Tips of Tibet Tours

On September 9, 2010, in Cool Places, Cultural Experience, Must-sees, by Chen Shasha

Tibet is on the list of top attractions in China. The unique culture made it a place different from others. The mystery within its culture and its unique religious belief has made Tibet Tours a hot topic. In addition, the arts are also an important attraction. Therefore, more and more people Travel to Tibet.  1.     […]

Tibet is on the list of top attractions in China. The unique culture made it a place different from others. The mystery within its culture and its unique religious belief has made Tibet Tours a hot topic. In addition, the arts are also an important attraction. Therefore, more and more people Travel to Tibet.

 1.     Good Physical Condition

A land with an elevation of more than 3000 meters is defined by scientists as a plateau. The climate of a plateau differs greatly from that of a plain. It features with low oxygen pressure, oxygen shortage, and high radiation. You should have to adjust to the new environment in every aspect of your physical. So, good physical condition is necessary. Do not ignore the potential risk and go to Tibet willfully. Before your departure, you should go to hospital have a check. People, who have illness in heart, lung, brain, liver, or kidney, you had better not go to Tibet. 

 2.     What You Should Take

Due to the high radiation, you should take sunscreen cream, sunglasses, for Tibet’s high altitude and thin atmosphere allow the sun’s solar radiation to strike the earth with unusual intensity. In addition to these, rain-proof instrument and daily supplies for washing are also necessary; in winter, travelers should carry the thick and warm-keeping clothes for Tibet tour.

 3.     The Best Time to Tibet  

The best time to travel to Tibet is between May and October. The weather during other time is quite cold, which makes sightseeing more difficult. The disadvantage brought by this short season is that it can be very crowded such as travel and hotel reservations difficult and the quality of guiding services erratic.

 4.     What Should You Pay Attention to about Altitude Sickness

When you newly arrive there, remember not to walk too fast, run or do physical work. It will be best for you to have a complete rest for half a day. On the first night of your stay, sleep earlier than before to get enough rest.

 Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, has an elevation of 3600 meters, where oxygen content of air is only 70 percent of that in plains and atmospheric pressure is low. When you get there, you may feel chest distress, short of breath, or breathing difficulty. These symptoms result from oxygen deficit. You may suffer from a series of disorder, such as a headache and muscle ache. Take it easy. It doesn’t mean that you cannot be adapted to the plateau climate.

 In case altitude sickness occurs to you, don’t panic. You only need relevant treatment. If it is mild, you need to rest, drink plenty of water. Generally, the symptom will vanish or weaken in a short period. If it is relatively severe and you just can’t get to sleep, you can take some medicine. If it is extremely severe, you need to go to hospital.

 5.    Some Advice on Food

The food in Tibet area you had better choose the high-calorie but easily digestive one , However, overdrinking and overeating are both forbidden; especially the supper can not be overeaten to avoid the burden of stomach, which likely causes chest tight and heart fluster. The highland newcomers could choose half-lying sleeping to release the burden of heart and lung.

 If you know all the tips mentioned in this article, wish you have a wonderful time during China Tours.

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Trip Advice for a Long Journey

On September 9, 2010, in Tips & Ideas, Tours, Travel Info, by Huang Xiaoyan

When my friend James came from the U.S. for his China Tours, he can’t wait to get to the Shanghai Expo. As a student living in Beijing, I have never been to Shanghai in my whole life. I don’t want to get lost in one of the biggest cities in the world. I was thinking […]

When my friend James came from the U.S. for his China Tours, he can’t wait to get to the Shanghai Expo. As a student living in Beijing, I have never been to Shanghai in my whole life. I don’t want to get lost in one of the biggest cities in the world. I was thinking what I should do. One of my good friends suggested us to go there with a group through a travel agency. So I did that to make sure everything would be in track during our Shanghai tours.

 

 At the beginning, I didn’t expect too much from the group because I thought we may have to sacrifice our own time on looking something that we may not be very interested. However, after we finish our long trip from Beijing to Shanghai, James told me that this was the best time he had ever had in China. It was convenient, efficient and the most important thing is that we had learnt a lot about the attractions.

Low Price. Compare with going out by ourselves, travel with a group would be much cheaper. For example, the travel agency can always get the tickets for a much lower price. The second biggest part is the hotel. While the travel agency can not only save you a lot of trouble finding a good hotel, the price is also not too expensive. In this way, we save about half the price.

