- ShanghaiThe overnight train to Shanghai from Xi'an wasn't the most enjoyable experience. We struggled to get a bus from near our hostel to the train station and then to find the train platform once within the station but a young Posted by duncan-alice in Duncan & Alice Go RTW! | Jan 20, 2013
- Cèsuǒ Fàndiàn (The 'Modern Toilet' Restaurant)I was out with my friends looking for somewhere to eat lunch, when we passed this restaurant - and we just had to eat there.
It is a very bewildering celebration of everything 'toilet'- a toilet-themed restaurant.
Very hard Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 19, 2013
- Tigers, Beluga Whales and Ice SculpturesOur second day started much like the first except instead of putting on layers of clothes and jeans, we decided to wear ski pants. Yes, around town. Felt a bit funny going out in chunky ski pants, but started Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jan 19, 2013
- Xi'anFrom Beijing, we took an overnight sleeper train to Xi'an. The station we went from was like an airport it was so big. After you had entered the station you went to a waiting room until it was time to Posted by duncan-alice in Duncan & Alice Go RTW! | Jan 17, 2013
- Snacks I Haven't Tried Yet
Haven't gotten around to getting myself a bag of chicken feet yet, but maybe someday when I get a craving for something unusual.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/52 Posted by Blanchardlawn in Sinoshine | Jan 16, 2013
- snivelingBattling a cold I picked up in the dingy old capital but doing well back here in Bayan Nur's warm snapped mountains. I say warm snap, but when I left Xi'an it felt like April, so a few degrees Posted by safemouse in Bayan Nur suitcase | Jan 16, 2013
- Trip Videos (see Alissia's recent blog first!)We are out of China, where they have banned youtube. I have added some links to some videos I have taken on the trip. Beware - I have figured out that being a videographer is not my strong Posted by Moshry in The Big Trip | Jan 16, 2013
- Gǔlàngyǔ gāngqín bówùguǎn (The Piano Museum)My friend Lily and I went back to Gulangyu to see the Piano Museum.
We are both piano enthusiasts and she used to be a tour guide on the island, so it was a satisfying trip.
Gulangyu is t Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 16, 2013
- Daily Life 3: Food (draft)Food in China is the one passion of life which is completely uninhibited by its conservative traditional culture.
Eating in China requires more dexterity of tongue that westerners are accustomed to. Poultry is never deboned, but chopped into pieces wi Posted by myrrhlin in Wuhan and Who | Jun 13, 2008
- A Day at the Museum (draft)Lin and her mom dropped by about on Tuesday.
Lin and her mother had arrived in Wuhan less than a week ago, her dad was back in Guangzhou.
On Thursday morning (June 12), Z and I went over Posted by myrrhlin in Wuhan and Who | Jun 12, 2008
- Skyler's Progress (draft)Skyler's been verbalizing a lot. Every couple of days he says something new, which I hadn't heard before, it seems. He is mixing Mandarin and English, which bodes ill for those of us, woefully monolingual, who are trying Posted by myrrhlin in Wuhan and Who | Jun 2, 2008
- Photos etc (draft)I've added photos to many of the past blog entries. You don't have to go re-read all that though, you can access the photos directly at this url:
or by clicking on the handy link Posted by myrrhlin in Wuhan and Who | May 26, 2008
- The Banquet (draft)Only a few days after the big wedding (the first day we were in Wuhan), there was another big family gathering. Lin's father, Dai Xianqiang, hosted a banquet for Lin's mother's mother, who was turning 80 years old. Posted by myrrhlin in Wuhan and Who | May 12, 2008
- Guizhou, y u so picturesque??!Hey guys and girls (or nu hai zi, nan hai zi for those chinese speakers), Stefan here. As my quirky sister mentioned previously, I will offer a completely different perspective to our vacation, one tinged with that theme we all Posted by llamasushi in Rice Bowl Adventures! | Jan 14, 2013
- Introducing Guizhou==Day 2 – Baiyun district, Guiyang, Guizhou==
When you meet someone in China, they always asked you where you’re from. It’s a way for people to quickly size you up in such a huge count Posted by jumbo123 in Rice Bowl Adventures! | Jan 14, 2013
- The trip begins! Hello friends!
Just like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, China also blocks other blogging platforms such as Blogger and Wordpress. So here I am trying out travellerspoint.
I'm spending six weeks travelling around the Motherland going to Guizhou, S Posted by jumbo123 in Rice Bowl Adventures! | Jan 14, 2013
- Xiàmén zhíwùyuán (Botanical Garden)The botanical gardens were one of the things I was most excited about seeing when coming to Xiamen.
I found a shortcut from our flat to the gardens via an old rail-track that has been converted into a lovely walkway.
[img=http://photos.travellerspo Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 14, 2013
- Shanghai Private Street Food Tour featuring ArielleSaturday January, 5 2013
Although we knew that is was going to be cold, Ari and I were excited to head to SH because I have bunch of warm clothing for us to layer up in (since we left our stuff Posted by mosberger in Ni Hoa Beches | Jan 5, 2013
- BeijingTuesday 8th January
We arrived in Beijing at about 1700 local time after an uneventful flight. It was surprisingly easy to get to our accommodation thanks to the constant English signs. The first thing we did once at the hostel was Posted by duncan-alice in Duncan & Alice Go RTW! | Jan 13, 2013
- Coming Full Circle - Back in BeijingWe took our last flight back to Beijing where we met the kindest Chinese guy sitting beside me who I interacted with through charades while George was sleeping. We checked into our hotel late that night and the next morning Posted by jgjourney in wandering newlyweds | Jan 12, 2013
- China - Final ThoughtsThe visit up in the mountain area was fantastic. We took a slow 4 hour scenic boat ride through the hills which was very pretty. The visit to the terraced fields was breath taking. It took 600 Posted by Moshry in The Big Trip | Jan 11, 2013
- Muffs and Suckers: Beijing, ChinaFriday Dec 21, 2012
My winter vacation began with the fast train from Shanghai to Beijing! Economy class was rather nice. There was more legroom than on an airplane and an outlet to charge your electronic devices. I Posted by mosberger in Ni Hoa Beches | Dec 21, 2012
- Winter Wonderland of HarbinWe got to Harbin late at night so we got up the next day with the whole day ahead of us. What was the first thing we did? We walked to Walmart (yes, there is a Walmart Supercentre in one Posted by jgjourney in wandering newlyweds | Jan 11, 2013
- Shèngdàn kuàilè (Christmas)Had my first Christmas in China and it truly was a merry one!
Christmas is not a national holiday in China, so life goes on very much as normal. Some cafes and outlets enter in the fun with christmas decorations and Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 10, 2013
- Nán pǔtuó sì (South Putuo Temple)Nanputuo. Another famous must-see of Xiamen.
Nanputuo temple is situated very near the Xiamen University campus and is accessible free of charge.
The temple is fronted by a lake with large lilly-pads.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/5409 Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 10, 2013