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A journey on the Great Wall of China

CHINA | Mon, 9 Oct 2017 | By gemma_laing | Views [1127]

The truth  is, life is short,  none of us know what might happen tomorrow, and tomorr ow is never promised . I guess analysis of reality is left to the individual. Interpretation is personal. Everyone’s  goals, ambitions ... Read more >

Tags: china, on the road, trekking

From Beijing to Ulaanbaatar

CHINA | Fri, 14 Apr 2017 | By atravelerswritings | Views [249]

How to travel from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar for 44USD         It is 11th April 2017 and my last day in china. Two ... Read more >

Tags: boder crossing, bus to ulan bator, china, how to cross the border, mongolia, transmongolianrailway

Beijing Ten Years Later

CHINA | Thu, 18 Feb 2016 | By sborto | Views [969]

After more than five years living in the Chinese capital, today is the last night that I will spend here before going back to Barcelona, my hometown. Everything is ready: I've vacated my apartment; I've sent all the junk I've accumulated during ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china

The aftermath of the “Weasel Words” & the “Propaganda Caricature”

PHILIPPINES | Sat, 5 Sep 2015 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [1131]

Thou shalt not abuse in using weasel words, or else you shall be a delusion; thou shall not try to exaggerate your sketching or else it shall cause a mental illusion. These two styles of surreptitious communiqué: weasel words and caricatures ... Read more >

Tags: caricature, china, propaganda caricature, weasel words

Trekking the Great Wall of China

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 31 Aug 2015 | By holdensontheroad | Views [380]

My husband, Paul, and I were so thrilled to be expecting our first baby.  We were both in our forties and excited about introducing our child to all the wonderful people, places and creatures in the world.  The nursery was ready and we had ... Read more >

Tags: china, great wall, sands, trekking

Photos: Nanxiang

CHINA | Sun, 17 May 2015 | By erikfruth | Photo Gallery

Currently flying south to Nanxiang.
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Tags: china, nanxiang, shanghai, steamed dumplings, xiaolongbao

Experiencing Public Life in China – A Guide to Finding Yourself as an Uptight Westerner

CHINA | Tue, 14 Apr 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [953]

At first I was a little uncomfortable, a little confused. The old man stood in front of me, looked me up and down and drew heavily on his cigarette. Initially I tried to avoid eye contact; ‘perhaps he’ll go away soon’, I thought. Some ... Read more >

Tags: china, dancing, finding yourself, pyjamas, singing, westerner

Dai Minority Dining in Kunming, Yunnan

CHINA | Fri, 10 Apr 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [1225]

Turning off the main street, just past the train line, an alley cuts in between a series of squat aging apartment blocks. Steel frames dress the windows above. Potted plants rest on window sills. A small shop stocked with drinks and cigarettes stands ... Read more >

Tags: china, dai minority, food, kunming, yunnan

IV's and Cigarettes - Community Clinics in China

CHINA | Sun, 29 Mar 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [748]

I look up at the shiny metal stand next to my bed as the fifth bottle of intravenous drip slowly empties itself into my blood stream. I had planned to let it run its course before I went to the toilet, but the urge to relieve myself has become unbearable.... Read more >

Tags: china, good poisoning, kunming, local clinic

Counterfeit Foods are Choking China's Food Culture

CHINA | Thu, 19 Mar 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [1374] | Comments [3]

A distinct chemical burn appears in my throat, I start to choke on my sushi roll. I look down at my bowl of soy sauce where a sheen of chemical slick has developed on the liquid surface. What the hell is this stuff? I ask as I examine the fresh tube ... Read more >

Tags: china, counterfeit, cuisine, culture, food, kunming

Shanghai, China: Where Opportunities Blossom

CHINA | Tue, 3 Mar 2015 | By cyclaudiia | Views [612]

Shanghai, China is the chapter in my life where it notes the first time I’ve ever worked in a completely new city. It was both exhilarating and frightening at the same time. I’ve lived in Xiamen, China for a few years and have traveled ... Read more >

Tags: china, shanghai, the bund

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Generations of Dimen

CHINA | Sun, 23 Nov 2014 | By guizhouimpressions | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I believe that travelling and exploring new worlds unleashes something in us, something very basic, something grounding. At the same time it lifts our souls, opens our minds and hearts to taking life in whatever shapes and forms it comes and appreciate ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 travel photography scholarship, china, dimen, family, guizhou, tradition

The wheels are rolling to Mongolia

CHINA | Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [521]

We've passed through fifty four tunnels on the way out of Beijing.  Rumour has it that we will psas through over sixty in total before we are out into open country.    The sky is blue, with only a hint of grey-ish smog overhead. ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, hebei, train, trans-mongolian

Wandering the Hutongs

CHINA | Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [487]

As with Shanghai, this was not my first time in Beijing, and I have already seen the main sights.  I decided to spend the first day wandering the old lanes and back alleys, known as "hutongs", to get a feel for the ancient fabric of this historic ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, hutongs, ticket

It starts tomorrow

CHINA | Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [466]

11:22.  The departure from Beijing.  Train K3.  847 miles.  Twenty Eight hours.  The real adventure begins.  Through the great wall, into inner mongolia, the Gobi desert and across the border into Mongolia, over the vast ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, mongolia, train, trans-mongolia trans-siberian, ub, ulan bator

A short hop to Shanghai

CHINA | Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [671]

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then perhaps a seven thousand mile train journey should start with a metaphorical one hour hop from Hangzhou to Shanghai.   It was arguably a Chinese train that brought me to Singapore, ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, shanghai, train

The Adventures of Mango and Sticky Rice

THAILAND | Sun, 24 Aug 2014 | By acuwarriorjs | Views [517]

It's Saturday night before we leave for the trip of a lifetime and I just found the perfect name for our journal. Welcome to Mango and Sticky Rice! In about 4 days, we will board a 14 hour flight to China. After fulfilling our required student duties ... Read more >

Tags: asia, beaches, buddhism, china, herbs, india, laos, sri lanka, thailand

Kung Fu in China: Nearing the End

CHINA | Fri, 25 Jul 2014 | By korric | Views [1182] | Comments [5]

When I first arrived at the temple, I was feeling like I lacked direction. For eight months, I had studied Mantis kung fu at Kunyu Shan. When Qu Sifu left, I went over to Xu Shifu, where I was introduced to some Shaolin basics. After I learned these ... Read more >

Tags: china, martial arts

Going to China for Real!

CANADA | Fri, 20 Jun 2014 | By miss_traveller | Views [658]

I have to pinch myself to believe it! I left Korea last August (2013) and came back to Canada feeling a bit pissed that I passed up the opportunity to go to China. This past year in Canada has been a bit of a downer because I have been trying to get ... Read more >

Tags: china, dreams

Kung Fu in China Weeks Forty-One to Forty-Three

CHINA | Mon, 16 Jun 2014 | By korric | Views [994] | Comments [1]

I've now been in Henan for three weeks. It's very touristy here at the temple, and normally one must pay a fee to enter the temple area, but we are given student cards which allow us free ingress, and we were shown a side entrance to the temple itself ... Read more >

Tags: china, martial arts

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