 

Low Carbon Consuming. Since we go to see those places of interests on a big bus with about another 50 people, comparing with independent traveling by ourselves, we are releasing less pollution to the environment. If we could do anything to protect our living place, why not?

Trouble Saving. Since we were not familiar with the city of Shanghai, we can’t do anything by ourselves. While our bus took us to all the places that we could think of. For example, James wanted to get some gifts for his family and friends, it was lucky that one of our stops was at the Old City God’s Temple in Shanghai. After we got there, James was so happy that he got a lot of good deals and what he wants. Another thing about this was the Expo. I heard that some private tourists have to get up at 2am or even 1am to get the tickets for the Chinese pavilion. While we only had to get up at 6am and we got the opportunity to get into the Chinese pavilion because of the reservation through the travel agency.  

Friendly Tour Friends. During our trip, James and I had made a lot of new friends. We always talk to the people in the bus, sharing with each other the interesting part in our trip. We talked a lot and later we became good friends. Some of them even asked us to travel to their cities. It was so interesting! We still keep in touch even after our tour. Those friendly people are also part of our memories.

 

Efficient Travel Routes. As we all know, the travel agency would arrange the travel routes for the tourists. Those routes are very tight so that they can take us to many different places within a short time. Added by the explanations from the tourist guide, we could see a lot and learn a lot. For example, during our Hangzhou trip, we had been to the West Lake, the Lingyin Temple, a garden, a silk market and a tea house. During this trip, our tourist guide had explained a lot of knowledge about those different places. In this way, we were getting familiar with the history of this city and this is the very goal. 

This was such a good experience. We would like to do it again—Travel to Shanghai.

Tours Packages for a Safe Trip

On September 9, 2010, in Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Huang Xiaoyan

Before you start your traveling, have you ever thought about the safety during your trip? Do you know what we should do to make sure that everything and everybody will be OK? For example, if you are preparing a china travel to see the Shanghai Expo, what you should do during your China Tours? In […]

Before you start your traveling, have you ever thought about the safety during your trip? Do you know what we should do to make sure that everything and everybody will be OK? For example, if you are preparing a china travel to see the Shanghai Expo, what you should do during your China Tours? In the following passage, a few safety tips would be given.

1. The Travel Insurance. Even though you are traveling within the country, I suggest you to buy the insurance for your traveling. If you fly to another country, the travel insurance would be indispensable for a long journey. You may go some places through a travel agency, and then make sure the insurance is included in your contract. Spend a little bit of money, and you will relief your safety issue for insurance before you step out.

 

2. Safety in a Hotel. Do not smoke in the hotel. Once you heard the fire alarm, make sure use the stairways instead of the elevator. At night, we should chain the door. When we are checking out of the hotel, we should exam carefully to make sure that we have taken all of our belongings and passport with us.

3. Safety in Different Seasons. In the summer, we should bring a lot of water with us and make sure we have enough of it. In order to prevent the sunshine, we should put on enough sun block cream and add it when it’s necessary. If we are near a beach or a lake, the babies or the little children should be well watched. In winter, we should avoid to go to those places with heavy snow on the ground. Do not go too far if you are traveling to a big place without many people living there. Make sure the sneaks are waterproof.

 

4. Traveling with a Group. If we are traveling with a group, we should follow the directions and be on time as told by the tourist guide. We should keep a note of the bus number, the address and the telephone number of our hotel and take it with us in case we get lost. Once it happens, we should get back to the place where the tour bus stands. 

5. Food Safety in Our Trip. When we are traveling, the food safety is very important. We’d better have some hot food instead of the uncooked ones. The seafood should also be avoided. It would be good if we have some fruits. But make sure the fruits are clean and washed. Don’t buy any fruit sitting next to the road. We should also have more vegetables and take more water since we would have to do a lot of walking.

6. Safety in Nature. A lot of people love to go to camp near a river, being close to the nature. However, when we enjoy the peace and quietness of the nature, be careful of its danger. Sometimes you may meet a snake, or a lizard. In order to prevent any bite or attack from the animals, make sure you have checked the place before you settle down. Once a snake gets near you, calm down and it may go away. Do not scream. If you were bitten by any animal, clean the wound and then go to a hospital.

