Category Archives: Living in Beijing

Sleeping in China

Sleeping in China Sleeping in public in China – is a national sport.  Almost.  There are so many instances of it in any given city on any given day, that you will be hard pressed not to encounter it. Is … Continue reading

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Beijing Pollution – Not Getting Better

Greetings!   For all of you who need information on the weather and air quality in China and especially Beijing, here is an update – I was in Beijing this week – until earlier today.  Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Beijing Pollution – Again…

Beijing Pollution – A Hassle for All Beijing is a great city to visit and experience.  Having said that, the Beijing pollution can be really a problem – coming back from a business trip there, a couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Liulichang Beijing

Liulichang – Often Visited but Still Interesting Site in Beijing Liulichang is a well known place in Beijing – today it is a mixture of private and state owned stores.   However, even if you do not purchase anything, it … Continue reading

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Beijing – Winter Olympics 2022 – Incredible

 Something unexpected and really strange happened in the last couple of days – Beijing was selected as the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics Games!!! Isn’t that incredible…?  Why would I say that – well – very simple:  Beijing and … Continue reading

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Conde Nast Traveler: Strange Article on Visiting the Great Wall in China

Over the years I have read the Conde Nast Traveler magazine on a relatively regular basis.  Until recently, I also thought their articles are thought provoking and of good value to the experienced traveler.  All that until now – I just came … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year: Interesting Statistics to Help You Learn More About China

Well folks, the Chinese New Year celebrations are (almost) behind us.  In previous posting here I provided a brief view of the Year of the Goat, and some statistics associated with this huge holiday.  In today’s posting, I would like to … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Approaching Fast

Chinese New Year in 2015 falls on February 19th — and on that date we will go into the Year of the Goat.  I get the question very often – what year will be this year? The year of __? … Continue reading

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Beijing Pollution – Yet Again a Key Topic

It feels like I just finished writing about this a few minutes ago and here it is – yet another posting on the impact of pollution in Beijing.  This time it is on a very public event – the Beijing … Continue reading

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Beijing Pollution – Center Stage Again

I like traveling in China – it is a vast country with a long history, interesting places to see and learn about.  There are certainly also tons of places to see for their natural beauty.  Having said that – you … Continue reading

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