... either the chickens are VERY SMALL in China or .... it wasn't chicken.
Our driver had suggested that we go shopping at Silk Street, another market close to our hotel. We took a cab there and this market much more enjoyable than Yashow Clothing Market. The vendors at this one are NOT allowed to chase customers around so it was much easier to ...
Welome to my travel blog, which will be covering my 3 weeks in China, Sweden, the UK & France. A few years ago I wrote a blog called 101 European Nights and received good feedback (http://www.travelpod.com/dashboard/tri p/1), so I'm excited for the opportunity to keep all of you updated on this trip too. Let's jump in...
Before the trip
The day of my departure got off to a pretty nasty start, quite fitting for ...
... around the old town part of the city. After that, in our free time we took the subway to the Olympic park and walked about outside seeing the birds nest stadium and water cube aquatic centre before taking the tube again down to the silk market where you can buy very cheep knock off stuff. I didn't buy anything as my bag is too full but they other guys for watches sunglasses etc. we had a cheap ad cheerful dinner here before heading back to the ...