World in Books

A couple of years ago, I realized that I have read substantial amount of European/American literature but nothing from many countries. So, I have decided to read at least one book from each country in the world. Here is the list I started compiling. This list will in the end…

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The Summer Palace – My favourate place in Beijing

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For full Beijing itinerary suggestions, see this post. For tips on how to plan your trip to China, see this post The Summer Palace was, unexpectedly, one of the highlights of our visit to China. Compared to other world-renowned sites in and around Beijing, this one is less talked about,…

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The iconic Temple of Heaven: Locals’ beloved place to exercise

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For full Beijing itinerary suggestions, see this post. For tips on how to plan your trip to China, see this post   I had heard a lot about the park around the temple, which is famous for the morning routines of dancing, martial arts, music. Locals come here during early mornings, more…

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