Gaming in Beijing

Travelling in an Asian country without stepping into an amusement arcade would be a shame. These venues were very popular in the 1990’s, it isn’t as popular now but they still do exist especially in Japan, Korea and of course China. So, save some time and don’t forget to step by an amusement arcade during […]

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Where is my umbrella ?

On July 12, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Summer time has come, the sun is shinning, and the weather is hot in Beijing ! If you travel to China you could notice one major thing walking in the street when it’s sunny : Chinese women don’t like the sun ! Walking out from your China hotel, you’ll see Chinese women holding a common […]

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Beijing Opera

One of the things you should do during your China trip is going to the opera, and if you are travelling to Beijing then it’s a Must, because Beijing’s opera is considered the best Chinese opera style, and it’s also the most popular among Chinese people. Inspired by ancient Chinese legends, these operas normally are […]

Shopping at the zoo

On July 10, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Must-sees, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

The first time I traveled to China, I didn’t put a lot of stuff in my suitcase because I thought I would buy a lot of cheap things to bring back home, especially clothes. I thought that in during my Beijing Tour I could easily find good looking clothes at a cheap price. It was […]

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The four symbols of the Chinese constellations.

On July 10, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Cultural Experience, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

During your China travel you’ll probably see lots of mythological representations, either in the traditional places or in more informal places like restaurants or even in your room in your Chinese hotel. They can be statues, pictures or even wood relieves but there is always some kind of animal representation anytime you look at a traditional […]

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A Brief Guide to Some Neighborhoods of Beijing

On July 10, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Beijing is a BIG city, but a definite must if your considering any China travel. So if and when you decide to travel to Beijing, here is a quick breakdown of some of the most well-known neighborhoods and what you’ll find there. Wudaokou: This is the main university hub (Peking University, Tsinghua, Beijing Language and […]

Free things to do in Beijing.

  Beijing is not one of the most expensive cities in the world but it is always nice spending one (or two) days during your stay in Beijing where you don’t have to worry about your budget, so here’s some ideas that may be useful for having fun on your Beijing trip without having to spend a […]

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My stomach has never been empty in Beijing

In my first China travel, the first thing I have noticed was Chinese women’s body shape. Most of Chinese women are all gracefully slender, and that at every ages. But, the second thing I have seen is that Chinese people love to eat snacks, everywhere, every time. Not logic right? I can’t explain it, but […]

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Love and traditions, Chinese weddings

Have you ever attend to a Chinese traditional wedding ? I do, and the least I can say, is that the ceremony is full of codes and conventions that I couldn’t imagine before. Even if nowadays Chinese people are influenced by western weddings, they still keep a lot of traditional conventions. I think that attending […]

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Tea time in GuangDong

Everyone knows that at 4 in the afternoon English people are having the traditional tea time. But did you know that Chinese people have their own traditional “tea time”? Well, the Chinese tea time has nothing to do with the English one, and in fact you could only “drink tea” in you travel to Guangzhou. […]

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