Archive for September, 2010
One day tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Tea House
Organising a group of 19 people is not easy. But when you have a fantastic tour guide like we did, life becomes so much simpler, and the day goes smoothly with no problems. Hereunder is my review of our one day tour of Beijing.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivities in China. According to Chinese lunar calendar, the 15th day of the 8th month is the exact midst of autumn, so it’s called the Mid-Autumn Festival.
First time in Beijing? Let us give you some tips to help avoid the classic China-Rookie mistakes.
If you stay in China or get along with Chinese people for some time, you might notice that Chinese people tend to be extremely shy in social life. The shyness of Chinese people is actually resulted from traditional Chinese culture and education. Most often these shyness just show the kindness of Chinese.
According to the studies on Qing Dynasty archieves, the emperor’s routine life was very clocklike. Except significant national ceremonies, the general scenario is as follows:
The newly-opened China World Tower III dwarfs its surroundings in the Central Business District (CBD) of Beijing. The tower, one part of the third phase of the China World Trade Center, went into operation on Aug.16, 2010. Standing at 330 meters, the skyscraper is now the tallest building and a new landmark of the capital city.