Welcome to Hong Kong, by far the most vertical city I have ever experienced! FYI, all arrivals must pass an … More
Yangshuo and Li River
Yangshuo is a cozy town nestled among the knobby limestone peaks along the Li River…
Yangtze River Cruise
The Yangtze River is a major superhighway of shipping activity. Welcome to a four day cruise from Chongqing to Yichang. … More
Chongqing: Rice Noodles and Flying Tigers!
Did you know that Chengdu was the headquarters of the Flying Tigers during the Second World War? And I came … More
Chengdu: Adorable Pandas and Yummy Dumplings!
I could watch the adorable Pandas for hours!!!
Xian: Terra Cotta Army and the Other Great Wall
The ancient city of Xi’an, famous for its massive city walls and home of the Terracotta Warriors…
Turpan: Oasis in the Chinese Desert
The Turpan Depression in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in Western China is the third lowest point on the earth at … More
Urumqi: Metropolis in the Desert
A major crossroad on the Silk Road, Urumqi is the main city in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest … More
Suzhou: Venice of the Far East!
Famous for its many canals and waterways, Suzhou is often called the Venice of China. in fact, the Grand Canal, … More
Shanghai: Skyscrapers and Hutongs Side by Side!
The Shanghai skyline is the most spectacular in the world. Enjoy the vibrant street life, but please ignore the aggressive … More
A Glimpse at Chinese Television
An informal sampling of television on the Chinese mainland in the summer of 2013, an interesting mix of the predictable … More