- China VisaChina visa : It's very easy to go to China,Just buy airplane ticket and arrange the important document such as China Visa ,your passport and the pocket money for you to shopping in China.All document it's easy to prepare Posted by moorati in china Visa | May 24, 2013
- Making Dreams Come TrueAs a young girl at primary school I remember watching a television news item about a discovery of China of an army of life-sized clay figures. I remember being awed by the sheer scale of such an undertaking, and Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 23, 2013
- Oh what fun is it to have upgrades all the way!With an hour’s drive to the airport, and the requirement to check in 2 hours before take off, we left the hotel at 8am. All seemed reasonably good to start with but then, out of the city centre and Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 21, 2013
- Teaching (Part 2)I wrote my first blog about teaching after I had taught four lessons and I can't believe I'm now planning my last four lessons for the remaining month here. I've noticed such a change in my classes and in Posted by emilyferris in China - Teaching English and more | May 21, 2013
- Musings on BeijingBeijing wasn’t quite as I expected. Whilst we were planning this trip we were given several conflicting accounts of what we would find. Yes there was a lot of traffic, and yes few road users seem to follow Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 21, 2013
- Last hours and Observations07-04-2013
We started our day early hoping to save some sleep for the long 15 hour flight to New York. We stopped at Isaac's favorite vendor and grabbed some breakfast, a dough like thing with an egg spread on top, all Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Skyscrapers and So Longs06-04-2013
Although today was our free day and his, our guide wanted to take us to the observatory deck on the highest building in Shanghai with a 360 degree view so we opted to join him. It was worth the trip Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Spectacular Shanghai05-04-2013
I am pleased to say that we are all alive without any food poisoning. With such good results we were ready to go at it again today. Both Isaac and I are nursing head colds but not feeling Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- By train,by buses, on foot, by rickshaw, by gondola,by taxiWe arrived in Suzhou slightly behind schedule at about 9:15 am. By the time we navigated the train station and got our bus back to the hotel, it was 11:00 am. Robert gave us 90 minutes to clean up Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Train Mania, Man versus Warrior, and Going down the Shitter03-04-2013
I am writing once again from the train. Tonight we are on our way to Suzhou. I don't think I have taken time to explain the train situation and it is worthy of some description. First of all, Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Sights & Smells in the Muslim Quarter,Bird Dancing, Massage02-04-2013
The train ride was actually pretty fun if you don't mind not having any space or sleeping with smoke in the air. I really didn't mind but I didn't sleep. I was wide awake until 5 am and Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Shoparama01-04-2013
As I am writing this I am on the train to Xian, sharing a bunk with 5 of my travel mates and let me say it is quite cozy. There are 3 bunks on each side with about 3 feet Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- The Great Wall and Kung Fu Fighting31-03-2013
We started our day at 6:15 am to head to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. This area of the wall is about 90 minutes from our hotel and is less touristy, they tell us, than the Badaling area which Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Summer Palace, open stalls and we're off....30-03-2013
Today was our last day at the Double Happiness Hotel so we took our time this morning, lounging a little and packing up for the next hotel. We enjoyed another yummy breakfast which included a cream puff. Not sure Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Temples, Towers, Tai Chi and Toes29-March-2013
Today was very interesting. We started the day with a wonderful breakfast at our hotel comprised of both Western and Chinese food. We had a little of both. After breakfast the reception helped us plan our route Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Scorpions and Smiley Fries28-March-2013
Our travels to Beijing went pretty smooth. The 14 hour flight over the North Pole wasn't even that bad as we had 200 movies to choose from along with other TV. We both slept a couple of times although never Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | May 20, 2013
- Alleyways, steps, and acrobatsThis afternoon was our final tour in Beijing. Cool collected us from our hotel and we drove to an area of hutongs. Walking down the narrow street I was strangely reminded of some of the narrow streets of Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 20, 2013
- Going SoloThis morning we had no tour booked, so we had a lie-in and leisurely breakfast before setting off to walk to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
On the way back down the shopping street I was alerted by music on Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 20, 2013
- Ticking off Bucket List itemsToday we had booked a full day tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and the Summer Palace.
Thankfully we had had a really good, full night’s sleep but still managed to be awake before 7 so that we had time Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 20, 2013
- Beijing at Night......Is just as busy and noisy as during the day, but with the addition of many beautiful lights, and smells of street food.
We met our tour guide in the hotel lobby and were pleased to find that we had the Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 20, 2013
- Up, Up and Away….I don’t like long haul flights. Unfortunately, living in NZ visiting most other countries means you have to take a long haul flight. The journey started off worse than it could have, when we found that the inflight snack Posted by stanners6 in China 2013 | May 20, 2013
- Book Break #1I did select a title for this blog of "A Bibliophile Abroad." The name hit me, and I thought it incredibly appropriate for myself.
So far, I haven't been referencing it though. I suppose my retelling of "Lost Horizon" and having Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | May 19, 2013
- Summer 2012 Part V - Final Night of the Tour===Altitude Sickness: Encore===
On the bus back to the tourist center, Barbara admitted how horrible the altitude sickness was hitting her (specifically with absolutely pounding headaches on top of the symptoms we could see). After discussing things wi Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | May 19, 2013
- The Best Students in the World As I made my way back from Kunming, Yunnan' s provincial capital, I felt tired and dejected. I had travelled three hours to see an English speaking doctor and the traffic was delaying the journey home to five hours.
I Posted by emilyferris in China - Teaching English and more | May 16, 2013
- Tropical Paradise , Forever Sanya.Speaking of travel, I would like to talk about a wonderful trip in Sanya city, southernmost part China.
To be honest with you, the city I went was recommended by a friend of mine. In fact, I felt pretty good Posted by cdbenjamin in Tropical Paradise, Foever Sanya. | May 15, 2013