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The Best Section of The Great Wall of China

I have yet to meet someone whose bucket list doesn’t include climbing the magnificent Great Wall of China, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It was built to ward off enemies. The photos you see of this architectural feat are stunning but when you are in there walking, climbing its brick-layered structure, […]

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11 Things To Do In Beijing

(A friend of mine and his family are going for a one-week trip to Beijing in late Spring this year and they asked me some recommendations on what to do and see in the city. I’m trying my best to recall the ones I recommended to the couchsurfers I had hosted. These places are not […]

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China Best Travel Photos – Part 1

My first trip abroad was in late 2002. My first destination was Beijing, China. Back then, Beijing was a bit of a chaos. It was The China in my mind: Chinese courtyard houses were still everywhere, waiting to be discovered; the morning rush hours meant people go to work in their bicycles; food stalls were […]

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The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

Sunrise at the Great Wall of China is one view that would forever be etched in my memory. The serenity from where I stood to take this pic is reflected in the rugged terrains of the landscape where the ancient wall is snaking through its way up, as if reaching to heaven’s azure. The arch […]

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Guilin: The Karst Mountains

Suzy is from Romania who has lived in Beijing for a couple of years and went to Guilin, the Southern part of China, to travel with her boyfriend this summer. She says, “Its the happiest travel of my life!” Well, with these vistas and a guy you love by your side, what else could you […]

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Philippines: EL NIDO

A friend of mine from Nueva York and who is currently in Beijing, Iris, flew to a paradise island called, El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines. She took this photo from her hotel balcony during sunset. When you get a perfect picture like this, youll conclude that shes not alone watching this fantastic panorama of […]

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The National Stadium

Colloquially, this grand structure is also called “BIRDS NEST.” It might resembles like that of a birds nest but for some locals in Beijing, it resembles like a toilet bowl. But, its a beauty at night, isnt it? In 2008 Summer Olympic Games, Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest human dominated this stadium. China’s own, Liu […]

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Kho Phi Phi and Other Islands

Bloggers note: A friend of mine will be backpacking soon to Southeast Asia. Hes gonna follow the trip I had around this time two years ago—starting from Thailand then to Cambodia and down to Vietnam. He asked me some tips and how I did. But, instead of telling him everything in words, I thought of […]

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Gloria Gaynor Concert

Yes, THE Gloria Gaynor we both know. If you dont know, u are just like me—-before. I danced to her music every time I heard it—for years, but, I really didnt know the voice behind the song, “I WILL SURVIVE.” Not, until I graduated from university when I had the awakening: how foolish of me […]

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2010 Great Wall Rave

Great Wall Beach Party is the most-awaited partay of Beijing hedonists. It’s the rave of the summer—and for five years, summer’s not complete without this party in Beijing! Or, to exaggerate, in China. Sadly, it’s my first time not to be around in this convention of everything fun: alcohol, dance, boys, girl, teasing, camwhoring, etc…. […]

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