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hungover at the forbidden city

After a night out until 6AM, waking up at 10:30 to go sight-seeing was the last thing I wanted to do on Monday. But it was my final full day in Beijing and I knew I needed to take advantage of that. 970 more words

Beijing – a touch of amazing history!

Capital city of CHINA has long unique history back 3 millennia but on the other side is modern, cosmopolitan city with more than 21 millions inhabitants! 533 more words


The Imperial City: Huế

Huế is the former imperial capital of Vietnam. In its centre, the walled Citadel and Imperial Palace was the political and cultural focus of the country for more than a century and a half. 179 more words


Beijing: Jan. 17th - 19th, 2016

Over the past few weeks, I have been traveling with some friends from work. We have made our way around China and into South Korea. Here’s the second leg of our journey. 1,342 more words

AHS warns public of possible measles exposure in Calgary

Health officials in British Columbia are warning their Alberta counterparts that an individual infected with measles visited Calgary this month.

Alberta Health Services is advising Calgarians of the following exposure times and locations: 381 more words

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Game of Phones

Emperor’s throughout Chinese history have lived and ruled from the powerful walls of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Only certain high-class and military citizens were allowed to grace the Forbidden City with their presence. 455 more words


The architectural and historical intricacies of China’s Forbidden City

China’s Forbidden City in Beijing is probably one of the most preserved relics of imperial East Asia. It is a historical monument, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage nominee, and is recognized as one of the most important five palaces in the world. 229 more words