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Information About San Francisco Bus Tour

San Fransisco is ranked among the top spots for vacation. One of the main reasons which make it famous is its location. Surrounding San Francisco are mountains and water with beautiful landscape, which can attract any attention.

 

I recently was fortunate enough to take a San Francisco bus tour on an open top English style double-decker serviced by City Sightseeing. Once I hopped on, I knew I was in for a ride. The tour guide Suzanne was excellent. I recommend taking her tours if possible. She had me laughing so hard I cried.

 

I went on the Downtown loop tour as well as the Golden Gate loop tour. Out of these two San Francisco bus tours, I recommend taking the Golden Gate loop tour. The tour bus takes you over the Golden Gate and stops at a vista point allowing you to take pictures of the bridge. It also passes through the Presidio, and past homes costing millions before making its way back to Fishermans’ Wharf.

 

The other San Francisco bus tour I went on, the downtown loop offered great flexibility because it made many stops and you could hop on or off where you pleased. Buses run every thirty minutes so it’s easy to make your way across the city. Parking and driving in San Francisco is a mess, so it was nice having someone else to drive me. The driver made stops in Chinatown, Union Square, Civic Center, Ferry Building, Lombard St. Fishermans’ Wharf, and the SOMA district.

 

Make sure you stop and view Lombard St. This is the curviest street I have ever seen. and people drive down just for the fun of it. Neither of the San Francisco buses are able to drive down it, but it will stop next to the street so you can view it on your own.

 

Another place worth stopping is Chinatown. According to our guide, it is the largest Chinatown in the world. The streets are packed with open air markets and Chinese restaurants.

 

Another district I went to was North Beach, the Italian district. I stopped at Pinocchio’s for some good Italian food with family. If you like Italian food this area has many to choose from.

 

I recommend buying your tickets online rather that at the City Sightseeing office. I was able to save at least 3 dollars off each ticket by buying them ahead of time online.

 

I highly recommend taking a San Francisco bus tour to get a great overview of the city and learn about its history.

 

To see what double-decker tours are offered visit http://sightseeingworld.com or http://destination-store.com

Chinese Symbols: What about Fengshui

 

In this world which is full of innovation and inspiration to create new things from old patterns and symbols, it is not unusual that we have bags of Che Guevara, shirts, bags and cups swastika as well as other ancient and historical patterns. Even the ancient Chinese beliefs and symbols are on the market today and is becoming the basis for some of fashion accessories purchased.

I’m talking about the different types of jewelry inspired by Chinese symbols and beliefs. For example, there is a silver bracelet with a design number 8 on this subject and this number 8 design was inspired by the Chinese belief. According to tradition, eight means good luck. In addition to a bracelet, there is also a silver ring which has a number 8 on the design, which was also inspired by the Chinese belief itself. Furthermore, a silver necklace, 18 is now available, also lucky because it has a silver polish called Chinese knot. Another luck charm is the sterling silver ring with an Imperial Seal’ design, which has been inspired by the seal of the Qing emperor.

All jewelry inspired over China is made of pure silver and have a free size and adjustable but the prices were quite expensive. These accessories are also strongly influenced by Chinese beliefs, mostly to the feng shui. I’ve always been intrigued and curious about the Chinese feng shui. The popularity of Feng Shui has become a common name. Well, I decided to go to this issue in the heartland of feng shui – China. Beginning with the correct pronunciation of Feng Shui (‘fung shway’) is a good start. On the other hand, knowing the literal meaning of consciousness makes it a little more about this topic: Feng means wind, while Shui means water.

The application of Feng Shui is the balance between the elements above. The Chinese believe that feng shui creating prosperity, abundance and harmony in personal, commercial and financial. This traditional Chinese practice used to be the secret of the Chinese royal family in the provision of health and prosperity of their clans. Even the Forbidden City in Beijing was calculated in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui. Well, I think that the Chinese really took seriously the conviction.

Now I know why, even Hollywood stars are Chinese accessories like beads, etc. With enough knowledge about jewelry and feng shui belief that I could try to accessories and more wary of their surroundings, so I have more luck, and I am more than willing to accept.

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Chinese Symbols: What about Fengshui

 

In this world which is full of innovation and inspiration to create new things from old patterns and symbols, it is not unusual that we have bags of Che Guevara, shirts, bags and cups swastika as well as other ancient and historical patterns. Even the ancient Chinese beliefs and symbols are on the market today and is becoming the basis for some of fashion accessories purchased.

I’m talking about the different types of jewelry inspired by Chinese symbols and beliefs. For example, there is a silver bracelet with a design number 8 on this subject and this number 8 design was inspired by the Chinese belief. According to tradition, eight means good luck. In addition to a bracelet, there is also a silver ring which has a number 8 on the design, which was also inspired by the Chinese belief itself. Furthermore, a silver necklace, 18 is now available, also lucky because it has a silver polish called Chinese knot. Another luck charm is the sterling silver ring with an Imperial Seal’ design, which has been inspired by the seal of the Qing emperor.

All jewelry inspired over China is made of pure silver and have a free size and adjustable but the prices were quite expensive. These accessories are also strongly influenced by Chinese beliefs, mostly to the feng shui. I’ve always been intrigued and curious about the Chinese feng shui. The popularity of Feng Shui has become a common name. Well, I decided to go to this issue in the heartland of feng shui – China. Beginning with the correct pronunciation of Feng Shui (‘fung shway’) is a good start. On the other hand, knowing the literal meaning of consciousness makes it a little more about this topic: Feng means wind, while Shui means water.

