Beijing 2015: Hong Qiao Market & Dada Bar

3 Feb

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After having our out of the city adventure, we decided to wind-down with some shopping and drinks..

Hongqiao Market is one of the known markets in Beijing. They’re known to have everything — electronic gadgets, fashion items, home furniture, jewelry and Chinese products aka everything including a Starbucks Coffee branch. 20150826_181202

Prices here are extremely padded for us tourists. I felt extremely accomplished after bargaining down the price of a Xiaomi 10000mAh Powerbank.  This feeling soon passed when I used the item to find out that the battery life of the damn charger does not even last an hour. lol. I was fooled.20150826_181157

 

After freshening up in our place, we dropped by Dada Bar. Quite unsure if we visited on a slow-day but the bar only had a few guests which was a welcome experience after a long day.

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We enjoyed the chill hipster vibe  — dimmed lights, eclectic music, comfy couches and pretty strong cocktails.

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After playing some games on the nintendo and on the foosball, we were ready for end our night-cap.

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You can find…

Hong Qiao Market 

  • Opening Hours: Daily 8.30 AM – 7 PM
  • Address: No. 46, Tiantan Dong Lu, Chongwen District

Dada Bar 

The Beijing 2015 Adventure

Come join me as I track back on the cultural and gastronomical adventure we had in the following blog posts…

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