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[ 3 Jul 2011 | No Comment ]
Qianmen Street

Back in the Imperial days, Qianmen Street (前门大街) was one of Beijing’s main commercial centres. It is also said that with a history spanning over five centuries, Qianmen Street was the first commercial district in the capital. As Beijing evolved into a 21st century city however, Qianmen Street quickly became an anachronism. The area is a symbol of old Beijing and a relic of life in the olden days, for which the new city has little space for. Countless hutong (neighbourhoods of traditional courtyard houses) had already been demolished to …

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[ 11 Dec 2010 | One Comment ]
Rows of painting shop at guwang market sukawati

Painting shops at Guwang Art Market Sukawati
We are often asked about shopping and general expenses for a Bali holiday. Common questions in these topics include: “How much money to budget for each day of stay?”, “What exactly can we buy in Bali?”, and “I’m not used to bargaining, what is the fair price to ask for?” Having learnt things the hard way, in this article we will share with you some tips on shopping in Bali.