Monthly Archives: April 2014

Shanghai. The Peoples Square. The Old Town and Hostel

Still recovering from a virus that had started in Kuala Lumpur we realized that if we just spent our time around the hostel we would not get to see Shanghai. So today we ventured out to downtown Shanghai by the … Continue reading

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Riverside Hostel Guilin

We chose to stay at The Riverside Hostel, Guilin which is situated in a quiet side street and is on the banks of The Peach Blossom River. The hostel has a lot of character and charm for travellers, not like … Continue reading

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Wangfu Pedestrian Mall Beijing

The Wangfu area, Wangfujing is considered as the central heart of Beijing City. It is the first modern-style commercial street in Beijing, about 800 meters long and on two sides of it standing many stores and malls. A walk from … Continue reading

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Tiananmen Square

Tuesday morning, about 9am we walked to Tiananmen Square which is only ten minutes from the King’s Joy Hotel. We thought we would get there before the tourist hordes and get some photos of the Square whilst it was relatively empty. … Continue reading

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The Bund Shanghai

The Bund in Shanghai is an area that stretches one mile along the bank of the Huangpu River. It has fantastic views of the city skyscrapers and towers on the opposite bank. The river itself is busy with cargo boats … Continue reading

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