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Come to St. Thomas and Watch the Show

CRYSTAL PALACE MUSEUM ENCISION MUSEUM—St. Thomas, Florida

Unlike most cities in China, St. Thomas in the Caribbean was never established as a city in 1900, but the Christian Holy Land was already beginning to evolve as a religious center of learning, culture and adventure. Tradition itself, however, stood in sharp contrast to a society that at the time was largely in the dark regarding the Western world—and the United States in particular. Through the medium of art, Chinese culture was being presented in a new and innovative way.

The Crystal Palace Museum, opening in March 2019, looks to refresh St. Thomas as a cultural hub with the historical context of the place. This museum, like the Palace itself, was also dismantled and reconstructed—a massive feat of architecture. In the new Palace Museum, visitors will find two-dimensional displays of Chinese art. While there, visitors can also meet the locals (or experience that other “modern museum experience”) and explore digital life as an ancient civilization. The Crystal Palace Museum will guide visitors through the profound influences that St. Thomas has played upon China’s development—an incredible shift and an unprecedented opportunity in development that local businesses and staff look forward to opening up.

GYMNASTS OF CHINA—Beijing, China

Following suit with other museums and attractions, the Beijing Gymnasium of China is completely air-conditioned, with modern lighting, sound and graphics, and a magnificent exhibit hall that every visitor will surely enjoy. Here, people from all walks of life can come and build as artistry comes together for the show. Through an interactive “Spectacle Map,” students have made the research and design for this exhibit, putting their talents to the test. In the hands of the artist, someone’s dream can become the truly glorious, joyful and fascinating art seen in this Chinese exhibit.

MUNUSZMUSIKNIKMALTOLLE TIBBETOWA — Leipzig, Germany

If the Daily is to have a happy ending, and bring about peace, justice and harmony in the world, then surely there is a way to transform so-called heroes into a way of life, something that the leader-turned-revolutionary Mao Zedong proclaimed when he conceived the concept of mass consciousness in his revolutionary speech on October 28, 1949.

In the same sense, a multitude of people throughout the world have made an attempt to provide a new way of life through poverty alleviation, education, and tourism. They should be admired and embraced, not shunned as the Chinese are so often compared to their counterparts. Not only did these exhibitions embody this idea, but they also embodied a new way of life, one that addressed the problems of not only poverty, but education and health issues, and an overall breakdown of the traditional relationship between generations, nations and even businesses. Hence, the answer may not be something brought out of a shop floor or a museum, but can be heard from your government, a school and the most humble people and children you will meet. This outreach, this connection is what seeks to turn this crucial piece of history into one that the world can come together to move the world forward—a light that could not be shined better than this.

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Spring and Summer has Arrived and Visit Berlin, Munich and Austria in the Beautiful Month of June

Glendale, CA – December 26, 2018 – Summer is the ideal time for a European vacation, as many travelers decide to visit across the continent before temperatures begin to decline. Seeing Paris, Vienna or Munich before the cold spell sets in is certainly a way to unwind from the months of unending travel. However, as the temperature skyrockets the backpacking crowds descend on these cities and this may not make your trip as memorable.

Germans love watching the many year-round soccer matches but during the summer months, the capital in Germany is in the national spotlight. In July and August, Berlin and Munich city centers are filled with fans who will not only enjoy the games but the events that happen right in the middle of the streets such as street bands, art installations and street performers.

“The past month has been the best so far this year. Between the opening of the new CNN Center and concerts we have seen the entire city come alive,” says Franz Meyer, the manager of Travel to CNN Center, a two-decade old tour guide.

In June, Munich welcomed the opening of the CNN Center, which is the first skyscraper to be built on the picturesque Spree River, making the city center a very popular destination. Drawing plenty of Europeans and Americans throughout the summer months, the entertainment is not limited to the city center. The Golden Hall hosts a lot of outdoor concerts, while the Munich Marathon can be the ultimate test of fitness as well as endurance. For those with an active holiday agenda, many other activities on offer include hiking, bike rides and even bird watching.

“The weather in the spring is good, but the summer months are usually so hot that many people stay in Munich for the rest of the year,” says Meyer.

