Category: China

Hong Kong 101

Aleta Fimbres 04/03/2016

This is a city I have visited often and never seem to get tired of visiting. Every time I venture here I always discover new places to explore. If you are going to be spending a few days in the vibrant city of Hong Kong, the biggest struggle you will have is trying to fit everything in. The city is incredibly easy to navigate, very safe, (one of the lowest homicide rates in the world)… Hong Kong 101

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5 Facts About Chinese New Year

Aleta Fimbres 14/02/2014

Chinese new year is enjoyed by people all over the world every year, everyone loves the fireworks, tasty food and great street parades. If you haven’t had the chance to join in the celebrations yet then you need to get into the festival spirit next, I assure you that you won’t regret it! If you want to get an insight in to what to expect then take a look at this video. We are now… 5 Facts About Chinese New Year

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Beijing Hell

Aleta Fimbres 30/05/2013

We woke up to the beeping of the horn on the sleeper bus, after 18 hours it smelt rancid and even though it was pitch dark at 4am and we had nowhere to go, I couldn’t wait to get off this nightmare of a bus. As soon as I got off I wished we could stay on. It was Baltic cold and I just wanted to be warm. We heaved our bags onto our shoulders… Beijing Hell

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Tianjin, gateway to Beijing

Aleta Fimbres 26/03/2009

{loadposition content_adsensecontent} The third largest city in China, Tianjin lies 137km southeast of Beijing and has a fascinating history that’s evident in the city’s beautiful landscape of old and new buildings with varying architectural influences. Tea connoisseurs will also appreciate its many traditional tea houses where age-old rituals in tea preparation and appreciation can be enjoyed. Extremely well-connected by rail, bus and air services, Tianjin also is the perfect gateway to the ancient city of… Tianjin, gateway to Beijing

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