DALIAN - delicious seafood, a sad seaside and a calligraphy lesson at McDonalds January 21st 2013 Another night in the train. We arrived in Dalian around 11am. Because of its nice seaside, good fish restaurants and a lot of green space in the city, Dalian is supposed to be the most liveable city in the whole of China.
Finding the hostel was easy because the city is not too big. The start was a little disappointing because even though we changed the dates for our stay in the hostel 2 days in ... read more
Asia » China » Liaoning » Dalian For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I am an architecture student from Germany and my love for traveling brought me recently for an exchange year to Chinas megacity Shanghai. Besides studying, traveling is the declared goal, to see as much as possible of this beautiful and incredibly huge country.
Actually this blog should also be kind of a diary for myself. I write it, to review my experiences and, from time to time, it might be more anecdotal and about the small things that happened, than about the big touristy highlights.
Although (or maybe because) China is in many respects kind of a antipode to Germany, I really enjoy my t... full info