Beijing , the capital of China, is the second largest city in the country , home to many historical buildings and sites. Beijing has 14 districts but only four a located centrally, within the Ring Road Two. The city has “ring roads” which go around the metropolis, staying true to […]

Cheap Hotels in Beijing

During the China 2.0 Tour, our blogger gaggle took the “soft sleeper” overnight train from Beijing to Shanghai, China. We left at about 7:30 pm at night from Beijing and arrived Shanghai at 7 am. In China, perfect strangers share four-person compartments (both men and women together) but we re-jiggered […]

Video: the Beijing to Shanghai overnight train

After a long flight to Beijing for the China 2.0 Tour, I went with a group of our “old China hands” to find a foot massage/reflexology place as a way to attack everyone’s jet lag. We ended up in a three-story foot emporium, a chain business in China, called Liangzi. […]

Happy feet in Beijing