Bookshops are a traveler’s best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they’re a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the bookshop is the place to go for literrary replenishment.
Archive for November, 2010
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Appropriate Clothing when Touring in Beijing
As the yuletide season fast approaches, people start planning their vacation trips and holidays thinking of different ideas on where and how to spend Christmas. As usual Christmas around the world is almost the same but if you want to have an unforgettable December filled with some oriental feeling, forget about the worries of the past, pack your bags and come and experience a unique Christmas celebration touring China and its many beautiful cities.
What can you expect of the opening ceremony of the Guangzhou Asian Games after the stunning visual extravaganza presented by Beijing Olympics organizers two years ago?
Chinese traditional Peking Opera and acupuncture have been included in the candidates list of this year’s “Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity,” the U. N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced on Wednesday.
“Singles’ Day” is special in China. It falls on Nov. 11. As the name suggests, it is exclusively for single people. They celebrate it for being free and unattached. The following are recommended places to visit and activities held on the day.
At the northeast of the Temple of Heaven lies a well-known pearl market. Every day it attracts a great many people from home and abroad. Recently I paid a visit there, and was greatly impressed with Fanghua Pearl and Jewel, the largest shop in the market. If you want to find a beautiful natural pearl necklace, and give yourself a more elegant and nobler look, don’t miss this shop.
The selection result of “2010 China’s leisure cities” was issued on Nov. 2, and Hangzhou leads other nine cities that were selected as “2010 China’s best leisure cities.”
Not everyone is lucky enough to have family in nearby proximity on Christmas, so making your 2010 Christmas dinner in Beijing count is essential. This Christmas Eve promises to be filled with food and holiday cheer with a range of options to suit your dietary cravings, style and budget.