Stoked For Haikou! It Might Just Be Better Than Hawaii!

On June 28, 2012, in Adventure Trip, Beaches, China Attractions, Festivals, Transportation, by Jack Li

Haikou is the capital city of Hainan Province with a population of 2,046,189. It has abundant amount of tourist destinations and historical Sites. Located on the northern edge of the Torrid Zone, Haikou has many sea beach scenic spots, like Jiari Beach, Baishamen Beach, Xixiu Beach. This city is apropriatly names “Mouth of the Sea”. […]


KTV True Life

On June 26, 2012, in China Attractions, Cool Places, Nightlife, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Back in the States I’ve always been a big fan on karaoke, and this past semester I was graced without Wednesday classes so every Tuesday night my friends and I would go to karaoke at our local haunt.  When I decided to travel to Beijing I was delighted to find that karaoke is extremely popular […]

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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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Now That’s What I Call a Zoo

On June 19, 2012, in Accomodation, Beijing, China Attractions, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

Living in America the thought never occurred to me that some of the animals I consider pest and insignificant people in China might considers foreign and exotic. So you can imagine how surprised I was when on my recent tour of the Beijing zoo I went to the American section expecting to see bears a […]

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A Taste of the West

On June 18, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing or any other foreign country for that matter, I feel as though at some point in the vacation there is always someone in the group who ends up feeling a little bit homesick. While this is not the case for me, that is not entirely true for all of my […]

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The Silk Market Strikes Back

On June 18, 2012, in Beijing, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

This past Saturday my fellow interns and I gathered together our wallets, poker faces, and headed over to the silk market as a much anticipated part of our China travel, .  We returned with lighter wallets, and lots of swag.  Here are some more tips for buying anything at the Silk Market when you travel to Beijing: Get […]

Hot Pot!

If you ever travel to Beijing and want to try some traditional Chinese food, hot pot is a dish you should definitely consider! Comparable to fondue, hot pot is a delicious meal that can be shared with either a large group or a select few individuals. Either way, if you decide to go to a […]

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Pamper Me In to a State of Bliss

On June 15, 2012, in Accomodation, Beijing, Cultural Experience, by Jack Li

Have you ever been so relaxed it feels like you walking on sunshine or floating in the clouds? If you have not eve had this experience I have found the place for you.  Hidden on Jianguomen outer Street in Chaoyang District is a place for anyone to have a relaxing day in style. Especially, after […]

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Contents May be Hot

On June 14, 2012, in Restaurants & Food, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Like many a weary traveler I was exhausted after the final leg of all of my China flights.  Once I landed I had to travel to Beijing, which was a traffic laden journey.  When I finally arrived in my apartment after a full day of traveling, I desperately wanted some water.  I could neither speak […]

Bottoms Up!

If you want to travel to Beijing and enjoy alcohol, it is imperative that you understand the drinking culture. In China, people drink a variety of alcoholic beverages, but the most interesting I have tried since arriving is baijiu. Baijiu is Chinese vodka, that is distilled from rice or sorghum depending on which part of […]

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