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Category: Qingdao

Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Qingdao, China.

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 […]

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Travel Report: St Michael’s Cathedral, Qingdao.

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 […]

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Travel Report: Number One Bathing Beach, Qingdao.

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 […]

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