Beijing Curiosities (Part 2)

Here’s the 2nd part of the Curiosities from Beijing. The first post was a success (got loads of visitors), so I’ll surely keep posting them during the Olympics.

Package: in Beijing if you want to carry your good when you leave a supermarket you must pay for your plastic bags. Can you believe that? At book stores the same happens. So, if you’re not willing to have the extra costs you have to carry your products as shown in the picture below: (more…)

Beijing Curiosities (Part 1)

Forbbiden what?

‘Beijing Curiosities’ is the first post of many to come. Since it’s Olympic times, I’ll post every now and then curious facts of China, Beijing to be more specific. Here are 3 very curious (to say the least) fact: (more…)

Beijing 2008 Censored?

We are less than a week from the Olympics and we still talk about lots of issues not regarding sports! Can you believe that? There’s the air polution, the Tibet thing, and censorship! Read the following excerpt from a news agency: (more…)