Exploring Beijing's Ancient Hutongs: Old World Cafe and Hidden Gems

Discover a hidden gem in Beijing's ancient hutongs - a vintage toy cafe called Old World. Explore the maze-like networks and experience old Beijing.

00:00:01 Discover a hidden gem in Beijing's ancient hutongs - a vintage toy cafe called Old World. Explore the maze-like networks and experience old Beijing.

The speaker has fulfilled their dream of living in a traditional Beijing hutong.

Hutongs are historic lanes that offer a glimpse into old Beijing.

Hutongs have become trendy with hidden cafes, rooftop bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

00:01:53 A YouTuber shares their experience of finding a tiny house in Beijing's hutongs. They struggled to find a suitable place within their budget but eventually found a spacious and affordable option.

๐Ÿ  Hutongs are the favorite place to be in Beijing, offering a glimpse into the past.

๐Ÿ” Joining an apartment rental WeChat group helped find affordable options in Beijing.

๐Ÿ’ฐ Finding a tiny house within budget was a challenge, but a spacious option was available.

00:03:44 A video about finding a perfect and affordable apartment in Beijing, with an exciting move-in experience.

๐Ÿ  The speaker found a perfect house in Beijing for rent within their budget.

๐Ÿ˜Š They were excited about the skylight, furniture, and the experience of moving.

โ„๏ธ Moving day was in the snow, but the speaker was still excited about living alone in the new house.

00:05:35 Explore my cozy Beijing tiny house with warm underfloor heating, a welcoming neighborhood, and unique furnishings. A stone rubbing from Shujol adds historical charm.

๐Ÿ  The narrator is excited to show their tiny house in Beijing, which came together quickly with the furnished apartment they rented from an agency at no extra cost.

๐Ÿ‘‹ The neighbors are friendly and welcoming, offering help whenever needed.

๐Ÿ”ฅ The house is warm both physically and emotionally, with heating through the floors that can be controlled using a doodad.

00:07:26 A tour of a small house in Beijing, showcasing Chinese BBQ and the owner's personal belongings, including a gift from neighbors and an interview with a famous artist.

๐Ÿ”ฅ The first recorded depiction of Chinese barbecue is found in the stone inscription in Shujo, making it the hometown of Chinese BBQ.

๐Ÿ  The Beijing tiny house has a small but well-equipped kitchen, including an electric stove and a coffee maker.

๐Ÿšฝ The bathroom in the tiny house has a shower, a mirror purchased from Taobao, and a new toilet.

๐Ÿ”ฌ The documentary project in Shanghai included an interview with the famous artist Maliang, who creates art using random plastic things.

00:09:16 A tour of a Beijing tiny house with diorama-like artwork and a comfortable working environment, featuring wooden beams that give it a traditional hutong feel.

๐Ÿ  The video showcases a tiny house in Beijing with unique diorama-like artwork.

๐Ÿ’ก The upstairs area has been rearranged, allowing for a comfortable working environment with natural light.

๐Ÿช‘ The temporary desk is a cheap fold-out table, but still serves its purpose for editing.

๐Ÿ›€ The bathroom in the house has a slight odor, which is common in hutong houses due to the plumbing system.

๐Ÿ‘ Overall, the house has a viby and gorgeous atmosphere with wooden beams adding to its charm.

00:11:06 A tour of a Beijing tiny house, encountering challenges with drainage and food delivery. Exploring gyms and promoting upcoming Sichuan content.

๐Ÿ  The speaker has a tiny house in Beijing and faces challenges with drainage and food delivery.

๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ The speaker visits a local gym in the hutongs but is not satisfied with it.

๐Ÿผ The speaker hints at upcoming Sichuan content, specifically about pandas.

Summary of a video "Welcome to my Beijing tiny house!" by Blondie in China on YouTube.

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