Category: China

25 Jun

Day 5: Visiting the Great Wall of China in Badaling, China

Probably one of the most important tourist attraction in China that every tourist keeps in their list is the Great Wall of China. It is also part of the 7 new wonders of the world list. It is also said to be the only man made structure that is visible from the outer space! So […]

24 Jun

Day 4: To the Temple of Heaven and the high speed train run in Beijing, China

We woke up to another cloudy day here in Beijing. Thankfully, once again, it wasn’t raining. I could see that there was a forecast of rain in the afternoon. Given that, I decided to plan my day accordingly. After having our breakfast at the hotel, we started off to visit the “Temple of Heaven”. We […]

23 Jun

Day 3: Entering the “Forbidden City” in Beijing, China

We woke up to a cloudy morning here in Bejing. Thankfully, the weather had cleared up. It was no longer raining even though it was still cloudy. Given this let up in the weather, we decided to visit the Tiananmen square and the Imperial Palace. Both these places are right next to each other. Also, […]

22 Jun

Day 2: Seeing the Giant Panda at the Beijing zoo, China

Panda at Bejing Zoo

After the tiring day yesterday, we woke up late and decided to head out to explore the city. Looking out through the hotel room window, we realized that it would be a rainy day here in Beijing. So we decided to explore the city on our own today. Given the weather, we decide do first […]

21 Jun

Day 1: Transit through Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia enroute China

Waking up early in the morning, I knew the longest day in the northern hemisphere was indeed going to be one for me. Today, we are to fly to Beijing, China, transiting through the AirAsia hub of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. First, let me provide a bit of background of the planning for this trip. As […]