Golden Inn (Beijing Jingsong)
Travel Blogs from Beijing
Once arrived I searched my way to one of the entrance gates, but it wasn’t so
************ly thing I had to do was to follow the herd of Chinese tourists.
The entrance fee to the park including access to the temples costed me about
60Yuan. I walked my way through the gate and I found myself immediately in an
oasis of peace and tranquility. I had to cross a bridge and if you looked down
you saw a canal with old Chinese houses (well, shops ...
... instead of using a card issued in the USA and the money is converted, the money cannot be converted and the card cannot be used. On top of this, instead of paying every 30 days, the payment is due every 3 days. Air Plus offers payment solutions and is especially helpful in China. These meetings were all interconnected and helped my understanding of booking and payment challenges in ...
... for dinner & drinks at our favourite little Italian restaurant. Andy met a friend for a drink, and we joined up later on.
Work appointment over lunch on Friday, then an Internations party on Friday evening at a very nice hotel bar. A great evening catching up with friends & celebrating 10,000 members in Beijing which is quite incredible (around 300 actually went!). They had a band play too, plus some Flamenco dancers performed which was great to watch. ...
... and tell her to deal with it, but I gave her a free pass because she was sick.
Because of the heavy rain, we obviously couldn't go to the Guozijian anymore, so the activity was changed to an indoor one: karaoke or 卡拉OK (ka3la1OK)! Karaoke is commonly known in China as KTV and groups usually rent out rooms and have karaoke parties. Unfortunately, Wang Laoshi told us that only a maximum of 20 people were allowed to go. It was ...
I'm sorry it is now the end of my second day here and I have not sent out an email or written in the blog. The blog is being funky currently, and the internet is not great here, so this email will have to suffice for now.
It has been a little rough so far, unfortunately- a big culture shock. But I am crossing my fingers that I slowly understand more and can communicate better.
Yesterday, I arrived and got picked up by Mi Li ...