Beijing is the second most populated city in China. It is more conservative, cultural, educational and historical. Unlike Shanghai, the rhythm is slower and the skyline is free of skyscraper battles. There is interesting architecture scattered all over the place. Some interesting ones include the Beijing National Stadium and CCTV headquarters.
Place your shoes in a shoe bag and place them at the bottom of your luggage
* Roll your pants and blouses and skirts
* For dresses, I like to put them in that plastic that you get from the cleaners and fold them over once and place on top of everything else.
* Don't forget your pajamas or lounge wear
The Eiffel Tower was number one on the list. On getting to Paris, we learned of one of France’s most visited tourist attraction; an impressive Palace in Versailles also known as Chateau de Versailles. We jumped at the opportunity and set out to Versailles, a 45 minute drive from the center of Paris. Nothing prepared us for the jaw dropping magnificence that greeted us. All that glittered here was gold!