Beijing (北京), the capital of China, is looking much more into the future than into the past. Nowadays, it is a city crowded with tourists from China and all over the world. But just a stone's throw away in the past, the city was hardly ever visited by any foreigners.
From the Beijing Travel Guide
Services provided by the staffs were excellent, and very helpful. ... more
Distance from the city is biggest problem - 1 bus and 2 metros to get into town but OK to get to the Wall. Staff very helpful and cooperative. Breakfast not varied enough - I would have liked scrambled eggs, not just fried ... more
The pictures of the rooms are very misleading and if you pay at the hotel the price will be much higher than if you book online. Also, the location map is completely wrong and if you try and use it you will waste 2 hours of your life because nobody in China has heard of the place. ... more
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Saa er det bare aa innse fakta, vi kommer ikke til Kina - Beijing. Desverre. Naa har vi i to dager jaktet rundt i byen for aa finne rette vedkommende til aa fortelle oss den knusende beskjeden at vi kan glemme aa faa turistvisa til Beijing i utlandet. Vel vel, vi gir da vel ikke opp, vi reiser et annet sted ...
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