Summertime at the Summer Palace

On July 9, 2012, in Beijing, Parks & Gardens, Summer Palace, by Jack Li

For a newcomer to China travel like me, the Summer Palace was a must-see Beijing hotspot and beautiful example of Chinese architecture set against the tranquil landscape of Kunming Lake. Constructed over 250 years ago, this visual gem is a great place for tourist groups of any size to take some amazing pictures as well […]

Nightlife at Wudaokou : Student hangouts

On July 3, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Have you ever been to WuDaoKou during your travel to Beijing ? WuDaoKou is located in the 4th ring of Beijing, Haidian district. This place is known as the “student’s area” because of the numerous universities around. I think that this place is way more fun than SanLiTun if you don’t have a lot of […]

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Hidden

On June 27, 2012, in Beijing, Cool Places, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Those of you who do not know where the Hidden Lounge is and how to find it are not alone.  As its name implies, the Hidden Lounge is sneakily tucked away inside the CBD International Apartment complex in the Shuangjing District.  Open the door under a dimly lit sign, and walk down the stairs into […]

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Shopping in Beijing

On June 27, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Shopping, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing, you will end up wanting to bring a piece of Beijing home with you.  Depending on what you want to purchase as a souvenir, there are many places to shop in Beijing. From the minute you step off of one of your China flights, you are greeted with not only […]

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How to Spend Your Last Night in Beijing in Style

On June 27, 2012, in Beijing, Modern Architecture, Nightlife, by Jack Li

I said good bye to one of the coolest people I have ever met last night and were did he chose to bring our recently acquired group of friends but to the 80th floor of the tallest building in Beijing. This bar almost at the top of the China World Summit building is called Atmosphere and […]

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A Sure Sign of A Good Time

On June 26, 2012, in Beijing, China Attractions, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Across the street from the club called Vics in Sanlitun is its competitor Mix. Both these night clubs are fairy similar they even rime in name and stay open until the sun is high in the sky.  They are both a great destination after your China Tour. However, they do have some small differences that […]

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Jiuhua Spa

On June 26, 2012, in Beijing, China Attractions, Cool Places, Must-sees, by Jack Li

Relaxing, luxurious, tranquil, none of these words even start to do justice to describing Jiuhua Spa and Resort. Despite its beauty and everything it has to offer, Jiuhua Spa does not attract many westerners. That, however, should change immediately for it was one of the best spa experiences I have ever had. If you travel […]

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1, 2, 3 Bungee

On June 25, 2012, in Activities, Adventure Trip, Beijing, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Have you ever been bungee jumping?  How about Bungee Jumping during your China travel? Well I just Bungee jumping for my first time in China of all places! As scary as it sounds, it was one of the best experiences I have had in my whole life.  And it was incredibly safe the place I […]

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Insert Michael Bay Pun Here

On June 21, 2012, in Beijing, Cultural Experience, Entertainment, by Jack Li

There is a lot of advice on this blog, but if you are going to just do one thing when you travel to Beijing you need to see the Beijing Acrobats.  Need to.  You should be required to see it by law.  In all reality you should see the Great Wall and countless other things […]

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Got to Love The Gypsy Jazz Jam Session

On June 21, 2012, in Beijing, Entertainment, Ethnic Group Flavors, Nightlife, by Jack Li

Did you ever ponder what a gypsy/ Spanish pub would be like in China? Well I did not until I heard about a little place called Salud that is tucked in Sanlitun’s back streets. The word salud means health in Spanish not just physical but mental and social health as well and spending a night […]

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