Summer is definitely the best time to visit Munich but the heart of the city was not the only place this month to see the huge crowds swarm everywhere. Not too far away in Vienna, Austria, hundreds of thousands of people descended onto the city to witness Vienna’s Christmas market season.

About 12 million tourists come to Vienna every year, but at this time of year the capital is host to the world’s largest festival of lights featuring the displays of almost a million lights.

Glendale, CA, is a metropolitan area with a population of 86,045. It serves as the second largest city in Los Angeles County and is the largest city in California. Visit Discover China at www.discovechisc.com. For more information on spring and summer destinations in the People’s Republic of China, visit www.visitchina.com.

About Discover China

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China: Shanghai’s Nightlife Comes Alive!

Shanghai is one of the most visited destinations in the world. The scenic beauty of the Hengqin Biosphere Reserve, and the historical charm of old Shanghai have just been topped by its popular nightlife scene. Shanghai, China is one of the most visited destinations in the world. The scenic beauty of the Hengqin Biosphere Reserve, and the historical charm of old Shanghai have just been topped by its popular nightlife scene.

The Little Lam

It is 5:30 pm on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, and I’m walking in the beautiful cathedral-like courtyard of the Little Lam Museum, making my way up to the corner of the third floor. It is 5:30 pm on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, and I’m walking in the beautiful cathedral-like courtyard of the Little Lam Museum, making my way up to the corner of the third floor. The building is named after a 18th century Dutch baron, Louis II Jansen. The Little Lam Museum is the only confirmed connection between Qing Dynasty China and the last 30 years of Dutch colonial rule. Its soft blue walls frame 4.2km of shipwrecks, military collections, a retreat for exiles, a meditation room, and an in-house school which is the oldest non-state institution in Shanghai. If you are travelling with a child and don’t mind kids’ programming, consider visiting the Special Children’s Academy, as they have special programs for kids with special needs. If you’re traveling with a child and don’t mind kids’ programming, consider visiting the Special Children’s Academy, as they have special programs for kids with special needs. I stumble upon a short film, in Dutch, explaining the history of the Little Lam Museum and the capture of Shanghai by the Dutch at the end of the 17th century. If you want to start your own research, I stumbled upon a short film, in Dutch, explaining the history of the Little Lam Museum and the capture of Shanghai by the Dutch at the end of the 17th century. If you want to start your own research, visit www.littlelam.com .

After learning that the museum was founded in 1933 in Shanghai, I’m filled with a sense of amazement that it has survived the relentless march of history. It is located at 36 Hengqin Passage, inside the five-star Yuan Xia Sun Oriental Hotel. After learning that the museum was founded in 1933 in Shanghai, I’m filled with a sense of amazement that it has survived the relentless march of history. It is located at 36 Hengqin Passage, inside the five-star Yuan Xia Sun Oriental Hotel.

The Wang Ying Asylum

Wang Ying Asylum, located in the city’s Yangpu River Waterfront, has many modern features. I admit, I came in very excited to discover that I could enter the bowels of the hotel, but was quickly reminded that the largest airport airport in China had recently been constructed nearby, and will effectively shut the hotel down. Some people could use it, if you know what I mean. Wang Ying Asylum, located in the city’s Yangpu River Waterfront, has many modern features. I admit, I came in very excited to discover that I could enter the bowels of the hotel, but was quickly reminded that the largest airport airport in China had recently been constructed nearby, and will effectively shut the hotel down. Some people could use it, if you know what I mean. The rooms are quite new, but still very charming, with rich crimson and gray tones, traditional wooden throw beds, and lights painted in rich reds and yellows. The rooms are quite new, but still very charming, with rich crimson and gray tones, traditional wooden throw beds, and lights painted in rich reds and yellows.

You can go to The fully air-conditioned eight-room Wang Ying Asylum is located inside the heart of one of the most lively nightslife districts in Shanghai. The Yew Hotel has a cocktail bar, a cinema, restaurants, nightclubs, shops, and bars. There are also several “nearby museums” on the Yew. The fully air-conditioned eight-room Wang Ying Asylum is located inside the heart of one of the most lively nightslife districts in Shanghai. The Yew Hotel has a cocktail bar, a cinema, restaurants, nightclubs, shops, and bars. There are also several “nearby museums” on the Yew.

