Sep 15, 2016 at 04:32 PM
Despite of I didn't understood any word of what she was singing, it seems that she was melting with the romantic topic of this song. However, another important point that I didn't get until this moment, what the hell the girl in zebra dress she's doing?
Dec 15, 2014 at 03:25 AM
This hip hop spot spins retro club sounds in a classy, relaxed environment. The decor and sound system are a step up from the usual glitz, making It a unique setting. Drawing in a hipper club crowd hungry for fun, this venue features two rooms throwing two completely different styles of music, hip hop and electronic. This pub in the Lotus Market in old Beijing is a popular hangout for the young and promiscuous. Dance, disco, pop and techno is the main diet here. This bar frequently hosts theme nights, so you should call beforehand to check what's going on. This place also has a lovely refreshing roof terrace. Recently renovated, it now covers several floors and is home to a decent buffet, loads of new cocktails, VIP service and of course one of the city's best dance floors. You'll find a mix of folks at all hours of the day here but beware of sleazy dudes late at night. Not long ago, Beijing night life mostly meant private dinner parties for the powerful, alcohol-soaked karaoke bars or visits to “lady massage” parlors. Universities are still known to lock the dormitory doors around midnight. Now, the night scene has undergone a metamorphosis. With the loosening of the Communist hold over the economy and under the influence of the expats, the number of rich and pompous people has seen rising through the roof. All major cities including Beijing and Shanghai have such crowds. They want to groove and relax and party at night after a hard days' work. They have enough cash to squander in bars, cafes and girls. Find a night and party to suit your musical tastes. The picturesque surroundingg landscape adds to the vibe of this trendy bar. Ideal for sundowners and those on romantic dates looking for a nice place to huddle with their loved one. This place is located in central Beijing just near the Forbidden City, in the Lotus Market and offers one of the most convenient places to launch a pub crawl including nearby Gulou and Nanluoguxiang in the lovely Beijing hutongs. You can explore the delightful hutongs that Beijing is famous for along your pub crawl and still experience some of the city's more impressive bars and pubs.
Dec 25, 2014 at 09:28 PM
Temple of Heaven was located in south Beijing.It in 1420, Ming Dynasty emperor the 18th this year of Yongle Town dynasty first was constructed, and was lengthens, and renewed the Qianlong.It dynasty during Ming Dynasty Emperor Jiajing and Qing emperor is Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty emperor will respect the heaven god and to be good to harvest the pray the place. Including area 273 hectares, it at the biggest construction complex ceremony of world can indicate that respects to the heaven. In 1918, Temple of Heaven turned into the park, it attracted the visitor massively from the family, and sacrifice history the profound connotation of culture the overseas by the grand scale, the unique building and provided to the Heaven.After New China has established in 1949, the central authorities in the protection and maintenance of historical and cultural site have invested many capital in the temple. In 1998, Temple of Heaven was in the World Heritage list that painted by UN UNESCO. Architectural style that the profound culture intention and imposes, Temple of Heaven is considered the reflection of Eastern ancient civilization. Spacious Temple of Heaven afforestation. When enters the temple, the serious feeling, courteous, sacred and peaceful will gush out in the brains. When looked at the beautiful sacrifice altar, will feel when his soul was purified, and his idea was sublimated. But magnificent Hall who prays what uses the harvest is the outstanding feature, surveys in the five architecture group respective characteristics of temple. The temple is divided the intrinsic altar and outside altar by two enclosed walls. Better to symbolize the heaven and Earth, the north of temple is round, when south partially when is the square, reflects the ancient Chinese belief heaven in the surroundings, and Earth is the square.
