Daily Archives: August 7, 2011

Summer of China in Milwaukee

I went with a friend to the Milwaukee Museum of Art for their The Emperor’s Private Paradise exhibit which features furnishings, sculptures, decorative arts and paintings from the Qing dynasty when Emperor Qianlong ruled (from 1736-1796). We were able to … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Golden Palace Silver Street, Beijing

With modern, chic rooms and a good location near Wangfangjing shopping street and near a metro station, you’d think this would be an easy recommendation. Yet the “24 hour restaurant” is only open in the morning for what my friends … Continue reading

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Shanghai Museum

The Shanghai Museum is centrally located and best of all free. Yes, free! You can easily spend hours there viewing this impeccable collection that’s well presented. I don’t know what I like more. See the pottery, bronzes, calligraphy and paintings. … Continue reading

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