Paper Republic China Train Train ticket fare in China varies according to the different classes available currently as follows: • First Class Seat – These are only available on the D (Electric Multiple Unit), G (Chinese Railway High-Speed), and C (intercity High-speed) trains. The seats are roomy and comfortable and are set four in a row. • Second Class Seat – These are also available on the D, G, and C trains. • VIP Seat – These are only available on the G trains and some D trains. • Business Class Seat – These are only available on the G and some D trains. Both the super class and business class fares are the most expensive but the former is cheaper than the latter. • Luxury Soft Sleeper – This is the top level sleeper and the most expensive. • Hard Sleeper - Hard sleeper is generally less comfortable than the soft sleeper. The conductor will collect the sleeper ticket on board in exchange for a card, which will then be exchange back to the ticket upon arriving at your destination. 1. 2. 3. 4.
Jeonju Hanok Village (Hanok Maeul) | Kimchimari Jeonju Hanok Village Postcard made with recycled paper Jeonju Hanok Village DAY 1 Jeonju, Korea is the capital city of North Jeolla Province. Jeolla province has history dating back to pre-historic times but Jeonju came to existence as a city in 900 AD as part of Later Baekjae era. When I think of Jeonju, I think of Jeonju Bibimbap. The Jeonju Hanok Village postcard you see above is a recycled paper postcard that I found at a store run by young Korean entreprenuers who turn their photography into living art such as this one. I just came back from Korea from a 10 day visit to see family and friends. LUNCH at the famous 왱이콩나물국밥 Waengi Kongnamul Gukbap (88 Dongmun-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do) restaurant which serves just one menu item – Beansprout Soup and Rice (Kongnamul Gukbap). Kongnamulguk Bap – Korean Bean Sprout Soup and Rice They also have special instructions for eating the poached egg and gim (roasted seaweed). This is their appetizer and it was surprisingly good. JinJoo
dadawa 2011年08月18日 新浪娱乐讯 “世界看见”大型系列纪录片完成后期制作，详尽生动地展示了2009年至2010年间，由朱哲琴牵领走过的“世界看见”民族音乐寻访之旅和手工艺采集之旅全历程。 这套纪录片分为“让世界听见 音乐寻访之旅”和“让世界看见手工艺采集之旅”上下两部，在旅游卫视《行者》栏目陆续播出，自8月11日起，每晚22:20播放一集，共17集。在本次播出的17集全新纪录片中，前7集为“音乐寻访之旅”，最为值得期待的是后10集首次独家曝光的“手工艺采集之旅”内容。 2009年，由联合国开发计划署和著名音乐艺术家朱哲琴共同发起的“世界看见――民族文化保护与发展亲善行动”于北京启动，随后，朱哲琴带队奔赴贵州、云南、内蒙古、西藏、新疆五个区域进行民族 7月20日，著名音乐艺术家朱哲琴受四川卫视和光线传媒的隆重邀请，为“第二届中国藏歌会”启动晚会做特别开场嘉宾，献出气势强大的表演。 作为西藏音乐新浪潮的开创人，朱哲琴曾以经典唱片《阿姐鼓》惊艳世界，并于全球范围取得辉煌的成绩，中国乐坛至今仍然无人超越。 在现场，被称为“中国 朱哲琴与同行人士合影 朱哲琴在摸扎特故居前 朱哲琴拍摄的莫扎特手稿 “世界看见” 这是一次非常独特的演出，Dadawa第一次站在这么小的舞台，皇家粮仓是一个古建筑，搭设舞台时有很多的限制，但也提供了源源不断的灵感，中国古老建筑的气韵同“世界看见.朱哲琴与民族歌乐师们乐汇”融合营造出极其奇妙的效果，完全有别于以往的大剧院舞台。 近日，“世界看见”公益计划创办人、音乐艺术家朱哲琴受邀参加南方周末报系大型系列名士沙龙，与各界名士汇聚杭州，畅叙家国、共议人生。 本次大型名士沙龙主题名为“总有一种令人敬畏的力量”，由《mangazine|名牌》创刊人向熹、奥迪品牌公关总监卢敏捷一同主持，共计六场，受访嘉宾包括马未都、朱大可、谭盾、杨澜、陈丹青、张颐武、廖晓义等多位名人专家，同为中国环保事业推进过程中所出现的种种症结把脉开方。 由《东方早报》主办的“文化中国.十年十大人物文化大奖” 6月26日颁授典礼在沪成功举行，本次典礼汇聚中国文化界最卓越重量级人士。 新专辑的录音正在紧密进行中，预计8月发行。 摄影师 夹子 凤凰卫视中文台《与梦想同行》将于今晚3月4日19:50播出朱哲琴特辑，敬请关注：） 播映时间： 北京、香港、吉隆坡、马尼拉、新加坡及台北 1月23日 星期日1730 曼谷及雅加达
Google Livres : LP Make Shinshoji Zen Museum & Gardens One of Your Top Destinations of 2017 The Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens is a sprawling campus of traditional Japanese structures like tea houses, hot baths and museums all connected by tranquil and beautiful Zen gardens. In other words, it’s your one-stop-shop for Zen meals, Zen baths, Zen art and everything else you need to nurture your body and soul. Located in Hiroshima, and completed just 3 months ago in September of 2016, the museums and gardens elegantly merge traditional and contemporary design. Architecture The vast campus is dotted with interesting architecture like a 17th century hall that was relocated from Shiga prefecture, a teahouse originally designed by tea master Sen no Rikyu and and newly built art pavilion by contemporary artist Kohei Nawa and his architecture studio Sandwich. Open to the outdoors, Nawa’s Kohtei pavilion acts as a museum dedicated to light. Kohei Nawa’s Kohtei pavilion Art from left to right: “Daruma” “One Eyed Daruma” and “Iron Club” “Daikokuten (Mahakala) with mice” “Otafuku Making Dango”
