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    Must See in Beijing: Lama Temple

    Beijing is a city packed with things to see. Some might be a bit overwhelmed by the size of it, the noise and its vibe. In the „Must see in Beijing“ blog posts, I will introduce you places I personally think one shouldn’t miss on a visit to China’s crazy capital. Lama Temple is with no doubt one of them, and our first stop.

    Lama Temple, also known as The Yonghe Temple (Palace of Peace and Harmony), is the most renowned Tibetan buddhist temple located outside of Tibet. It was converted to lamasery in 1744 after it served as a residence to Emperor Yong Zheng. Nowadays, it is home to Mongolian and Tibetan monks and an active place of worship where people come from afar. Beijingers also come here to pray – for luck and happiness, occasions such as weddings and births but also for businesses and even exams.

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    Tea Tasting Ceremony in China

    Probably no country in the world has such a strong tea drinking tradition as China. That is why when I heard about a possibility to go to a Tea Tasting Ceremony in one of…

  • Fashion

    Chinese Dress and My Apartment

    As I told you in my previous post, eventually, I kind of fell in love with my Beijing apartment. I felt like, every day, I found something new there. Our yard was usually the biggest mess…

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    My Beijing Apartment Hunt

    Last September I moved to Beijing for my four months internship. After the first excitement, it was time to get things in order and find myself a place to stay, especially…