Tag: Beijing Sightseeing

Beijing: Forbidden City and Jingshan Park

November 19, 20122 Comments

Beijing  Hotel Booking Problems We decided to stay a couple of extra nights in our Beijing accommodation, and tried to extend direct with the hotel.  It turned out, they wanted to increase the room rate significantly, we felt it was a bit of a scam aimed at foreign tourists.  They wanted to charge us a higher rate than […]

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China Trip: Beijing Summer Palace and Olympic Park

November 12, 20122 Comments

A trip to the Summer palace and Olympic Park is an easy do-it-yourself tour, there really is no need to pay a premium to take an organised excursion.   There is a subway line right to the park and the whole journey from the centre of Beijing (we were staying on the edge of the Forbidden […]

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