1. takes forever to flag one down, up to ten mins
2. if your address is not written in chinese script they may kick you out the taxi (because they dont understand where you want to go)
3. being foreign, you dont know whether they're giving you the right rate or taking a long way or going in circles
i vow to call a taxi to my hotel if possible
i vow to have the address written in chinese script
i vow to ask my hotel what the meter should read when we start, how long the drive should take and how much it should cost.
use these tips.
my feet and legs are sore as hell and i can't wait to get out the city.