Top Ten Destinations in 2019

Welcome, 2019. You’ve probably taken down your holiday decorations by now. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a few days away, and Valentine's Day arrives a few weeks afterwards. As the new year and its holidays march forward, have you stopped to think...

Why you should do Chengdu

OK, so Chengdu is NOT on most China itineraries. Just another city of 12 million people that you have never heard of. I like Chengdu. I first passed through many years ago and have only been back a few times. But I think I will have to include it...

Beijing then and now

I will never forget my first day in Beijing.  It was in August, 1987, and rather lost and lonely, I was wandering around with my backpack trying to find the train station.  Nor will I forget all of the visits I've made there since...

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