Category Archives: China

Holland to Hong Kong travel journal #12: Escaping the hot weather at the Temple of Heaven park

For my last day in Beijing, I was looking for something to do that wouldn’t make me feel like I was melting in the humid heat of the city. I also still needed to visit the Drum Tower, which was right around the corner from my hostel.

Continue reading Holland to Hong Kong travel journal #12: Escaping the hot weather at the Temple of Heaven park

Holland to Hong Kong travel journal #11: avoiding the crowds at the Great Wall and the Forbidden City

I woke up after my first night in Beijing, hoping that the morning would be less hot than the previous day. It was, but it wouldn’t stay that way for long.

Continue reading Holland to Hong Kong travel journal #11: avoiding the crowds at the Great Wall and the Forbidden City