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Eli, Chuchem, aussiebochur, world2see, chucksterace


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 #300 on: January 08, 2018, 12:58:16 AM »
No worries. I hope to be proven wrong and will happily shlep back the frozen meals if Dini's is open and delicious! Report to follow, B'N.

Dini's is good food and the Rabbi and Rebbetzin are really nice!
If you're so inclined, you can go for shachris and have breakfast there afterwards


Food there is very good

We ate our delicious sandwiches from Dinis restaurant and toured the square....

At 8 pm we took a cab to Dinis restaurant were we had a delicious supper. Its in a tent outside the chabad house in Beijing. Very nice and delicious food. We got back to the hotel at 11 pm and each took a massage by a place across the street open till late. Nice place, they had a man doing it for me.

after a full day of touring we headed to the chabad restaurant,dini's,which currently was under construction and was based out of the chabad house,pretty much an open grill each night we were there,good food and very nice people! each night we were there,we ordered food for lunch the next day so that was really helpful.     
we headed to dinis for a delicious supper. at night the chabad rabbi sent over their household help to babysit our daughter as me we spent the night exploring
from there we had another great dinner at dinis followed by massages across from the hotel. 
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #301 on: January 08, 2018, 08:43:46 AM »
Great! @DTM, Can you tell us more about your meals at Dini's?
We'll be staying at the Fairmont soon, and they said they contacted Dini's and Dini's said they couldn't provide breakfast.
We made arrangements directly, rather than through the hotel, and our hotel was sufficiently close by that the delivery man came via bicycle. I met him in the lobby. My wife and I called and spoke with Rebitzen Dini from home in advance (using Google Voice App) and then picked up on WeChat. The food was good. The Shabbos meals were excellent; weekday dinners were fine, maybe like Yun Kee or Wok Tov in NY. We were there in May 2017.
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #302 on: January 08, 2018, 03:12:18 PM »


...and:

The Chinese dishes at Dini's Kosher Restaurant in PEK are phenomenal--may be the best I've ever had.
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #303 on: February 13, 2018, 02:07:39 PM »
"China on Thursday extended its visa-free period for people transiting through Beijing to 144 hours"
that's 6 days for visa-free transit
So that means if I travel to China for 4 days only I do not need any Visa?
"Credit Cards delaying arguments for 30 Days"

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #304 on: February 13, 2018, 02:58:50 PM »
So that means if I travel to China for 4 days only I do not need any Visa?
Depends. There are restrictions on who and how can use the transit. If you travel from country A to Beijing and have an onward ticket to country B with a US passport then you are good to go. Let' say you fly from Denver to Beijing, spend 4 days there and then continue from Beijing to Seoul, then you can use this visa-free transit.

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #305 on: February 13, 2018, 02:59:53 PM »
So that means if I travel to China for 4 days only I do not need any Visa?
Of your returning to where you came from you always need a visa. You don't need one if you're stopping in China and continuing on to another country.

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #306 on: February 13, 2018, 03:00:54 PM »
Depends. There are restrictions on who and how can use the transit. If you travel from country A to Beijing and have an onward ticket to country B with a US passport then you are good to go. Let' say you fly from Denver to Beijing, spend 4 days there and then continue from Beijing to Seoul, then you can use this visa-free transit.
Jfk to can for 4 days and return
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #307 on: February 13, 2018, 04:29:00 PM »
Jfk to can for 4 days and return
it's not going to work

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #308 on: July 12, 2018, 10:03:54 PM »
Can anyone recommend a good driver and a tour guide?

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #309 on: July 13, 2018, 12:38:30 AM »
Can anyone recommend a good driver and a tour guide?
The tour company I used was great! Contact them. See my TR for details.