These are great books of travel stories written by “Laowai” who had much experience with China and Chinese people.
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New York-based writer and photographer Jennifer Pinkowski’s photo takes us to Beijing, where she went in 2007, and to the ancient neighborhoods first established under Kublai Khan. The color of the pinwheels contrasts with the subject matter – these are public bathrooms, whose smell Jennifer hasn’t forgotten.
Chinese public toilets can be unpleasant, head for one of Beijing’s many McDonalds for an upmarket hotel if it’s convenient.
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Recently, strawberry plantations in Beijing multiply year by year. It grows all over the four directions in the suburbs. Visitors can go to pick strawberries both for fresh taste and a fun experience.
Accessibility is not standardized in the hotel industry and can be easily interpreted in different ways by hotel employees. Rather than look for ‘wheelchair friendly’ hotels in the forums and websites, have your criteria and needs ready and deal with the hotel directly. Often hotel websites will show that they have accessible rooms, but their definitions may differ widely and they may not be designed to meet your needs. At this point, you call directly.
Beijing family travel is chock full of fun things to do with the kids. Climbing the Great Wall and tobogganing down, watching an acrobatic or Kung Fu show, and having a rickshaw ride through the hutongs are some of the best family activities to enjoy in Beijing.
Suggestions for your Beijing itinerary after you’ve done with the highlights, like the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace…etc.
BeijingHoliday Customers’ Favorite Travel Experiences and Reviews in Beijing.
“I want to thank you for arranging our travels within Beijing. Everything came together without a hitch and Lyan and I had a most wonderful time in China. Now what can I say about Beijing except wow! We witnessed some of the most amazing sights and performances, indeed too numerous to list. But the coolese place in my mind is Nanluoguxiang, which is the highlight of our trip, and leaves me more wow!”