Tag Archives for " Leisure "

Transport In Beijing

In the past couple of years Beijing’s transportation infrastructure has expanded significantly. Among the many remodelling and architecture projects in Beijing in preparation for the Olympics, the Chinese government invested heavily in the transportation systems. If you are travelling to many destinations it is highly recommended you use the smartkart (Yikatong), which is a refillable […]

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Visa Matters

It’s easy to fall in love with China during just a short visit. Many people, following their internships in China, choose to take their new found knowledge and experience to the next step, which is applying for fulltime work in China. An internship through ImmerQi is bound to lead you towards finding yourself a career, […]

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The North Korean Great Wall

A short climb and a glimpse into a closed off nation. We started our trip at Shenyang North train station at 7.30 AM. We thought it would only take us 2 hours to get there….typically it was 4 hours later and we arrived in Dandong. We were welcomed by a big statue of Chairman Mao. […]

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Beijing Art

Art in China varied throughout its ancient history, divided into periods by the ruling dynasties of China and changing technology. Different forms of art have been influenced by great philosophers, teachers, religious figures and even political leaders. During the Cultural Revolution in 1966 with the concept of Four Olds (old ideas, old culture, old customs, […]

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Chinese Music

China’s vast arrangements of music open up a new world of sounds to foreigners. The music of China dates back to the dawn of Chinese civilization. It gained its existence from the Central Asia region. Chinese vocal music is sung in solo with a non-resonant voice, accompanied with solo instruments or with a bowed stringed […]

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Shopping In China

If you are coming to China you can bring just an empty suitcase (if that at all!). China is definitely the best place for shopping.You can buy anything you want without spending all your money. The key to this is the art of bargaining. China is an outdoor society where people obviously like interpersonal interactions […]

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Nightlife In Beijing

Nightlife was unknown to many people in Beijing 20 years ago, and the word wasn’t even used. But nowadays it is very common, especially for young people, to extend their evening after dinner time and to go out to bars, nightclubs or Karaoke. Compared to foreigners, Chinese people are more conservative. Most of them, relatively […]

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How To Prepare For China, After You’ve Packed

Before coming to China, it is important to have an idea of what to expect and how to prepare for the trip. There are obvious aspects such as, bringing clothes that will fit the weather in the city, however, there are somethings which might not be as obvious, and can only be learnt from experience. […]

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It’s Chinese Christmas!

The holidays often bring up fond memories, thus when Christmas roles around while living in China it can be difficult. There are a few things to understand about Christmas in China and some pointers on how to create the best experience you can. As commercialized as Christmas has become around the world, it is nothing […]

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