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Hannah's Top Touristy Beijing Picks (English)

I tend to recommend more unusual places or things to see, since I think it makes for a more memorable trip. However, I would be remiss if I neglected to mention some of the main things that attract travelers. 496 more words


Hutongs Plus More!

We have been to the Hutongs several times now.  It’s one of my husband’s favorite places to take pictures.  The Hutongs are very interesting and differ for their uses.   490 more words


The Retirees Invade China – Day Three – The Summer Palace, The Pandas and the Hutongs

Kerry is not well and needs to rest but insists I carry the flag, so I meet the bus as scheduled and we head for the Summer Palace. 805 more words

China 2017

Chaos on the Streets of BeiXinQiao

Monday 9:10am

Coming outside for the first time in the day is a great part of living the nomad life. You’ve just woken up and lo and behold you are in this chaotic, characterful and compulsive fast-paced place. 537 more words


Winter holidays 3 - Hong Kong (Part 2)

Day two in the urban metropolis that is Hong Kong had me visit two museum – the history museum and, across from it, the science museum. 247 more words

Exploring the Hutongs of Beijing

Features Editor

If you ever visit Beijing you must make time for the hutong.  The word dates back to the time when Khublai Khan made Beijing his capital.  1,248 more words


A Saturday Morning Walk in Beijing

During my last visit to Beijing, in November/December 2016, I set off one Saturday morning from my hotel at Chongwenmen (about one mile southeast of the Forbidden City) to visit the Lu Xun Museum in west central Beijing.   1,312 more words