Stroll on Huangxian Lu, Qingdao China

It’s finally MAY with blue skies, warm temperatures, and minimal pollution!  T-minus 28 days ‘til the kids are outta school and my fellow Ohio-ian abandons me (and Qingdao) to go back to the states (sniff..sniff).  Before I get all melancholy, we still got plenty of stuff to explore in Qingdao.

We’ve made our way out to west Qingdao, off of Daxue Lu.  The last time we were in this area,  we visited contemporary exhibitions at the Qingdao Art Museum.  Today, we took advantage strolling around Huangxian lu, an artsy, bubbly area in Qingdao. Continue reading “Stroll on Huangxian Lu, Qingdao China”

Zhanshan temple – Places to visit Qingdao China

Zhanshan temple things to do Qingdao ChinaLeaving behind the sparkling high rises, traffic-packed streets, and the frenetic energy of downtown Qingdao, we walked down a solemn cobblestone path towards inner peace.  With mid-December temperatures falling, the charcoal sky felt tragic and misty.  Behind the worn out streets and shivering cracked buildings, Zhanshan Temple gently came out to greet us.   Continue reading “Zhanshan temple – Places to visit Qingdao China”

Qingdao Art Museum – Qingdao Expat

An advertising company for the Qingdao Municipal Tourism board asked to take me around on a little tour so I can promote the great city of Qingdao on my blog for China expats and English speaking tourists traveling to Shandong Province.  Heck, someone wants to send a driver, usher me around the city, buy me lunch, translate and interpret my inquiries while dodging language barrier issues – COUNT ME IN! So we set off to the Old Town, Daxue Lu.

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