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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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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The noodles way of life

On July 4, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Instant noodles were invented by the Japanese, but the biggest consumers of these noodles are the Chinese ! Chinese people eat 42 billion packs of instant noodles per year, that is to say that they represent 44% of the world consumption of these noodles, amazing right ? In fact, I’ve never eaten as much noodles […]

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Nothing Happens when you’re Asleep

On July 2, 2012, in Shanghai, Transportation, Travel Info, by Jack Li

So stay up, until your flight.  I’m leaving on a Jet Plane soon, so it’s about time to get my traveling ritual ready.  After I travel to Shanghai on the train I’m flying back to Beijing, and then taking a Beijing flight straight back to the US.  It’s about time for me to start getting […]



Prior to my travel to Beijing, I honestly did not know a lot about China or Chinese culture. However, since I have stepped off my China flight, that has changed immensely. There are a lot of cultural differences that I wish I would have known about previous to coming to China. There are also a […]

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Under The Sea in Dalian

On July 2, 2012, in Adventure Trip, Beaches, Cultural Experience, Must-sees, Transportation, by Jack Li

Many people from China and the west have heard of Dalian which is famous as the Hong Kong of Northern China. Being a coastal city it is obvious that Dalian has some sea wildlife in the ocean next to it but what is not known by many who do not study ocean biodiversity is how […]

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