Sep 16, 2016 at 01:30 PM
Still at the same pub near the InterContinental Beijing, Xicheng and at my 3rd bottle of Chinese Beer...It's raining girls :)
Sep 16, 2016 at 08:45 AM
the same night at the pub next to the InterContinental Beijing Financial Street Hotel and during my second bottle of Chinese Beer, the oriental dance begins :)
Jan 17, 2015 at 07:52 AM
Beijing is home to numerous large international corporations, which means that the city receives a number of international business clients each year. The City also hosts a number of business expos and international business meets every year. All these fairs, exhibitions and other events see large numbers of foreign travelers stepping in Beijing all through the year. However, a business trip to Beijing can happen to be a culture clash exercise for many foreigner travelers primarily because of the fact that the language is hard to decipher for most English speakers. But when it comes to food, the city has a great number of western fast food chains along with numerous authentic Chinese restaurants and other Asian food joints. So if you make a thorough study and choose your favorite restaurant, you will not have much problem in finding and enjoying your favorite food during your business trip to Beijing. Some of the popular names include Da Dong, Haidilao, Black Sesame Kitchen and Crescent Moon Muslim Restaurant. Talking about accommodation, it is easy to find a good hotel with all the amenities and facilities that remind you of the comforts of home. Beijing has many well-known hotel chains and chic boutique hotels offering the best facilities to travelers. Some such hotels include Starwood Hotels with many chain or branches to choose from. The Shangi La Hotels is another good example with many branches in town. Hotel Cote Cour placed on a historic hutong is a lovely boutique hotel with only 14 rooms and traditional architecture. The Red Capital Club Residence and the Peninsula Beijing are other options. All these hotels provide good facilities and comforts for travelers on business trip to Beijing. Be it a leisure or a business trip, you cannot simply miss on a few places in the city which makes the city so special. Places like the Forbidden City, Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven, and the Tiananmen Square and the many more attractions, which makes Beijing so special cannot be missed during your trip to the city. All these places make Beijing a historic destination that is loved by one and all. And you simply cannot miss exploring them during your business trip to Beijing.
Feb 18, 2015 at 05:23 AM
Beijing municipality covers an area of about 17,000 km². It is divided into six urban or inner districts eight metropolitan or outer districts and two rural counties. Moreover, residents of Beijing measure the distance from anywhere in the city center by describing its location relative to concentric ring roads. It can be confusing for foreigners there first ring road at all. It is a purely imaginary line that includes the historic center of Beijing, ie, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen, the Gate of Heavenly Peace. The Second Ring Road confined to the limits of the city of 1949, while the urban expansion of Beijing is extending beyond the beltway No 6. A seventh Ring Road, officially known as the Outer Ring Road Great Beijing, total almost 1000 kilometers in length when (and if) construction was completed in 2017. Most of Beijing will be connected to its neighboring provinces. According to the last official census in 2010, there were about 92,000 foreign residents living in Beijing. Other sources, however, estimate the number of foreigners in Beijing at about 180,000 in 2011/2012, which is actually less than 1% of the population of the city.
Dec 07, 2014 at 12:36 PM
Located just outside the Fifth Ring Road to the northeast, about 18 miles (30 km) of each center, this large suburban district called shunyi has been developed as an area of villas to be high end. High-end villa compounds most popular are located in western Beijing airport highway along Jingshun road and Wenyu River. Shunyi District offers excellent living environment for families with children and people who prefer a lifestyle of leisure, outdoor space, and want to escape the pollution in Beijing. Expatriates can easily find amenities like restaurants, supermarkets, cafes, banks, grocery stores, pet shops, salons and flower markets. However, a car for daily transportation needs. Expats living in Xicheng usually work in financial street, which is home to multinational companies, particularly in the banking and insurance sectors. The expatriate residential market continues to take shape here, with only a limited selection of apartments and high-end apartments available, so rental rates relatively high. Of course, for sightseeing or for commuting to the office, has to move in Beijing. Due to the high rate of accidents and conditions often chaotic traffic in Beijing, driving yourself is not recommended in particular. Some companies even forbid their expatriate employees take the wheel while living in Beijing
Jan 26, 2015 at 10:13 AM
Highlights of imperial Beijing, including the Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace, with its landscaped gardens are in stark contrast to recent buildings of communist China, as the "Great Hall of the People" and the Mausoleum of President Mao. Several places of worship are reminders of ancient religious diversity of the city. While living in Beijing, you will find countless temples: mostly Buddhist, some Taoist, and dedicated to Confucianism. You can also visit the oldest Catholic church in Beijing and the largest mosque in the city. especially in autumn, when temperatures are moderate and the air is relatively clear (Tiangao Qishuang - 'the sky is high, the air is fresh, "as the Chinese say), life in Beijing is quite nice and you have the opportunity exploring this fascinating city. While traditional hútòng - narrow streets of Beijing with its courtyard homes - often have to make way for contemporary construction projects, the city still offers its expatriate and local residents a lot of Chinese cultural riches. When you live in Beijing, be sure to take time for sightseeing, beyond the compulsory Forbidden City and the Great Wall tours.
