Hey y’all! How is everything going for you guys on these sunny summer days? On my side, so far so good. Cold, rainy Belgium may have its perks, but have so much to give back too. Yet, lately, I’ve been thinking about what I truly miss from my year and so abroad in China. And… Continue reading China vs Europe (part I) – 5 things you may ignore
Hello guys. So this week #Brève is about a great thing I have come to LOVE in Beijing: #BIKING !!! In this wild and huge city, you may think that the fastest way to get from your current location to a point B would be the subway. Well, to be fair, Beijing subway is, indeed,… Continue reading Let’s Bike Our Way Through – #TravelBike – 1
Hi guys ! After a long period of time, I can finally give you a piece of a new project I have been working on since I left Beijing. Before leaving my amazing life as an expat (for now!), I received an amazing proposition : a collaboration with an American web site called “Walkli”. Walkli is… Continue reading 4 Temples Stroll – Temple of Heaven 天坛公园 (Walkli collaboration)
Hello dear fellas! Hello hikers and mountain climbers. Hello simple tourist who wishes to take a selfie on top of the world. This post will be especially for those who want to visit/hike on the Great Wall of China. Obviously, I am no tourist-guide so this can also be for your own curiosity if you… Continue reading Do you wish for a Great walk or a comfy hike on the Wall?
LongTanHu (龙潭湖公园) is, as I mention it in a previous blog post (click here : https://romaingijsensblog.com/2017/03/15/a-dragon-in-the-city-jungle-beijing-%E5%8C%97%E4%BA%AC-part-i/) a quiet and breathtaking parc in the center of Beijing, not far from the Temple of Heaven. I already posted pictures from this amazing Dragon Cave (you can check it out here : https://romaingijsensblog.com/2017/03/24/away-from-the-city-hustle-bustle-gallery-of-a-peaceful-dragon-pool/ ) but thosepictures are the one… Continue reading Dragon Cave in the City – Gallery
Hi guys, Welcome back. This week’s blog post is a bit different. You’ve seen me walking on the Great Wall of China, posing in some Temple parks and being a lonely writer alongside a lake. I do love nature and its beauty. I do love some other things too. I am a man of the… Continue reading I Heart Your Beauty – 七九八 798 Art District
Hey guys, Today’s post is a logical follow up to 2 previous articles I posted a few month ago and a few days ago. First, let me introduce you to the topic: my visit and day in the Temple of the Sun, commonly named Ritan (pronounce Ju-ta-N), 日坛 in Chinese. 日 (ri) means « the day”… Continue reading Chasing the light – 日坛 the Temple of the Sun