Archive: November 2012 » Worldly Traveler's Guide

Day 2: Summer Palace and Yuanmingyuan Park plus Back Lake

Honestly, our biggest interest for this Beijing trip was the Great Wall. Definitely not Badaling which everyone says that it's just boring stairs after stairs. Even though it's not peak season and it's probably a lot easier to get to Badaling, we wanted to check out something cooler like Jiankou, Simatai or Mutianyu Great Wall. The more busted, the better! Since these Great Walls are situated very far from the city, our research on how to get there via public transportation didn't go that well as we expected after visiting Temple of Heaven on the first day. As a result, we decided to hold it off and continue...

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Day 1: Temple of Heaven — The Magnificent Combination of Religious Buildings and Landscape

After one-night sleep on the normal fast train T110, the first day of our Beijing trip started at 9:30 am on Nov 5, 2012 when we arrived at Beijing Railway Station. We heard that it was snowing the night before in Beijing. How nice to see some snow since Shanghai barely barely snows! It turned out to be a sunny day. No complaints. There was still some accumulation of snow here and there though. How did we feel? COLD! Snow from the night before outside of Beijing Railway Station Headed directly to Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel and checked in. What's the plan for the rest of the day then? We climbed...

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4-day Itinerary in Beijing

Well, I hate to say this but as a Chinese, I hadn't been to the capital of my country until this November, not even for any business trips when I was at my previous job which required a lot of traveling. Yeah, I know! Shame on me! You know sometimes there are some places really close to you and everyone else goes there but because they are close and really easy to get to, you feel like sooner or later you will get the chance to visit, and you never do? Right? OK... I am finding excuses for myself here. I will stop! :-P Anyways, Han wanted to check out the Great Wall, so we decided to take care...

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Welcome to Worldly Travelers Guide: Why We Want You To Travel With Us

Do you like travel? For this simple question, we believe that no one is going to say no. Why? Because we all are fond of gaining new experience, seeing new places, meeting new people in order to make our life fruitful and refresh our memories with new stories. Most of the time, however, we might not deem it to be the reason of traveling because we have a much simpler and better reason - to RELAX and HAVE FUN! At Worldly Travelers Guide, we are all about traveling freely, getting lots of rest and having great fun! We want to take you to travel with us together by sharing our stories starting...

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