Tagged: China

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Quickie in Dalian

H ave you been to Dalian? (大连市) I will not overwhelm you with information on this post because, to be honest, I spent my weekend there with friends (that live there) so I didn’t really pay...

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Xi’an in a nutshell

Xi’an, a mixture between the new and the old, between ancient and modern. When you first get to Xi’an, it looks a little bit like an industrial city – you will see huge chimneys...

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The safekeeping lion

Did you see the lions outside of your neighborhood Chinese restaurant? Not long ago, those lions were exclusive for the elite – if it’s the imperial family, leaders, government high ranking or plain rich people....

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Datong in 30 hours

Temples, caves, huge Buddha’s and some serenity – that’s what you’ll find if travel to Datong (大同/ Dàtóng). Datong city, from Beijing it’s around 350 KM by car (around 4 hours) or 375 KM by...

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Apartments in China – three useful tips

Three apartment leasing tips. Did you just arrive to Beijing? looking for a new apartment? note the below tips. Tip#1 – You can get yourself an agency that will help you look for an apartment, they...

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Scooter in China

Living in China? If there is one good tip I can give you – it’ll be get an electrical scooter. If you are living in one of the big cities in China, you are...