 

Keep all these tips in your mind and I am sure you would have a safer trip. If you want to know more about traveling to China, go to China Airlines.

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The Graceful Airborne Giant of China Airlines – A380

On September 9, 2010, in Must-sees, by Zhang Sijin

Amazing! The largest commercial aircraft in the world has finally landed in China. This is a huge progress of China Flights. If someone in Dubai wants to Travel to Beijing, there is no other better choice than this one. When A380 slid slowly into from the runway people’s line of sight, all the people who […]

Amazing! The largest commercial aircraft in the world has finally landed in China. This is a huge progress of China Flights. If someone in Dubai wants to Travel to Beijing, there is no other better choice than this one.

When A380 slid slowly into from the runway people’s line of sight, all the people who attending the ceremony were totally attracted and shocked. And the most interesting thing is, Boeing 737 next to him looked just timid as a little bird rests upon a man at that time.

Including the medium, everyone speaks highly about the Airbus A380. Of course, the Beijing Capital International Airport held the traditional water cannon welcome. During the ceremony, Richard Jewsbury, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, also looked keyed-up. He said, seven years ago we were the very first airline between the Middle East and China. Today we celebrate another first with the arrival of A380 to Beijing. I strongly believe that this is absolute a new era for China’s civil aviation.

They claim that Airbus A380 is the most environmentally advanced commercial airplane in the world, its lighter and stronger structure results in lower fuel burn per seat, which means lower CO2 emissions. Yes. We do care about the environment and realize the importance of environmental protection. We’d like to choose the environment-friendly aircraft. But it’s really not our people’s business. So let’s move on the more exciting part, the luxurious facilities in the airplane.

When it comes to the air travel, I always think of the yucky food, boring movies and uncomfortable seats. blah blah blah. All I’ve got are the complaints. However, taking the A380 is more than an enjoyment. Some people even say it’s a five-star hotel 40,000 feet in the air. I think this is not an exaggeration.

There are 14 flat-beds in the first class cabin. Besides, two exquisite private shower rooms is the biggest surprise in the airplane. Who doesn’t want a revitalized and refreshed arrival? All the passengers in the first class cabin will get a washing bag. I figure girls will love it. Ferragamo, Givenchy, Bvlgari, such these fancy things are filled with the washing bag.

Passengers usually hope that their seat is close to the aisle. Guess what, all the seats are close to the aisle in A380, it must be a very great designer. It also equips with reading lamp and dresser. I think they must have been tried everything they can to make the passengers comfortable. This is so-called humanity service.

Even in the economy class cabin, ‘Star Simulation’ lighting system can imitate the twinkle in the night sky to try to help the passengers to avoid the jetlag. I don’t know if it works. After all, quiet, without any kind of noise, is the king. According to the feedback, A380 made it.

Another thing which makes people a great impression is a mini bar in the airplane. It’s complete a social zone. If you know the wine, you will crazy about the followings, Chateau Lynch Bages, Nuits St Georges 1er Cru Aux Perdrix and even Cuvee Dom Perignon. Besides, the food is also delicious. The passengers will not only enjoy the Arabic cuisine, but also enjoy the delicacies from the exclusive Chinese. That is to say, you can try something new, at the same time; you won’t feel out of place.

Beijing, as an international city, is developing so fast. Beijing Flights have also become more and more prosperous. I sincerely hope that the China Airlines, just like Beijing-Dubai Non-stop Daily Flights, have a brilliant future.

China River Cruise:to Yangtze River

On September 9, 2010, in Cultural Experience, by Vivianxu

China is a beautiful country, with a lot of attractions and natural scenery. China Tours will give you many surprises, the Royal Gardens, the ancient local customs and so on. For china Travel, one of the great scenery you cannot miss is Yangtze River. Yangtze (Changjiang River) is the longest river in Asia— 6397 km. […]

China is a beautiful country, with a lot of attractions and natural scenery. China Tours will give you many surprises, the Royal Gardens, the ancient local customs and so on. For china Travel, one of the great scenery you cannot miss is Yangtze River.

