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Hostel Information - Mainly focused on China but good all around hostelling info none-the-less

USA | Saturday, 13 Jun 2009 | Views [985]

Book it in advance – via email or phone (they fill up quickly) China approximately - $3 for a shared dorm room (4 or 6 beds) and $22 for a single; $20 for a double. Ask hostels for all your information: o    They will translate everything into Chinese ... Read more >

Tags: china, gulin, hangzhou, hostel, hostelling, hostels, li river, travel, xingping, yangshuo


China unabashed…

USA | Friday, 29 May 2009 | Views [774]

So I realize there are a lot of things I want to say about china and my experience there that I’m not for fear of offending someone… but what good does it do to hold my tongue? It doesn’t benefit myself. It doesn’t benefit others who are thinking of traveling ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, prejudice, travel


China - Haggling (with an adjunct on eating for cheap and the 2 MUSTS to bring to China)

USA | Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | Views [827] | Video

OK so the secret to haggling is – you can’t want it. If you don’t want it, you hold all the cards. The best deals I got were when I didn’t give a flying F if they sold it to me or not. Here are some examples: I walked into a scroll shop on HaFeng ... Read more >

Tags: china, eating for cheap, food, friends, hafeng, haggling, hangzhou, scorpion eating, travel, yangshuo


China - A retrospective

USA | Monday, 25 May 2009 | Views [614]

Written 5/8/09 It’s been 3 weeks today since I returned from China and already so much has changed. My entire consciousness shifted during the 5 weeks I was there and I realize now that I’ve returned a different person. My initial reactions ... Read more >

Tags: china, comfort level, friends, home, perspective, retrospective, taxis, travel



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