Tag: things to see and do Nanjing

Travel Report: The Jumeirah Hotel – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. If you’ve got some serious cash to splash in Nanjing and are having trouble getting rid of it all, why not consider a stay at The Jumeirah Hotel? Located in one of the stunning twin towers of Nanjing International Youth Culture Centre, there are 212 luxurious suites spread out between the 41stand 67th floors. […]

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Travel Report: The Nanjing Eye, China.

October 2018. There’s some really impressive architecture to be found all around Nanjing’s Olympic Park. This stylish steel pedestrian and cycle bridge connects the Youth Olympic Sports Park and Jiangxinzhou Forest Park. It’s free to cross and on a day like this there are fine views out across the Yangtze River and the Olympic zone […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park, China.

October 2018. It would be easy to come to Nanjing and miss the city’s quiet Olympic district altogether. It doesn’t show up on any must-see lists and there are no major historical sites. But as it happened Jaylin and I were staying in the Expo Center Hotel and had the entire Olympic zone right on […]

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Travel Report: Xiaoling Tomb of the Ming Dynasty – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. A number of Nanjing’s most historical sites can be found within the mountainous grounds of Zhongshan National Park. Having already conquered the three hundred and ninety two step glory of Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum, Jaylin and I set off on a half an hour walk through the park forest to check out another of […]

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Travel Report: Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. It’s funny how us westerners know all about Chairman Mao but it when comes to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen most folk have never even heard of him, let alone able to reel off a few facts from his hugely important contribution to Chinese history. Fondly tagged The Father Of The Nation, Sun Yat-Sen was China’s […]

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Travel Report: Libraire Avant-Garde – Nanjing, China.

October 2018. I was absolutely drained after my manic morning at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial. Battling the queues had been physically exhausting, while the horrific story told within the museum itself had been no less mentally taxing. Now I was in desperate need of some chill time, if such a thing was possible during China’s Golden […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Massacre Memorial China, Part II.

Want to get the full story? Go right back to the beginning with my article: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week Part I October 2018. It felt a bit like coming up for air after a long period trapped underwater as I exited Nanjing Massacre Memorial’s museum interior into Peace […]

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Travel Report: Nanjing Massacre Memorial China, Part I

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! October 2018. In the summer of 1937 China and Japan became embroiled in a military conflict that would eventually become known as The Second Sino-Japanese War. What had started out as local disputes soon turned very ugly […]

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Travel Report: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week Part II

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! Want to get the full context of this story? Start with: How To Get Into Nanjing Massacre Memorial During China’s Golden Week (Part I). October 2018. I’d been queuing for about an hour and a half by the time I […]

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