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Beaches Near Beijing

  Beijing is not near the ocean, but to get to the beaches from the capital for a weekend is not too difficult. Beijingers get there by car or by fast t...
In the Teahouse shop

Visit a Teahouse in Beijing

  China, like Japan and Nepal, has a tradition of teahouses. Teahouses are venues where you not only drink tea, but you can also relax and enjoy shows....
The Tower

Off the Beaten Path in Beijing

Beijing is much more than the Forbidden City the Great Wall. It offers a lot of well-hidden spots to have a look at if you decide to turn off the beaten path, a...
A Hotel Desk in the Istanbul Airport

10 Hours in Transit in Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines connects Europe with Asia, so for this flight to Europe, I chose to fly with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul. The flight was not the shortest, bu...