by Toffler



Monthly Archives / October 2007

Beijing Subway

October 23, 2007 | Knowledge and Experiences, Uncategorized | by TofflerN

Over the October National Day holiday, the Beijing Subway Line No. 5 opened. Now you can travel directly from Dongdan or Chongwenmen to Yonghegong (Lama Temple) without changing subway lines. And even better, they lowered the price! Now you can travel more places for less money! When does that ever happen–more for less money? I […]

China’s Ethnic Minorities

October 20, 2007 | Tourism | by TofflerN

While China is predominantly populated by Han Chinese (90-93%) the country does have 55–56 officially recognized minority groups as well as a few very small unrecognized groups. Most of the Minorities have settled in southern China, namely Yunnan province, which alone has over 26 groups of ethnic Minorities making it the most ethnically diverse province […]

Planning a Round the World Trip

October 17, 2007 | Tourism, Traveling | by TofflerN

My apologies for my absence from blogging recently. Any spare moment I’ve had on the internet has been devoted to planning my trip around the world, which will commence when I leave Shanghai on November 18th and end when I return to Shanghai on February 18th. Planning a RTW trip has proved far more difficult […]