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Hotel Nikko, Osaka

I arrived in Japan tonight! My vacation has begun. For my first night I decided to stay by the airport at the Hotel Nikko. The service was so efficient at check in (and through the customs process) that I was … Continue reading

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Peninsula Hotel, Beijing

For years, since it opened actually, I’ve wanted to stay at the Peninsula Hotel in Beijing. This five star hotel group is outside my price range in the US, Europe or Hong Kong. I’ve considered booking a room in the … Continue reading

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Ibis Hotel, Harbin

With a great location that’s walking distance to St. Sophia’s Russian Orthodox Church, Zhaop Park and Zhangyang Street with all its European style architecture, Ibis Hotel is a good choice in Harbin. For about $30 a night I got a … Continue reading

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Novotel Xinqiao

Since I needed good Internet access for my online class on Saturday I checked out of my hostel and into the Novotel Xi in Beijing. I was looking forward to the nice decor, cable news and a splendid bathroom. I … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Datong’s Holiday Inn

A lot of intrepid travelers, the sort who bristle at being lumped in with mere tourists, would never go to a Holiday Inn. I’m glad I’m more flexible and perhaps less intrepid. I went to Datong wanting to see two … Continue reading

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