August 2009. Qingdao is a beautiful city that consistently pops up in online articles ranking China’s Most Liveable Cities. Seductively perched on the east coast, Qingdao offers decent beaches and is the gateway to several handsome mountains. Moreover, Signal Hill Park (Xinhao Shan) is one of ten major hill parks in and around Qingdao. The park houses […]Read More
August 2009. Architecturally speaking the Chinese city of Qingdao is quite unique thanks to its tumultuous history of German occupation in the late 1890s. I guess being invaded and colonised by the Germans wasn’t much fun. Nevertheless, the whole chapter did at least leave the city with cobbled streets, European style squares and a smattering […]Read More
August, 2009. I’ll never forget my first beach experience in China way back in the summer of 2009. S and I were in the midst of an extensive tour around Shandong Province. Of all the places we saw, there was something particularly charming about the coastal city of Qingdao. It was perfect beach weather during […]Read More
August 2009. I remember reading about Lennon Bar before S and I even arrived in Qingdao on our great China trip in the summer of 2009. I think it may have been Lonely Planet that tipped me off to the city’s Beatles themed bar. After all, the joint had its own in-house band treating customers […]Read More
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