Yangtze (Changjiang River) is the longest river in Asia— 6397 km. It originates from the mountain Tanggula in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and finally goes into East China Sea. The whole river passes 11provinces in south of China, include Qinghai, Tibet, Sichuan, Yunnan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, and Shanghai.

Yangtze River tributary, include many tributaries. E.g.

Xiangjiang River: also known as Xiang River, the main tributary of the Yangtze River, it is one of the largest rivers in Hunan Province, drainage area of 94,600 square km, length 856 km.

Yuanjiang:Yuanjiang also known as Yuan River, the second largest river in Hunan province, it has two sources, the leading source in Southern River—from Guizhou Province, North source is also from Guizhou Province on Majiang Ping.

Dongting Lake: it is the second largest freshwater lake in China, located in the northern part of Hunan Province. It has an area of 3968 square km. The lake mainly consists of East Dongting Lake, Wanzi Lake, Muping Lake, and so on. Dongting Lake is most famous for the poetries about it, in ancient China, many great poets wrote Chinese poetries here, to show their experience, or express their feeling of life.
Han River: also known as Hanshui—the longest tributaries of the Yangtze River. It originates in the southwestern Qinling Mountains in Shanxi Province.

Jialing River: its drainage area is the largest one in the Yangtze River’s largest tributary. 

Great spots

The most famous spots of Yangtze river is the Three Gorges, Qutang Gorge(瞿塘峡), Wu Gorge(巫峡), Xiling Gorge(西陵峡), approximately total 114km in length.

1.Qutang Gorge: 8 KM starting from the Baidi Town of Fengjie to Daxi Town of Wushan – Also known as Kui Gorge, the most awe-inspiring and the narrowest of the three gorges. It is only about 100 meters or so at its narrowest point.

2.Wu Gorge: 40KM starting from the mouth of the Daning River( the Little Three Gorges ) of the riverside town of Wushan to the Guandukou Town of Batong( Guandukou is 17km west of the riverside town of Badong County ) – Its cliffs tower is over 900 meters, topped by the sharp, jagged peaks on the either bank. A total of 12 peaks are perched on the either side, including Goddess Peak and Peak of the Immortals.
3.Xiling Gorge: 66KM starting from the mouth of Xiangxi River to the Nanjin Guan Pass of Yichang – the longest of the three gorges and the Three Gorges Dam stands at Sandouping in the middle section of the Xiling Gorge.

  

ⅡThree Gorge Dam 


The Three Gorges Dam is in the middle section of the Xiling Gorge at Sandouping, 44km upstream from the city of Yichang. It is the world’s largest hydro-electric power station that traverses the Yangtze River aimed both at harnessing the power of the Yangtze to create hydroelectric power and controlling the river to prevent flash flooding that historically caused a great deal of damage. The huge project took 17 years starting from 1994 to 2009 with total investment of 180 billion Yuan RMB and rural-urban migration of one million people. On a Chongqing Yichang cruise, most of the cruise ships will pass through the two 5-stage locks of the dam.

The well-known scenery of Three Gorge Dam is the calm lake between the high narrow gorges, the beautiful Chinese description is “高峡出平湖, 秀美如画廊”

Rare animals

Yangtze River Dolphin is the rare animal at the first national level. They have been in existence for 25000-thousand years; usually they lived together in the Yangtze River. Owing to the fact that they are in dangerous, they are called “the panda in the river”. 

Recommendatory itinerary

Chongqing—Three Gorges—Wuhan—Nanjing—Shanghai

Follow this travel route, you will have a deep view of the Three Gorges, and go sightseeing along Yangtze River, finally Travel to Shanghai, the largest flourishing international metropolis.

Wonder by Wonder: The Badaling Great Wall: A Journey in Pictures

On September 9, 2010, in Beijing, Must-sees, by Stephen Farrell

President Richard Nixon once famously said “This is a Great Wall and only a great people with a great past could have a great wall and such a great people with such a great wall will surely have a great future”.  He was right. On Monday 6th September 2010 I followed in the footsteps of […]

President Richard Nixon once famously said “This is a Great Wall and only a great people with a great past could have a great wall and such a great people with such a great wall will surely have a great future”.  He was right. On Monday 6th September 2010 I followed in the footsteps of Nixon, Thacher, Reagan and Queen Elizabeth and set out across the Badaling Great Wall of China experiencing China’s most iconic wonder against raw and striking scenery.



