Gi2C Guide: Fun places in Beijing

Gi2C Guide: Fun places in Beijing

hether you want to go shopping, clubbing or play the tourist, Beijing has everything you need for a good time. Grab your wallet and let’s go! First up, we will be showcasing some fun places to go shopping.


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You cannot call yourself a Beijing expat unless you have been to the Zoo Market. Don’t worry; this is not a food market that sells anything you can find in the real zoo. The Zoo Market is a chaotic clothing and accessories bazaar that sells super cheap items. If you ever wondered where the locals shopped for good deals, the Zoo Market is it.

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Gaming is More Serious than it looks

Gaming is More Serious than it looks

We have all grown up playing games at some point in our life. As youngsters we would play games of hide and seek or hopscotch in the school playground, as we get a little older we maybe get our first gaming console and as adults a game of pool or darts down at the local pub. However, there is lot more to gaming than just having fun with your mates.

Playing games has all sorts of benefits attached them, these can include learning, creating and even our general wellbeing. This is because when we engage in playing games our brains release endorphins, these happy chemicals help to relieve stress in our hectic life styles. Playing games like chess, crosswords and other puzzle based games challenge the brain leading to improved brain function.

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Top things to do in Lisbon, if you’re travelling with Kids.

Top things to do in Lisbon, if you’re travelling with Kids.

Travelling with kids sometimes poses a problem and trying to find the middle ground and compromise when travelling with your young ones is often a feat in itself.  So here’s 5 things to do if you’re planning a trip to Lisbon with the family.

Finding a hotel that has the necessary facilities and is close enough to attractions is usually a great start towards making the best out of your holiday so make sure to do a bit of research beforehand.  Many hotels in Lisbon have outdoor and sometimes indoor pools and some also offer child care facilities for when you want to get some time alone with your other half.

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Things to look out for when hiring a car

Things to look out for when hiring a car

Planning a holiday can be stressful and time consuming. A rented car makes things much easier and gives you freedom and independence to visit new places. However, there are many options in the car rental market and it can be difficult to know what to look out for when you rent a car. Here is a word to the wise for a positive car rental experience.

Renting a car is an apt choice if you are in Australia. The country is expansive and has many hidden gems along the coast and in the bush lands that can only be accessed by car. Flying from city to city means that you miss out on some of the most unique scenery and natural landscapes Australia has to offer.

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World Cup 2022 in Qatar—What Else is in Store?

World Cup 2022 in Qatar—What Else is in Store?



The Gulf State, Qatar is all set to take centre stage as the host of the 2022 Football World Cup. With a world-class stadium and some comfortable accommodation facilities, it has all that it takes to make a venue befitting for avid footballers. People are planning to visit the place from all parts of the world for the pulsating nation is indeed a wonderful tourist destination. Qatar is certainly making its mark felt on the tourist radar in more ways than one for it has a reliable transportation system.

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Everything You Need to Know About Building a Patio

Everything You Need to Know About Building a Patio

So your deck or patio has provided your family with years and years of great use, but it’s now rotting and becoming a hazard! This means it’s time to replace your deck. Many people fear this time because they have the notion that new decks are a huge expense. And while this might be the case sometimes, it definitely doesn’t have to be. Who says you can’t have a beautiful, high-quality patio to enjoy with your family, for a reasonable cost? You definitely can, especially if you opt to build your own using a deck design kit. Decking is one of the most important parts of your outdoor space, and it’s going to get tons of use through the years. So it’s important not to skimp in the area of quality when it comes to your patio.

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The Saddest Family Film Deaths

Aren’t family films great? For decades the likes of Disney and Pixar have given us fun, warmth and excitement, and quite often the opportunity for a good singalong. However they also love to tug at our heartstrings. Here are just a few of some of the movie deaths that saw us wiping our eyes in the cinema.

On the top of many people’s list will be the tragic end of Mufasa in The Lion King. Up until this point, the film had been a rather light hearted and jolly affair, until the orchestration of a Wildebeest Stampede. In attempting to rescue his son Simba, Mufasa is pushed to his death by his evil brother Scar. The scene where Simba is pleading for his father to wake up can bring even the toughest of us to tears.

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Your Guide to Kangertech E-Cigarettes and Accessories: A Review

Your Guide to Kangertech E-Cigarettes and Accessories: A Review

For those who are planning to try out electronic cigarettes for the very first time, the choices can be quite daunting because of the sheer number of e-cigarettes available in the market today. Admittedly, there are plenty of e-cigarette brands and manufacturers to choose from, so you may end up more confused as you do your research. One thing that can help you decide, though, is to look at some reviews of the various brands on the Internet. This way, you can at least get a better idea of what some brands can offer you and base your decision on their different qualities and features.

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How to Eat Cheaply When Traveling  

How to Eat Cheaply When Traveling  

For travelers, there are a few things that make up the bulk of expenses. The plane ticket clearly is a main one, then accommodation and transportation within the destination. Bus rides and train tickets can definitely add up. After that, food is a major expense that many travelers experience! You might not think that eating would cost so much money, but if you don’t really put some thought into how you can best budget your food money, you can watch it slip through your fingers very quickly! Of course you want to enjoy yourself and try all the local specialties when you’re traveling. This isn’t a time to be eating ramen noodles out of a cardboard container! But it’s important to find the balance between spending all your money out at restaurants, and enjoying budget meals that still fill you up with energy for your adventures. If you want to compare the costs of eating and living in different cities, check out this link. You can see the differences between cities like New York, Sydney and London. So when it comes to eating and traveling, here are some tips to help you find that balance and save your budget!

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A Guide to Dresden, Germany

A Guide to Dresden, Germany

Dresden, the capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony, is situated on both banks of the River Elbe, very close to the Czech border. It is a charming town with a rich history of kings and noblemen. Although WWII bombing destroyed much of the historic city centre, parts of it have been restored to their original state.

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Beautiful Buildings
There are many wonderful attractions that you need to see during a stay in Dresden. The beautifully designed buildings lining the Elbe, a vast number of them in stately Baroque style, are lit up at night, creating a stunning spectacle of light and reflection on the surface of the water. The Semperoper (the opera house named after Gottfried Semper), which was completely rebuilt and reopened in 1985, the Frauenkirche and the Zwinger Palace, to name but a few, are a must on your itinerary. There are also several interesting museums and a zoo.

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