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Three days in Beijing

I just spent three full days in Beijing. Incredible history, art, culture, food, and humanity; a bit overshadowed by the air quality, but that was part of the experience too. 21 more words


Travel Tales-I

Hey, Beautiful people.

Since I am not Traveling at the moment physically, but you know a Wanderer’s soul. It keeps returning back to the places you have been to or you wish to be. 589 more words


20 Helpful Tips for Visiting Beijing

1. Immigration control at Beijing Capital airport is busy. When we arrived, there were no designated lines – just a large herd of people. Eventually, some airport officials began directing people into a long “line” that was five people wide, snaking around the entire immigration area. 1,592 more words


The Retirees Invade China – Day Two – The Jade Factory, the Great Wall and The Forbidden Palace

The next morning was an early start. One thing we were learning about this tour was that the itinerary was flexible according to Eddie which meant what you expected rarely happened. 935 more words

China 2017

The Retirees Invade China – Day One – Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City

One thing the travel itinerary did not tell us was how much walking was involved. The bus could never park where we intended to go but some distance from the site and we had to hoof it there. 785 more words

China 2017

Forbidden City

Actually got up in time for breakfast this morning, wanted to try the Chinese version of an English breakfast, basically the same but no baked beans. 419 more words

Life Changing

The forbidden city of Hue

Wednesday 1st March, my brothers birthday (Happy Birthday Tom Tom) was a long day. Taking the only bus to Hue, which left at 4am (why), needless to say Vinny and I had an early start. 500 more words