For many Beijing, aka Peking, is a juggernaut, a vast metropolis in which it is easy to get lost. And that is not just because of the dense blanket of smog, under which the city disappears at day, night and whatever the season, if you trust the international television. Here are 10 reasons why Beijing is worth a trip.
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Taking a taxi is pretty easy. But also in cities where you have no idea where you are? In countries where you probably don’t speak the language? Let’s say in Beijing, China. I’ve already told you here how weird and funny the situation can be when you are all alone in a Beijing taxi for the first time. For your first Chinese taxi ride, I come up with the 20 ultimate tips for taking a taxi in Beijing or elsewhere in China.
Cooking is no more only Mom and Grandmas task. Today, it’s totally en vogue and has never been as easy as today. Thanks to tons of websites where users share their passion, you will never ever have to ask your grandmother for a recipe again.
Also, you do not spend hours running from one supermarket to another for ingredients. No, today you can even buy rationed packages including detailed cooking instructions.
And there is also that next big thing: cooking classes for everyone. Even for people, who previously could not even make a pancake. Just like me. So where did I go for cooking classes? To China.
Taking a taxi in foreign countries is childishly simple. Except in those whose languages one does not know at all. In China, for example. Or in Pakistan. Or in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. But let’s focus on China.