Category Archives: Beijing

Transportation Options from Hong Kong International Airport

Train. Airport Express is the easiest, fastest and least expensive form of transportation from Hong Kong International Airport to Central in Hong Kong with a stop in Kowloon. Trains depart at about 10-minute intervals from 05:54 to 23:28 and approximately 12-minute

Air China Airbus A330-300 Business Class Beijing to Hong Kong

We are constantly being asked by other travelers how we can afford to travel so frequently and an important part of this equation is maximizing airline and hotel miles. For example, United Airlines miles took care of one-way Business Class

The Easy to Use Metro/Subway in Beijing

Beijing’s subway system is simple, fast, clean and efficient. If we two technologically handicapped people can master it, so can you. The Subway or Metro fare is 2 Yuan (32 cents USD) per ride with unlimited transfers (the Airport Express

Sheila’s Favorite Discount Shopping Malls in Beijing – Silk Market

If I had to pick just one place, it would probably be the Silk Market which was once an outdoor market called Silk Street. Silk Market is another modern five-story building loaded to the max with everything sold in Yashow and

Sheila’s Favorite Discount Shopping Malls in Beijing

My three go-to shopping malls for cheap anything in Beijing are: Hong Qiao Pearl Market, Yashow (Yashu) in the Sanlitun area, and Silk Market, in that order and all easily accessed by subway. Hong Qiao Pearl Market. Take Subway Line

Scrumptious Breakfasts at the JW Marriott Chaoyang Beijing

I don’t know about you but I think a stay in an Asian  first class hotel is all about the stupendous buffet breakfasts. It goes without saying that rooms will be wonderful but no one puts out a spread like the