- On my Way to ZHUHAI
the busy harbour and the leisure dusk.
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- HSK and Harry PotterIn the four months since I last posted on my blog, I've spent a lot of time studying Chinese, all of which (sort of) culminated three weeks ago with the HSK, a standardized test for Chinese language learners. From the Posted by ccole in The Year Between | May 5, 2014
- How to climb stairs in Guangxi Province # 2Our group travelled the few hours out of Guilin into the mountains to visit the Longji Rice Terraces (Dragon's Backbone). According to the Lonely Planet, they are a marvel of farm engineering, rising up 1000m into the hills with minority Posted by Kiwi Holly in Well ni hao China! | May 4, 2014
- There are nine million security checks in BeijingWe’ve never had to pass through so many security checks before Beijing. Before entering the train station, the museums and even just to cross under the subway you have to have your bags scanned. We even have to Posted by rexontheroad in Rex on the Road | Oct 29, 2012
- Lovely Gena and Her CouchWe are soon to depart from our first couch surfing experience and we are coming away from it with 2 new friends and 2 very full bellies! What more could anyone want?
Gena, our host in Hangzhou, China, Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | May 4, 2014
- izlet na podeželje===Vse se je pravzaprav začelo pred parimi mesci, ko me ob jutrih ni zbudila nobena budilka več. In sem si za zvonenje nastavila petelinje kikirikanje. Kje pa sem takrat vedla, da bom imela možnost par mesecev kasneje doživeti pravo Posted by abovethesea in v centru sveta, nad morjem | May 3, 2014
- Biking 2014 - part 3And the third post - the reason I've been racing through the other two (although then haven't had time to finish till now), as I was thinking about a quiz that recently popped up on Facebook as I rode this Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | May 2, 2014
- Jiangnan TourTime to get away on a break and this time I picked Jiangnan （江南） tour since my father has not been to this part of China. Actually I am only interested in Nanking and Hangzhou but am open to exploring Posted by acerchuan in Acerchuan Travel Blog | May 1, 2014
- Where's the Hair?Having been in China for a week there is one thing that strikes me about the men here (apart from the fact that hocking up phlegm and spitting it out seems to be their national sport – it doesn’t matter Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 30, 2014
- Yes Shanghai IS a long way for dumplings! As a lover of skylines, I had been waiting to see the Shanghai skyline for years! And it did not disappoint! I'd go as fas as saying it gives the famous NYC skyline a run for its money! Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 29, 2014
- How to climb stairs in Guangxi province.Sandra and I were picked up bright and early by Mr Wang our taxi driver. Chinese taxi drivers are punctual, well more keen than punctual, he rang us at 5.15am from outside for a 5.30 pick up. It is about Posted by Kiwi Holly in Well ni hao China! | Apr 29, 2014
- Kina - Zhangjiajie & ShanghaiMe ankom Zhangjiajie tidleg om morgonen, og var dødtrøtte fordi me valgte å ikkje sova før flyet vårt reiste frå Beijing, sidan det gikk veldig tidleg på morgonen. Likevel hadde me lyst til å få mest ut av tiden vår Posted by Hilkris in Australia/Asia 2014 | Apr 29, 2014
- Rainy welcome to Shanghai.We'll I won't start to describe Shanghai as it was cold and very wet when I arrived, and stayed that way for the day I was there.
Saying that, there were many highlights, including:
- getting picked up from the airport Posted by Kiwi Holly in Well ni hao China! | Apr 26, 2014
- Shangri-LaRenaming Zhongdian to Shangri-La in 2002 to increase tourism worked a treat. First on our hit-list: Ganden Sumtseling Monastery; a Tibetan Monastry built by the 5th Dalai Lama at an elevation of 3,380m. Of the 700 monks housed there, we Posted by 2 Idiots Abroad in 2 Idiots Abroad | Apr 28, 2014
- Mystery MassageToday I had a mystery massage.
One lovely thing about Haikou, is the access to inexpensive massages. There are small parlor's (avoid any pink lighting), mini-chain parlors and massive massage buildings with neon lighting. All of these places are housi Posted by MissMaggieMae in Wonderlust | Apr 28, 2014
- Biking 2014 - part 2Now that I knew how to get off the island without riding across a bridge (and there is only one of those that bikes should even consider riding on, regardless of whether bikes are supposed to be on any of Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Apr 27, 2014
- It takes a while to get your head around China!Hello lovely Readers,
As you know, from my previous blog, I was a bit unsure about China and finding it quite hard to take. I think this was mostly to do with the fact I had a Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 26, 2014
- Biking 2014 - part 1The 42nd Annual Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. RAGBRAI XLII. It is coming this summer - the last full week of July.
Back in Junior High or High School, when I first decided I would like to ride all Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Apr 26, 2014
- Saturday 26 April 2014We were met by our Li River cruise tour guide in the lobby at 8:20am and got in the bus for the 40 minute drive to where the cruise began. On the way our guide told us that Guilin Posted by kjgrose in China 2014 | Apr 26, 2014
- Tiananmen Square & The Great Wall of ChinaThe only thing I knew about Tiananmen Square before I came to Beijing was that it was the focal point of the pro-democracy protests in 1989 when several hundred protesters were killed by the military. From those protests the world Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 26, 2014
- Friday 25 April 2014We had a bit of a sleep in this morning and then Gailyn and Mum went for a swim before we headed out for the day at about 11am. It was grey and wet and miserable in Guilin today Posted by kjgrose in China 2014 | Apr 25, 2014
- Thursday 24 April 2014We had our fourth breakfast of Paris Baguette pastries (out of our 5 mornings in Shanghai) then packed up and checked out of our hotel. We were leaving from Pudong Airport, which is in the opposite direction to the Posted by kjgrose in China 2014 | Apr 24, 2014
- Wednesday 23 April 2014We began the day again with breakfast at Paris Baguette, then headed back to the Yuyuan Gardens area because the kids wanted to do a bit more shopping. We wandered around in a few different alleyways to where we Posted by kjgrose in China 2014 | Apr 24, 2014
- I'm not eating that!! After sleeping rough in Beijing airport, 1 train, 2 rush hour tubes and a wild goose chase later, we finally made it to our hostel. We are knackered and I'm sure I'm coming down with a cold!! Not Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Apr 23, 2014
- Tuesday 22 April 2014After two fairly quiet days in Shanghai, we had a busy day today, which began with a breakfast of pastries at Paris Baguette. We then headed down to the Bund and were looking for a bank when we started Posted by kjgrose in China 2014 | Apr 22, 2014