Mar 27, 2015 at 07:07 PM
Jan 01, 2015 at 04:04 AM
Beijing is huge city that is rapidly expanding. The city receives thousands of tourists every month. Be it summer or winter, tourists keep coming and exploring beautiful attractions in Beijing. However, there are few things to know about Beijing before you should head towards the city for your next vacation. There are definitely plenty of hotels in Beijing, which are classified into five categories including 5 star and 4 star hotels. Moreover, there are many 3 star, 2 star, as well as 1 star hotel in the city. Each of the luxury Beijing hotels provides rooms, along with dining and fitness facilities. These hotels also offer the necessary business services needed. The business hotels in Beijing are on par with the best in any other city in the world. In addition, another thing to know about Beijing is that there are large numbers of cheap and budget hostels that offer best budget accommodation in Beijing. However, it is advisable to check the hostel room before paying or choosing a dorm to stay in. Another issue that tourists might face in Beijing is regarding the language barrier. Since most of the places like hotels do have English speaking employees and many popular restaurants have an English menu it makes things easy for foreign tourists these days. Most hotels also present the tourists with a card with the address of the hotel, which you should keep safely and never lose. Carry this card whenever you go out for sightseeing and just show it to the taxi driver so that you can reach you’re your hotel safely. However, many of the major signboards on the streets in Beijing have signs mentioned in both Chinese and English language. Another thing to know about Beijing is regarding tipping practices followed in Beijing. Though tipping is not practiced in China in general, some hotels or organized tours might like you to pay a little. Taking about Travel Insurance for a trip to China it is advisable to purchase Travel Insurance while traveling to China irrespective of the fact that you are traveling independently or booking an organized tour. It is also advisable to buy insurance on your own at your home country as local tour operators in China usually don't buy travel insurance for you.
Jan 22, 2015 at 10:48 PM
Beijing experiences extreme seasonal variations. On one hand the temperature rises above 40 C during the peak of summer season while on the other hand it can dip down to -20 C during peak winters. Spring in Beijing is short and windy, while summers are hot as well as long. Autumn is cool and pleasant and best time to visit Beijing for tourists whereas the winters again are chilly and long. Overall, the duration between September and October, which is the brief autumn period is regarded as good time to make a trip to Beijing. Moreover, April to May-end, which is the short spring period, is also one of the best times to visit Beijing and enjoy a stay here. If you plan your visit during autumn, you can enjoy thoroughly because this is the all time favorite season and the best time to visit Beijing, full of sunshine. But this is also the peak tourist season so the city will be packed with tourists. Clothing for this season doesn’t need anything heavy as you can simply do away with long sleeve tops and shirts with thin coats. You would require heavy warm cloths if you plan to extend your stay beyond October. Likewise, if you schedule your trip to Beijing during spring you can easily do away with light clothing. However, carrying a jacket or sweater is a good idea as the temperature variation between day and night is sharp at times. Summer in Beijing is very hot. But there is lot of sudden rainfall during this season, which calls for carrying raincoats and umbrella. Winter days in Beijing are long and extend from November to March and are mostly dry. You will definitely need warm sweaters and thick furry coats to fight the chilly days in Beijing. Skiing and other winter sports can be enjoyed during this season. Be it any season, the locals in Beijing, especially the retired elderly ones love to sit and spend time together with their fellow people. They would play many games sitting under the warm sun in parks during winter. During summer they enjoy the morning walks and evening strolls with friends. It is nice to see such groups of cheerful people in Beijing.