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Thing to do:
 - wall at mutinyahu
 - Ming vase company (or silk or other companies...)
-summer palace
-forbidden city
-tain'anmen square
-silk/pearl/ yaxiu antique markets
-Panda zoo
-Drum tower, nightly acrobatic shows,
Kong fu show,
Back lake,
Hutong area?
-Olympic park (birds nest, cube) ,
-Chairman Mao?

Only place to eat:
dinis restaurant -( chabad)
(www.kosherbeijing.com)

Places to stay;
St Regis (downtown chabad) with bowling! And Massage across the street .
Westin (chaoyang)-near chabad,
Rosemary
Shrangila, trade west town

Get around:
-car service +8613051258776
(They are unofficial but good service and prices.)
-yellowcar John <johnyellowcar@hotmail.com>
( The price will be around 1000 rmb for everything (gas,toll,parking) except ticket and food.
reocmmendtions from : www.tripadvisor.com  )

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: April 07, 2015, 05:06:42 PM »
Very interesting. Seems like the 10 year chinese visa is valid on an expired passport once issued before it expired.



Correct. What good would a ten year visa be on a passport that more than likely expires well before the?
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« Reply #91 on: April 07, 2015, 09:32:26 PM »
For my return flight home is it worth staying near the Airport the night before or how long would it take to get from Beijing city to the airport?
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: April 07, 2015, 09:36:33 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: April 07, 2015, 10:33:08 PM »
Didnt know this. Why can't they use Google?
Because they do not know how to use a VPN. 99% of Google products are blocked in China along with Facebook, Twitter, porn etc. You need to use a vpn to get around it.
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« Reply #94 on: April 07, 2015, 10:38:32 PM »
Because they do not know how to use a VPN. 99% of Google products are blocked in China along with Facebook, Twitter, porn etc. You need to use a vpn to get around it.

Any suggesstions?
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: April 07, 2015, 10:42:09 PM »
Any suggesstions?
Astril VPN is good. But if you are just going for a few days, find one online with a free trial. You can find ones with even a 30 day free trial.
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« Reply #96 on: April 07, 2015, 10:56:54 PM »
Astril VPN is good. But if you are just going for a few days, find one online with a free trial. You can find ones with even a 30 day free trial.

Sounds good. Any suggestions about my post above?
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« Reply #97 on: April 07, 2015, 11:22:40 PM »
For my return flight home is it worth staying near the Airport the night before or how long would it take to get from Beijing city to the airport?
I dont know. It depends on what time your flight is. Ask the Chabad there how long it takes.
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« Reply #98 on: April 20, 2015, 12:27:29 AM »
How many days do I need to do PEK properly?
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« Reply #99 on: April 21, 2015, 04:00:05 AM »
How many days do I need to do PEK properly?
3-4 if you plan well. The
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« Reply #100 on: April 21, 2015, 08:49:08 AM »
Thanks. Aside from great Wall, what would you say top 3 things are?
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: April 21, 2015, 09:17:35 AM »
Thanks. Aside from great Wall, what would you say top 3 things are?

Tienanmen Square/Forbidden City

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« Reply #102 on: April 21, 2015, 10:16:04 AM »
Thanks. Aside from great Wall, what would you say top 3 things are?
Some Jewish history as well.
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #103 on: April 27, 2015, 12:31:24 PM »
Trip Report written. Uploading photos. Will post the report on my flight home from DCA.

On the plane to DCA now. Same plane turn around.

Update: Posted early. http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51455
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: May 01, 2015, 12:38:13 AM »
Looking into some hotels, which would you suggest? W, St Regis, or Fairmont? Anyone have good experience with a driver to go to the Great Wall? TIA