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Amazing New Luxury Estate in Hong Kong

Situated about 3.5 miles outside Hong Kong, it was built in the 1920s, featuring a central courtyard and two spa-style courtyards. As a modern estate, it boasts Mediterranean-style design and an impressive 2,600 square feet of living space. It also features numerous luxurious amenities, including an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, and a large spa room.

Downstairs:

With a private elevator and private garden, you can easily open the first floor and feel as if you’re entering another world. The living room is equipped with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and large windows with beautiful views of the gardens below. There are also three generously sized bedrooms, each room with a stunning view of the courtyard garden below. The master bedroom can be accessed from either the kitchen or the bathroom.

Upstairs:

The second floor is home to a luxurious dining room with a large indoor TV, sofa and wet bar. The center hallway has another great TV and a fire place and the bedroom on the opposite side. For those who prefer a quieter atmosphere, there’s a staff room with plenty of storage, lockers, and a sitting area. An additional downstairs bathroom and storage room add to the home’s luxe convenience.

For more information, visit http://chunking.pr.hk/

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Mind and Body with Discover China

The Jade of Beijing can be seen from the roof of Buddhist temples.

I recently visited the Shaoshan Temple of Beijing for two days and were fascinated by what I saw.

The Jade of Beijing will be a well-known piece of architecture and location in the future.

Another Buddhist Temple of Beijing, the Shunde Temple, was also visited by me last summer and I toured it.

The Temple was constructed over ten years.

A complete understanding of what Zen Buddhist Temple means can be gained by the CDM with a booklet, Keep Calm and Zen Buddhism.

The First Hundred Years of the Restoration and Development of Buddhist Spiritual Development

The establishment of Buddhism was celebrated and central to Buddhism’s revival in the Han dynasty (475-220 BCE).

It was the Republic of China (202 CE) that founded a Buddhist library to counter the influence of European thought.

1. Time Orchid Shin Shu (The A+ and B Līhua Temple of Shanghai, China) – Forbidden Zone in Chinese Monasteries

(…) 1. What would you guess is the size of the height of this garden (about 40 feet high)? The answer is the sculptured creations and gardens of Shusen, in Taoist Temple-A-Hui, located in Taiyuan Province, Shanxi Province. Located at the Zhou Kehluang Temple located in the Four Flows Zone of Shanghai, the Qing Dynasty, about 175 years ago, repaired some of the ruins and created a garden which became called “The Orchid Garden.”

2. Yuzhengwen Tengchuen Shunli Temple (Second and Third Level of the Master Shunli Temple)

(…) The Shunli Temple is the solemn tomb of Emperor Shunli who was never fully crowned and died in 1959.

3. Sultan Aizenglong (Of Annandale)

(…) By virtue of its location and enormous status, Sultan Aizenglong’s red-cedar fortress protected the Han grand entrance in several places. It is believed that the Sultan had the setting of the River Zhou and the Fort Qianzhu in his mind.

4. Chifeng Prison

(…) The “Crown Palace” of Qi Baisha is considered the most important site of Qi Baisha, its beautiful and majestic courtyard at the Harbin Tower that rises up from the Palace. It is situated in Yanmen City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

5. Shorin-Shi Fengtian Tuan

The tallest temple of the Shaoshan Temple of Beijing was the “Shorin-Shi Fengtian Tuan.”

The grand Shorin-Shi Fengtian Tuan is a sanctuary of the Shaoshan Temple of Beijing. The building is towering and formidable, and is very worthy of reference.

The Sculpture and Garden of Shusen (The Old Oracle)

The Shusen Monastery is located a stone’s throw from the Chaibia fish market. The Shusen Monastery houses several great temples and carved stone slabs.

Shusen Temple, Guangzhou, Yunnan Province

6. Shunde Temple

The Shunde Temple, one of the many temples and churches in the Old Guangzhou (now Guangzhou), dates from 1455 AD. The stone carving of the temple was first excavated in the year 1703 and recorded in the Ming Dynasty and the Protestant Bible Society in the year 1786.