bezdomny ex patria What’s in My Bag — Wayne Ruffner | Cool Tools Outdoorsman shares his ultimate bug repellent kit I’ve been in a few mosquito-plagued areas enough times to know that the “just use DEET” advice doesn’t really get it. DEET has a bad habit of melting different plastics, and while there’s no shortage of ways to get it out of a container, there are few good ways to keep it off your hands. But it is very good at keeping mosquitoes at bay. Also, DEET isn’t the only player anymore, now there’s Picaridin too. So, for either DEET or Picaridin, sprays are good for broad coverage (like the top of your head), but suck at ankles, for example. And, if you’re traveling with this stuff, leaks, though pretty rare, are a miserable experience. So I wanted to see if there was a way to tame this stuff. I’ve been using Aloksak bags for a while now and really like them. I tried similar douse and wait tests on several types of disposable gloves — they seemed to me to be the best hope to keeping my palms and fingers clear of bad stuff.
| Kitaj 12 High-Quality Airbnb Alternatives for Any Budget With 60 million users, 600,000 hosts, and 2 million properties to choose from, Airbnb really is incredible. But it’s not perfect, either. Sometimes all the properties in your budget will be booked up. In these cases, rather than reverting back to a characterless hotel, try one of these Airbnb alternatives. As a word of caution, when using most of these sites, the onus is on you to communicate with the host. Tripping Tripping.com will save you hours of time by displaying results from several Airbnb alternatives at once. Unfortunately, Airbnb listings aren’t displayed on Tripping.com, as there’s no public API available yet, but that may change soon. HomeStay Homestay is essentially what Airbnb was when it started out. Not only does this offer amazing value for money, but you can also experience an entirely different side to a location that you wouldn’t normally see, while making friends in the process. Kid&Coe 9Flats HomeAway First, HomeAway does not offer single rooms to rent. FlipKey Behomm
Best Korean Temple Food Restaurant in Seoul - Balwoo Gongyang | Kimchimari Korean Temple Food – Cherry Tomato in Fermented Bokbunja (Korean wild raspberry) Sauce Korean Temple Food was one of those things I really wanted to experience during my visit to Seoul in March. So, I set aside a day for myself to experience Korean temple food and also just to explore the Bukchon Village area. Before going in, I quickly browsed through some of the stores nearby which sold everything related to Buddhism – from books to prayer beads. As for me, I got interested in Korean temple food because it was a new and very unique part of Korean cuisine and was always curious how good the food actually tasted. I have had Temple Kimchi before and that was good but other than that, I had yet to taste a really good temple cuisine – I mean sooo good that I wanted to learn how to make it myself. My visit to Balwoo Gongyang has totally changed that. By the way, May 3rd in Korea is Buddha’s birthday. Balwoo Gongyang – Korean Temple Food Restaurant I guess I am a foodie… Well, there you go.
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How You Can Use Social Media to Save on Travel People out there, right now, are using social media to save on travel. And while it may seem too good to be true, there are easy ways for you to save some money and travel more. By keeping up with social media trends, applying for the right gigs, and knowing what social sites and apps are best, you too can fund your next adventure with ease. So, read more, save, and travel! Follow the Travel Hashtags One of the best tools to save on traveling is by following hashtags on Twitter. For instance, Best Western runs a number of hashtag campaigns, such as the recent #MyWherever Destination Twitter campaign in which participants can win a $2,500 gift card, 5 free nights in a Best Western hotel, and other prizes. Another popular example of this is the #HiltonStory campaign that asks users to share their experiences on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. In addition to following big brands, it’s also a good idea to follow smaller travel bloggers and travel enthusiasts. Keep Your Eye on Instagram