I'm wondering if it's worth going up to the observation deck on The Shanghai World Financial Center (上海環球金融中心). It's the highest/ tallest observation deck in the world. The building has an interesting square hole in it. (picture is from wikipedia.org and shows b...Read more
I've been to all three of the top three airports and all three have been made from reclaimed earth (they basically built them from piling land into a harbor or bay until an island is formed!) My comments on each...
That irks me. Especially since the aquarium / goldfish market, the Flower Market (花墟), the Bird Garden, Read more
Here is their return policy:
So I sent them an email and complained about it. They replied:
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For the RMA case under XXXX, an email reply was sent to you on May 3 informing that US$4.99 will be deducted ...Read more
Recently I placed an order with yeasasia.com (I've ordered from them for over 10 years and bought tons of DVDs, VCDs, and CDs from them).
On this order, I accidentally ordered Red Cliff I (the first movie) when I intended on ordering Red Cliff II (the second movie). So I paid the shipping to return it (these days, it has to go back all the way to Hong Kong, even though there is a US office.).
So they receive the unopened DVD and yet they take money out of my credit, claiming it is for shipping of ...Read more
I'm going to see if I can join a tour with my parents that goes to Shanghai. Unfortunately, it doesn't go to Sichuan, so I will have to wait some more before I can go to Chengdu ( 成都)or see the Leshan Giant Buddha ( 樂山大佛).
Anyway, has anyone here been to either of these places? What is your opinion?
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Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6sthaYhz6I&fmt=18 I recently watched " Forever Enthralled" (梅蘭芳) a biographical movie about a well known Chinese opera star, Méi Lánfāng. I had seen posters advertising this movie when I was in Hong Kong in December 2008, but I don't thin...Read more
Recently, I won a Panasonic 50" plasma HDTV. Although I have been looking at a larger and better model (more connections and a few more features), this one will do. Finally, I can switch my DVD player to wide screen + progressive mode and watch the anamorphic DVDs in their intended mode. So far, my favorite is a concert by the Read more
I've added some Japanese music videos (even though I don't understand most of the lyrics, but the songs sound nice - for all I know, they could be smiling while saying something bad about my cousin?!?), such as Hirahara Ayaka "New, In The Wind" (I really enjoyed "A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies") and Hirahara Ayaka is pretty too. :)