Last day of our second trip to China This whole day was dedicated for shopping in the Silk Market. I bought hand bags, clothing, jewelries, glasses, scarfs and some gifts for my family. We came back in the evening to our hostel. We slept about 2 hours and then took a taxi to the airport...Read More
Category Archives: Bejing
Beijing: Too Excited to Sleep After the Long Flight
Second trip to China We arrived at Beijing Downtown Backpackers Youth Hostel. This lovely hostel is located in a charming ‘hutung’. The cost is quite cheap for Beijing- 170 yuan for a double room including breakfast. the staff speak English and free wifi available. The hostel is located 15 minute walk from sub way station...Read More
Shopping in Beijing: Best Tips
The Silk Market and the Pearl Market are the most popular places for shopping in Beijing. In the markets you can find high-quality fakes of big-name brands. You can find everything-souvenirs, bags, clothing, jewelries, watches, glasses, electronics, toys, shoes and more. You have to bargain for each and every item. Usually the seller tells you...Read More
Beijing: Visiting the Great Wall and More Best Activities!
We took an early flight to our last destination for this trip- Beijing. We stayed at Happy Dragon Courtyard Hostel, which was comfortable and in a nice location near the subway, but a bit expensive- we paid 350 yuan per person for a double room. Our rating for Happy Dragon Courtyard Hostel is 8 out...Read More