Engrish in China

July 1st, 2012

As you all might know, the english translations of signs in China are horrible, and sometimes hilarious. So here is a compilation of all the Engrish that I have seen during my trip to China (some of them are correct in English, but have mistakes in Japanese):

Xi’an and Shaolin Monastery (Days 5, 6, 7)

July 1st, 2012


DAY 5:

After a 9 hour train ride from Beijing we arrived at the old capital of China – Xi’an.

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Beijing Day 3 & 4

July 1st, 2012

wall of china

DAY 3:

As a man of the Nights Watch, it is my duty to protect The Wall from everything that lies north. That is why I was given the mission of going up on top of The Wall.

The Great Wall of China! I architecture marvel, if I do say so myself. To get up there we had to take a cable car up into the mountains.

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China (Beijing) Day 2 – Forbidden City

June 30th, 2012


So the plan for day 2 was:

  • TianAnMen Square
  • The Forbidden City
  • The Temple of Heaven
  • A visit to a silk factory

A pretty full day. It was rather tiring, but we managed to pull though!

TianAnMen Squire, the biggest square in the world. It is huuuuuuge! I can’t image what goes down when half of china is gathered there. There were lots of tourists nevertheless, so it gave a pretty good understanding of the size.

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China (Beijing) Day 1

June 30th, 2012


I have already written up a post about me walking around Beijing during the first day while waiting for my parents. So now, since I have normal internet again, I will continue the story.

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Lack of posts…

June 25th, 2012

Its been 3 days in to my China trip and im loving every moment!
Sorry for the lack of post, blame it on the Chinese government, who blocked youtube and stuff.

Anyway, what I have decided to do, is just enjoy my trip and once I get to Japan on the 30th, I will post 7 posts, about each of my days in China.

But for now I bid you farewell, and stay tuned!

Walking around Beijing…

June 23rd, 2012


After a good nights sleep and a solid breakfast (fried rice with bacon and fruit) i decided to wander around town cause my parents will obly arive at 3pm today.

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Reached Beijing!

June 23rd, 2012

beijing airport

After spending 14 hours in the plane, I’m in a cozy bed in a hotel in Beijing.
Only to find Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Google, Foursquare (on my phone for some reason, even though the normal website works fine), YouTube and other awesome sites to be completelly blocked… Well i knew about it, but dang yo 🙁

P.S. WordPress is blocked too, but for some reason i can still write blog posts through the iOS app *_*

China/Japan trip 2012

June 22nd, 2012

As some of you might know, I am leaving for China and then Japan starting today 22nd of June till the 29th of July.

Since China has its great firewall setup I might not exist on Twitter and Facebook for a while, and may not even be able to post (we shall see).

But I will upload most of my trip photos and tell you guys about the awesome time I am having!

So keep in touch and if you ever need me: Twitter / Skype / iMessage / Facebook