Shindom Inn Beijing Taoranting
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Shindom Inn Beijing Taoranting
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... you must apply and you get a certificate to try. If fail, must reapply. 7. If you want to buy a car you must join the lottery and it costs $15000.00 to do so. If your name is not called in a certain time you must reapply. 8. You must apply for certificate to have a baby. Certificate is good for two years. If you do not have a baby in that time, you must reapply. You need to do so otherwise the child suffers-they may not be able to go to school, get medical care, licenses, ...
... I ordered the sweet lassi, which was a yogurt drink. For the buffet, there were very good options and the quality was so good. We were served with pita bread too.
Eating that Indian meal made me miss Mohini and Bethany because they were so adventurous. I remembered how Mohini would always make curry and talk about her Bend it like Beckham Indian mother. She would always tell me that I needed to check out India.
Bethany was on my mind too ...
... I was losing them, I needed a true classic to recover my dignity and composure. And so I chose Bohemian Rhapsody, but by this time I was very drunk, I was losing my voice, and the epicness of it was lost on the Chinese so this was definitely the low point of the evening. However I finished with Don't Stop Believing and For The Last Time and nailed them both so overall no harm to my dignity done.
In China for some reason you can get tonnes of movies ...
... of the non tourist sights and sounds of Beijing before a visit to the Great Wall before moving onto Pingyao. A few observations about Beijing. Firstly, the smog is one of the first things you notice, it makes London or even LA's air pollution seem tame. Standing on the street outside our hostel you could see the haze of pollution between our vantage point and the buildings opposite, that's an air gap of probably less than 20-30m! On a normal day of just walking around the city ...
... definitely a peaceful contrast to the Forbidden City.
My favourite area of Beijing though, was the hutong (alleyways) and not he touristy hutong but the quiet residential hutong that lead off of the tourist street. Men standing around observing card and mahjong games, old women sitting on their small chairs watching life go by, dogs with underbites laying around in the sun and peace and quiet with only the occassional honking of a ...