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Taking the Beijing Subway Posted by on Jan 29, 2018

Taking the Beijing Subway

When it comes to getting around Beijing, you just can’t beat the subway. The traffic on the city’s busy streets can be horrendous, making traveling by bus or taxi painfully slow. Head underground and you’ll seriously cut the commute time. Just try to avoid the subway during rush hour if you can, as it can…

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Getting Around in Chinese Posted by on Mar 30, 2016

China is a massive country with equally massive cities. Trying to navigate your way around the Middle Kingdom and metropolises like Beijing and Shanghai can be quite intimidating – especially when you have to do it in Chinese! Anyone who has traveled to or lived in China can attest to the fact that English is…

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Beijing Transportation Posted by on Apr 24, 2014

Beijing is a massive city with millions of people. Learn how to get around this huge metropolis and learn a little Chinese language while you’re at it! 汽车 – qì chē car 地铁 – dì tiě subway 公共汽车 – gōng gòng qì chē bus 自行车 – zì xíng chē bicycle 三轮车 – sān lún chē…

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Culture Shock in China – Getting Around Posted by on Jul 27, 2013

When traveling to or living in a country that’s very far away and very different from your own, some culture shock is inevitable.  So far, we’ve discussed the culture shock in China related to eating and drinking.  Today, we’re going to talk about another everyday topic – getting around. When I first arrived in Beijing…

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Transportation in Beijing Posted by on Jun 30, 2013

Getting from point A to point B is a frustrating yet important part of our daily lives. Whether you’re going to class, work, the supermarket, or out with friends, you’re going to have to use some mode of transportation. Living in a massive city like Beijing, there are many forms of transportation available. To help…

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Santa Con IV Posted by on Dec 23, 2011

n its 4th year, Santa Con Beijing took China’s capital city by storm. From Christmas carols on the subway, to champagne in Wangfujing, to drunken revelry in Hou Hai, and then all the way to the bars of Sanlitun, it was an epic day full of holiday cheer(s) and spirit(s).

One Year of Videos (Top 10) Posted by on Jul 27, 2011

You know, they say time flies when you’re having fun. Well, the last year has gone by in a flash, and I’ve had tons of fun writing and producing videos for Transparent Chinese in that time. Throughout the past year, the blog has seen videos about many different aspects of life in China: festivals, traveling…

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