The application of Feng Shui is the balance between the elements above. The Chinese believe that feng shui creating prosperity, abundance and harmony in personal, commercial and financial. This traditional Chinese practice used to be the secret of the Chinese royal family in the provision of health and prosperity of their clans. Even the Forbidden City in Beijing was calculated in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui. Well, I think that the Chinese really took seriously the conviction.

Now I know why, even Hollywood stars are Chinese accessories like beads, etc. With enough knowledge about jewelry and feng shui belief that I could try to accessories and more wary of their surroundings, so I have more luck, and I am more than willing to accept.

Know more, on dinnel.com

About Chinese Cooking

Chinese cooking has a main feature diversified by color, aromatic and excellent taste. There are 5 elements of flavors-sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and salty which are different with Western cooking of the additional one of the special spice flavors that is pungent. Chinese believe food is the most appreciate and important in their life “Hunger breeds discontent” and this is the culture of Oriental Chinese Cuisine. This traditional culture believes and home cook recipes was bringing Chinese cooking continuing developed in the highest level.

Basically, each daily meal should have basic “3 dishes 1 soup” with the rice for home cook recipes but the celebrities additional dishes will be eaten. There are 8 types of staple foods in Chinese cooking recipes. Rice is the major staple food in the Chinese cuisine and normally eaten in form of steamed rice. In Chinese, Pasta was called as Noodle which is the secondary staple food. There is plethora of size, shape and texture of noodle and normally either come with dry or fresh. The famous noodle is called “Sou Mian” which the noodle type is long, slim and soft. During the birthday date, Chinese people especially the eldest will eat this “Sou Mian” because Chinese believe it will bring longevity and healthy life. Besides that, soybeans, wheat, vegetables, herbs, seasoning and desserts are the staple food in Chinese cooking. The famous seasoning sauces are soya sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, fish sauce, fermented tofu (furu) and hoisin sauce. For the spice types, ginger, white pepper, garlic, spring onion and sesame oil are usually used in Chinese cooking.

Chinese cooking methods can cook in technique quick time or prolonged time. For the quick time and easy cook meal’s methods are boiling, braising, scalding, frying, sautéing and dressing. For the prolonged time methods are stewing, simmering, steaming, decoction, roasting, smoking and marinating. The most common for preparing vegetables are boiling, braising, sautéing and dressing. For meats and chicken cooking methods are braising, frying, sautéing, stewing, decoction, roasting, smoking and marinating. Simmering are the special methods of cooking which is also called double steaming and is normally use for cooking the soups with herbal medicine. Except the simmering method for cooking soups, decoction method also is the common method. Besides that, sometime the Chinese cooking will combine the cooking method to make the Chinese cuisine be more appetizing, delicious and exotic.

Chinese cooking recipes are related with the province or region. There are 8 major region cuisines such as Anhui, Cantonese, Fujian, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shangdong, Szechuan and Zhejiang. Cantonese, Szechuan, Shangdong and Jiangsu are the best well known in the world. Cantonese region cuisine is more to ingredient pork, beef, chicken, organ meats, chicken feet, duck tongue and snails. Steaming and sautéing are the most favorite cooking methods. The famous dishes are Dim Sum, Chinese Steamed Egg, Cantonese Fried Rice, Sweet & Sour Pork, Steamed Spare Ribs with Fermented Black Beans, Blanched Vegetables with Oyster Sauce, Wonton Noodle, Beef Chow Fun and Black Sesame Soup.

Spicy and pungent flavors are the most unique for Szechuan region cuisine. Garlic, chili peppers, peppercorn (huajiao) and Zhitianjiao, peanuts, sesame paste and ginger are most common used ingredients in Szechuan cooking. The famous dishes are Kong Po Chicken, Mapo Dofu, Szechuan Hot Pot, Spicy Deep Fried Chicken and Dan Dan Noodle. For Shangdong cuisine is the north part of China cuisine which also called as Lu Cuisine. Seafood such as scallop, prawn, clam, sea cucumber and squid are the most famous ingredient in Shangdong cuisines. Tenderness and freshness are most suitable to describe Jiangsu cuisine. Jingling Salted Duck, Crystal Meat, Triple Combo Duck and Dried Duck are the famous dishes for Jiangsu cuisine.

Nowadays, Chinese cooking become popular for people around the world because of the unique taste and plethora choices. Every authentic dish is art of balance and its look like tricky.  But actually it is just a simple and easy cook meals with sautéing or stir frying at the work and different important Chinese cooking recipes ingredients. You may try to learn it now for Chinese cooking and I assure you the Chinese food aroma will be around your home.

If you never know how to cook for Chinese dishes, don’t worry about it. Please log in the site http://www.chinesecookingrecipes.net/ provide the simple steps from where to buy the ingredients with fresh and cheapest price, how to choose ingredient, how to prepare ingredients with images show and simple direction to cook. Just follow the FREE cooking recipescooking recipes and easy steps, you also can cook for an awesome yummy Chinese foods. If you have any good recipes about Chinese food, don’t forget to share with us by just click “Submit Recipes”.

Sang Whang: Alkaline Pioneer talks about water ionizers and the body.

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Rosling’s World – a documentary about Hans Rosling

Hans Rosling is a professor in international health, who has made an unlikely global success. His Gapminder presentations on global development evokes laughter, rejoice and reflections. In this SVT (Swedish Television) documentary, film maker Pär Fjällström lets Hans Rosling tell the story about his life and what has shaped his world view.
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