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Beijing Itinerary – Best of Beijing

During our trip to Beijing, we visited some of Beijing’s most magnificent and iconic places. Beijing being the capital city where emperors and imperial families resided for the past 600 years, it is no surprise that everything in Beijing is grand and lavish.  Some of the attractions are so huge and involve lots of walking; we could only visit 2 attractions daily before calling it a day.  Here is our itinerary for Beijing.    Continue reading

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Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel @ Beijing, China

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We stayed in Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel in Beijing for one night because I am fascinated by the historical “Siheyuan” (四合院) or quandragle architecture – meaning that the complex consists of 4 buildings with 1 courtyard, and also to experience the old Bejinger’s way of life in the hutong.   The quiet hutong is away from the noisy main street yet close enough to a supermarket nearby.  The nearest MTR station is the Dongsi station that’s a 10-15 minutes walk away. Continue reading

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