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One more place to visit in Beijing

CHINA | Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [57]

Temple of Heaven or Tian Tan, as some people call it, is a complex of religious buildings in Beijing. In the past it used to be a place for annual ceremonies of prayer. As you enter the complex you can go through a park directly to the Hall of Prayer ... Read more >

Tags: asia, beijing, china, chinese, temple, temple of heaven, the echo wall, travelling

Photos: Temple Of Heaven

CHINA | Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, asia, beijing, china, chinese, park, temple, temple of heaven, walking

"Is it a spoon or just my blurred vision?"

CHINA | Thu, 24 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [70]

Well, today I write about random places which caught my attention in Beijing. Those are: Beijing National Stadium, Peking University andCCTV Headquarters. Beijing National Stadium For everyone who doesn’t know - Beijing National Stadium ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, beijing national stadium, birds nest, cctv headquarters, china, chinese, compass, peking university, sanlitun

“I dropped my phone into bear’s enclosure!” or sharing a roof with panda.

CHINA | Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [60]

Well, to spend some time with such a rare animal, I think it’s something we all are really looking forward to. Beijing Zoo is a place where you can find pandas and lots of other animals. The zoo is easy to reach by subway, getting out on the ... Read more >

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Photos: Beijing Zoo

CHINA | Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, animals, asia, beijing, china, chinese, travel, zoo

Photos: Gardens and Parks

CHINA | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, asia, beijing, china, chinese, garden, park, travel

Rocks that play music

CHINA | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [28]

Well, tonight I’m going to write about two Summer Palaces and Beihai Park which all could be found in Beijing. Summer Palace. It was the first place I visited after arrival. Actually, Summer Palace is not a separate palace as some people ... Read more >

Tags: beihai park, beijing, china, chinese, gardens, green, old summer palace, parks, summer palace

A chance to travel back in time.

CHINA | Thu, 3 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [68]

Spring. Beautiful Sunday morning. Beijing. Well, it’s not a bad idea to explore the city. And to be precise, to visit a place so many people talk about. Yes, you're right - Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. Subway took us quickly to the place ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, chinese, forbidden city, history, lost, subway, theater, tiananmen square

Photos: Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

CHINA | Thu, 3 Jul 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, asia, beijing, china, chinese, journey, square, tiananmen, travel

Photos: Great Wall of China

CHINA | Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, asia, bear, beijing, china, chinese, greatwall, journey, travel

I saw a bear near the Great Wall of China!

CHINA | Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [71]

It was a middle of July, one of hottest summer month in Beijing. Temperature outside was about 95 ºF (35 ºC). I was in my room for quite some time, enjoying the benefits of scientific development, i.e. air conditioning. It was quite chilly ... Read more >

Tags: bears, beijing, china, park, seven wonders of the world, the great wall of china

Photos: World Park Beijing

CHINA | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery

a round-the-world trip
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Tags: adventure, asia, beijing, china, chinese, journey, park, sightseeing, travel, world

Wait me near the Tower Bridge; I’m going to come from the Great Wall of China in no time at all!

CHINA | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [34]

It sounds weird, doesn’t it? However, that’s exactly what you can say at the World Park in Beijing. Once in the afternoon a friend of mine suggested going there.  Unfortunately, it took us about two hours to get to the park. So, we ... Read more >

Tags: a round-the-world trip, beijing, sightseeing, world park

Photos: Fragrant Hills Park

CHINA | Thu, 29 May 2014 | By mariazhig | Photo Gallery


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Tags: adventure, beijing, china, chinese, leaves, mountain, park, red

Brace yourselves, guys. We’re going there!

CHINA | Thu, 29 May 2014 | By mariazhig | Views [41]

It seemed like a good idea to spend a day in the park looking at amazingly beautiful red leaves. The place we chose was Fragrant Hills Park, one of the main tourist attractions in Beijing. When we got there, everything was perfect. We slowly walked through ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, cable car, china, climbing, cucumbers, fragrant hills park, mountains, red leaves

A truly great wall

CHINA | Thu, 6 Feb 2014 | By kpow | Views [134]

This is a bit late, I know. I got a bit fed up with the computer at the hostel in Beijing (slow and restricted!) and stopped using it. Soz. So, it's confirmed. The Great Wall, is, in fact, great! One big tip for it though, no matter if you do a guided ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, climbing, mountains

TEFL Training - Week Two

CHINA | Sat, 10 Aug 2013 | By aussie_ange | Views [151]

  After the first week of training it was time for a couple days off! For our planned day trip as a group it was off to the Summer Palace! Such a big Palace, but truly amazing. Definitely need to go back and see it in Winter. With the ice ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, food, summer palace, ttc

TEFL Training - Week One

CHINA | Sun, 4 Aug 2013 | By aussie_ange | Views [152]

I left the Sydney International Airport on 2013/06/29 not knowing who or what to expect. After an 11 hour flight I landed safely within the Beijing International Airport with a young man, Jonathon, waiting to pick me up and take me to my hime for the ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, classes, teacher, tefl

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Middle Kingdom, Middle Class

CHINA | Tue, 11 Jun 2013 | By micro | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A measly 1200 characters. Here goes: My name is Mike. I'm a wanderer. When I travel, my camera is as necessary as my passport. New places and cultures inspire me. I've always felt compelled to try and capture my experiences on the road. For what reason ... Read more >
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Tags: beijing, china, middle class, shanghai

Photos: Middle Kingdom, Middle Class

CHINA | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By micro | Photo Gallery

I find China a fascinating place due to the speed at which it is changing and the opposing forces pulling it in different directions. There are visible tensions between old and new, rich and poor, tradition and progress, communism and capitalism, history ... Read more >
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Tags: beijing, china, fashion, middle class, music, shanghai, technology, travel

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