Hutongs Of Beijing


“A square foot of property in Beijing costs 54,000 Yuan” Kathy said. That is about £6500. The average size of an apartment is 100 square feet and a young couples would struggle most of their life to pay the mortgage     Not everybody in Beijing is keen to live in high-rise apartment blocks. Many…

Beijing – Beaming Down & Settling In


I flew to Beijing with Etihad on an 18-day Ancient China Tour arranged by Wendy Wu. It was my first visit to China, first flight with Etihad and the first tour with Wendy Wu.     The Chinese visa application form is the most complicated such document I have ever encountered and an absurd amount…