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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

What gives value to travel is fear. It is the fact that, at a certain moment, when we are so far from our own country, we are seized by a vague...

MagLev train in Shanghai China

Though my original plans called for me to take the night train from Shanghai to Beijing to meet up with my cousins in preparation for sleeping on the Great Wall of...

Tiananmen Square in Beijing China

Tiananmen Square, the huge plaza in central Beijing most famous for the massacre during the Chinese protests of 1989, is today a peaceful gathering place.

My main goal in diverting so far north from Shanghai to Beijing was to sleep overnight on the Great Wall of China, but as long as I was in Beijing, I...

The “Sleeping Dragon” is wide awake and on the alert. After settling in to my hostel in Shanghai, I tried to connect to my blog. The connection was abysmally slow, but...