13:00 ~ The road snakes through dramatic scenery as we make our way to the Badaling Great Wall.

13:20 ~ From our seats we spot the Juyongguan Great Wall, this section, closest to Beijing is thought to be one of the most                                      strategically significant sections of the structure constructed in the 5th century. Open 6am until 4am daily.

13:45 ~ A large wall plague describes the Great Wall’s  new world wonder status as we arrive in Badaling.

14:00 ~ Race you to the top!

14:05: The Olympic motto is proudly displayed in the Badaling hills

14:20 ~ Badaling Great Wall, dating back to 1368, is incredibly steep!

14:30 ~ On it snakes, through the mountainous terrain……………………………………………………………

14:45 ~ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….Piece of cake.

15:00 ~ The views become more dramatic as we continue on our journey.

15:10 ~ The highest point comes into view.

15:45 ~ Don’t look down its a long, long way to fall.

16:05 ~Its easier on the way down!

17:00 ~ Cool down with some green tea ice cream at the bottom.

To experience my adventures on the Badaling Great Wall for yourself or for more information on Beijing contact China Travel Depot.

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Odyssey Trip for discover Beijing’s Suburban

A travel to Beijing is not only for Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace, you can have a very great experience on discover the risky places for an odyssey trip in Beijing. Ye Chang Cheng, which is an originally part of the Great Wall, but it was abandoned after the war in ancient […]

A travel to Beijing is not only for Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace, you can have a very great experience on discover the risky places for an odyssey trip in Beijing.

Ye Chang Cheng, which is an originally part of the Great Wall, but it was abandoned after the war in ancient China. Simatai Great Wall is 5.4 km long with 35 beacon towers. This section of the Great Wall incorporated the different characteristics of each section of the Great Wall. A specialist on the Great Wall, Professor Luo Zhewen, has said “The Great Wall is the best of the Chinese buildings, and Simatai is the best of the Great Wall.” UNESCO has designated Simatai Great Wall as one of the World Cultural Heritage sites.

Hanging precariously onto the Yanshan Mountain, Simatai Great Wall is known for its steepness. Simatai Great Wall is separated by a valley into eastern and western parts. The western part appears gentle with 20 well-preserved watchtowers dotting along the wall. The eastern part is much steeper, following more rugged terrain that includes cliff edges and kilometre-high peaks. The 15 watchtowers are relatively closely spaced and provide spectacular views. Main attractions in the eastern part include Watching Beijing Tower, Fairy Tower, Heavenly Ladder and Sky Bridge, though they are currently closed to the public for safety reasons.

Long Qing Xia is a canyon outside of Beijing, about 50 miles north of the city. At the entrance to Long Qing is a village named Gu Cheng Cun. That was the empress’ garden during the Ming dynasty. At Long Qing Xia there is a dam built in 1973 that provides Beijing with water. South of the Long Qing Xia is the Great Wall (Badaling), to the north is a national park and to the west the mountains Haitou.

Long Qing Xia is fairly well positioned there in the middle. Long means dragon and Qing means honor or celebrate, Xia means gorge. The legend says that dragons go there to celebrate because of the natural beauty of Long Qing Xia. The water in the river is very clear, and it is perhaps one of the reasons why so many want to go there, given that the environment in Beijing is so bad. Long Qing Xia is a good place to go in the summer if you want to escape the heat in the city for a while. Long Qing Xia is on higher altitude so it is usually cooler, averaging 7 degrees lower than in the city. Even in the winter, it is nice there. They build a lot of ice sculptures that looks very nice with a lot of different colors. Another special thing with Long Qing Xia is that there is a long cave of the same style that is otherwise only found in southern China. 4 miles have opened to visitors now, but there’ll be more in the future.

Is it very excited for you guys? Just book a China flight and have your Beijing Tour for RISK.

