International Travels, China

Beijing Memoirs 3: Expenses For A Private Tour For Two

By far, the Beijing trip in March 2016 was the most laid-back, hassle-free international travel Mary and I have ever had. There were no getting lost or scammed the entire time we journeyed back to 3,000 BC. We intended the trip to be exactly that way - relaxed, and a real vacation. We are true-blooded… Continue reading Beijing Memoirs 3: Expenses For A Private Tour For Two

International Travels, China

Beijing Memoirs 1: Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple and Beijing Zoo

Exploring Beijing is like traveling back in time to about 3000 BC. The temples and other infrastructures were preserved, and others, beautifully remade you wouldn't know the difference. True, it is difficult to communicate in English when you're just walking the street and asking for directions. It is also quite amusing to buy something from… Continue reading Beijing Memoirs 1: Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple and Beijing Zoo