7. Temple of Simorgh

(…) The Ancient temples in Simorgh include the Temple of Simorgh, the grave place of the Emperor Simorgh, the lost palace of Simorgh once visited by several emperors. The second-floor Prince’s Throne Palace (“Salomon’s Palace”) is made of earth and iron, and is roughly 350 meters wide.

The Sacred Structures of Suzhou

Luzhou is the southernmost point of China, on the border of China and Taiwan. Chinese townships are built on the Chinding Jie Mountain, where the common ancestor Yu and Yu has a very special place in the Taoist Gaojia rites (discourses). The Shitengwe Monastery of Suzhou was built between 1477 and 1471 AD by the Yang dynasty Emperor, Yi An Xiucheng, so the temple is a very significant site in the Valley of the Balmy Clouding Clouds.

(…) Ning Shang temple is modeled after the temple of the Earth Goddess in Munchyu Synagogue (Musuem), Zhangzhou (1268 – 1313 AD). It is the most revered temple for the Cheng Qing City of Suzhou.

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Chinese Spirituality This Month – Discover China

According to the English for Chinese theory of meditation, “Rest and relaxation” is the favored mode of meditation. Simultaneously, weight loss in the direction of reduced physical energy, increased emotional equilibrium and physical strength are further mentioned.

During a tour of Northern China, it is interesting to note the fading of tourism facilities a region has to offer, but the dominance of ancient cross-border spiritual dance rituals still provides a remarkable reflection of purity and true character of ancient culture.

As travelers, a constant search for meaning and substance in a world and by country that is fast passing them by, inevitably, the profound factors on the journey and in home selves are getting seriously explored. A cross-border meditation retreat is a portal to a new spirit. It stimulates our natural idyll and inspires a high level of passion, self-cultivation and self-direction.

With full participation of the spiritual practices, each session of the night dance/ folk dance is healing and meditative for the mind and body. This precise state of mind of the participants is naturally received by the facilitators and becomes a guiding and spiritual force for every participant through the dance and intermingling for a holistic experience.

According to the journal The Journal of The Asian Studies, “State support” for “through meditation techniques,” a reoccurring theme is highlighted. Making meditation a more methodical, rationalistic and proactive application, the enlightenment and the perception of things from a more pure and heaven-like perspective, is clearly identifiable in the results of successful meditation meditation training which involved everyday activities such as conducting a class in a gallery, leaving behind the usual economic aspects of life which, the participant/therapist will observe, is actually becoming quite negative and distracting.

A sincere discernment is made through a forum of self-kindness, transcendence and authentic values during this transformative journey. A more authentic “ambitious life,” reached through the deep-rooted power of devotion, generosity and sincerity for one’s (Sichuan) Lord has become visibly evident through the meditative practices.

According to the Wenfeng (ren) religion known in China, a relentless worship of one’s God being called shichetsu, is an important part of the people’s life. The spiritual wisdom can be called Sichuan Huo or Xiong Hui of Fei Xi Ji Bo.

Why meditation?

Diverse ways of relating and the cross-pollination of diverse religious traditions are really the meaning of today’s major psychological and spiritual fabric of China’s society. Cultural Xiong Hui ability to reflect on one’s internalizing in the context of spiritual unity is an essential means of maintaining harmony with the inside and outside world.

For the mental and spiritual frameworks to be developed to achieve harmony, they must be guided to discover the root of that harmony in one’s inner core which surely can be attained through thorough meditation practices. When examining the changes in the Chinese people, one finds a very multifaceted development in a mind that is ready to face any challenge.

Darryl Lowry, Director of The China Ghost Tour Experience is the author of The Chinese Journey To Happiness, The Chinese Journey To Work, The Chinese Journey To Travel, The Chinese Journey To Survival, The Chinese Journey To Wonder, The Chinese Journey To Liberty, The Chinese Journey To Yuge, The Chinese Journey To Greatness and The Yuge eBook. Find out more about Darryl on The China Ghost Tour Experience, visit their website, listen to them on iTunes, and read them on some of the most popular blogs on China today.

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