Choose a Cruise Agency, and Enjoy a Different Vacation

On September 9, 2010, in Cool Places, Cruises, Travel Info, by Zhang Sijin

Except for some horrible movie scenes happened on the cruise, such as Triangle (2009), a typical cruise journey is always full of food, music, and romantics like classic scenes in the Titanic (1997). Adding a cruise tour in your trip agenda will absolutely give you different experiences in China Tours. Unlike oriented ocean liners, the […]

Except for some horrible movie scenes happened on the cruise, such as Triangle (2009), a typical cruise journey is always full of food, music, and romantics like classic scenes in the Titanic (1997). Adding a cruise tour in your trip agenda will absolutely give you different experiences in China Tours. Unlike oriented ocean liners, the prime purpose of cruise liners is not transportation and they are more like floating hotels. If you are tired of the average backpacking lives of china travel, a special cruise journey may be the alternative. In a cruise ship, all you need to do is to treat yourself with various delicious foods, gambling, sun bath and other entertaining programs.

Since you have had wonderful cruise experiences in Caribbean, Hawaii, or Alaska, what can be expected in cruise lines in China? Well, one of the well-known cruise lines is the Yangtze Cruises. Yangtze River (or Chang Jiang) is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. Boarding on a Yangtze River Cruise will present the most spectacular scenery in front of you. What is more, your selections of cruise ships and schedules are broad.

Map of Yangtze River

Here are some ships names for your consideration: President No.1, Victoria Anna, Splendid China, Yangtze River, Snow Mountain, Yangtze Paradise, Century Diamond, and East King, etc. Especially there are several 5-starcruise ships which include library, swimming pool, sauna, shopping mall, and gym. Here are some big names. The Yangtze No.1 was built in 2005. The Yangtze Explorer was constructed in 1995 and updated to a luxury cruise ship in 2007. Both cruise ship lines are between Yichang and Chongqing. Yichang is a medium-sized city within Hubei province and the famous Three Gorges Dam is in its administrative area. Chongqing is the major city and the biggest inland river port in southwestern China.

Another important cruise line starts in Shanghai, the international economic center in China. The cruise lines here can provide both international and domestic trips. For international lines, you can step out from Shanghai and ends up with other Asian countries, such as Korea, Japan and Singapore. If you do not like travelling by train and airplanes, you could also choose the inland cruise lines to Qingdao, Hong Kong and other cities with ports. There are four major cruise companies in Shanghai: Some hot cruise lines are 5-day Tour from Hong Kong Disney land and Shanghai (Star Cruises), 6-day tour from Shanghai to Korea and Japan, passing by Cheju, Fukuoka, Kagoshima (Costa Cruise Lines), and 6-day tour to Singapore, Penang, Phuket, and Port Kelang (Star Cruises).

Want more fun besides the cruise? Or want a family special deal? Then book the cruise packages through an agency is the money-saving choice. For example the official price of 6-day Cruise to Singapore by Star Cruises is around $1,500 per person for standard rooms, some cruise agencies can lower it to $1000 with $50 coupons. Moreover, you would visit more cities in China by ordering a cruise package. Take a cruise package for example. When you arrive at Beijing, you will be picked up and the hotel has been book for you already. The second day will be the Beijing City tour and the guide will lead you to the Tian’an Men Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. Also you will enjoy a Kung fu performance in the evening. The third day is the Great Wall Day and the fourth day is to introduce and visit the Hutong which is a preserved cultural spot of Beijing. Later on, you will fly to Chongqing and spend four days on the cruise, enjoying the views of Three George Dam, Shennong stream, and Fengdu Ghost City. More information and low price deals of cruise agencies can be found in Yangtze Cruise.

Besides these two major cities for cruise in China, there are also other cities for you to choose. If you are unsatisfied with Chengdu Flights, taking a cruise line from Chengdu to Hong Kong, Sanya, or Shanghai will lead you to a relaxed vacation.

Raffles City

On September 9, 2010, in Shopping, by Sammy Wahab Shubbar

Being the capital, Beijing is typically regarded as a great place to shop. From the hustle and bustle of the Yashow market selling the best in counterfeit goods to the more commercially known worldwide branded stores such as the Adidas( which I should state in Beijing is the largest in the world) situated in Sanlitun. […]

Being the capital, Beijing is typically regarded as a great place to shop. From the hustle and bustle of the Yashow market selling the best in counterfeit goods to the more commercially known worldwide branded stores such as the Adidas( which I should state in Beijing is the largest in the world) situated in Sanlitun. Despite all these amazing attractions, I want to focus on a large shopping mall situated conveniently right next door to the CYTS company tower.

What does it have?

The raffles city shopping complex has all your household brands from Zara to Hello Panda. However, my favourite has to be Cirquis Clothing. Cirquis really is at the top game in terms of flawless fashion and cutting edge designs. You can get anything you want from hooded shirts to stylish street-wear, if you’re looking for that extra umph in your clothing then be sure to check out Cirquis Clothing.

Where to eat?

Not only does Raffles City have an amazing choice in clothing but it fails to disappoint in getting some good quality food. Two food areas are available; the first is situated on the bottom floor. Here you will be able to grab a quick snack whether it’s Western favourites such as KFC and Subway, or some chicken and rice from the Foodhall; Raffles City fails to disappoint. The top floor adds even more variety to what’s on offer at Raffles City, here you will find more upper market restaurants serving everything from BBQ dishes to more traditional Chinese restaurants. My favourite has to be Bal Thai, here you will find the best in authentic Thai cuisines. My personal recommendation is the Thai Green Curry; it is the perfect remedy for an empty stomach.

Delightful Desserts

After a busy shopping session, what better way to end a beautiful day than with a Hagen Dazs ice-cream? Here you will find a selection of high quality ice-cream delights, be sure to check out the green-tea flavour.

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Raffles City

 

Bring you the Shanghai Airlines

On September 9, 2010, in China Travel Gossip, Shanghai, Transportation, Transportation, by Guo Nai

For the hot season to visit Shanghai Expo 2010, people are coming from all over the world and stop at Shanghai during their China tour, and all the flights which the destination is Shanghai are super tension. Being one of the most famous airline companies, on Oct 13th, 10th anniversary of Shanghai Municipal Volunteer Association […]

For the hot season to visit Shanghai Expo 2010, people are coming from all over the world and stop at Shanghai during their China tour, and all the flights which the destination is Shanghai are super tension.

Being one of the most famous airline companies, on Oct 13th, 10th anniversary of Shanghai Municipal Volunteer Association and Advanced Volunteer Awarding Meeting was held in Guangdian Building. Youngster Volunteers Service Team of Shanghai Airlines was awarded the title of“2007 Shanghai Advanced Volunteer Service Group”; Wu Eryu was awarded the title of “2007 Shanghai Excellent Volunteer”, while Shao Hua was awarded “2007 Shanghai Excellent Volunteer Organizer”.

Through good safety history, high service standard, advanced corporate culture and efficient management, SAL has scored satisfied both economic and social benefits. The net assets of the company are 20 times than that in the early founding stage. Prizes and honors are best award to SAL. Till now, IT has won Jinyan Cup, the top prize in China for airline safety, the first place in China’s Customer Satisfaction Survey on Airline. During the Expo 2010, if you are taking Shanghai Airline for visiting Shanghai and Expo 2010, you can also choose Shanghai Airlines Travel Hotel, Shanghai Airlines Travel Hotel Pudong Airport Branch is located in NO.1909 Jiang Zhen Road, only 2 km (5 minutes driving distance) from the Pudong International Airport and 1.5km from airport freight area. It is just at the airport working area exit of the Airport Highway and the traffic condition is very convenient.

The Hotel is made up of main building, entertainment chamber and office building which occupies the land in 26546 m2 totally. The size of construction area is 17000 m2 totally of which the chamber is in 3500 m2and the office building is in 5500 m2. The office the building is the most modern one in such area. The main building has guest rooms, restaurant and lobby bar.

There is just 2 month for the Expo 2010 closed, but a large scale of people is visiting Shanghai and Expo 2010 very warmly. Visitors to the Expo between September 1 and 10, excluding the weekend, have the chance to win a 3,000 yuan (US$441) ticket voucher from China Eastern Airlines, an official global partner of the Expo.

Visitors with the following tickets can take part in the raffle – Standard Day Single Day Admission, Standard Day Special Admission, Three Day Admission and Seven Day Admission.

The airline will hold the raffle at 4pm every day from September 1 to 10 (weekends not included) inside the Expo. Three numbers will be picked at random each day and those visitors who have the same numbers as the last three figures of their tickets will win a voucher which can be used to buy tickets from China Eastern Airlines or Shanghai Airlines. Winning visitors can claim their vouchers at China Eastern’s service outlets inside the Expo site.

Make your flight to fly, and just go for a trip to Shanghai!

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