China

Three Charming Days in Chengdu

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No matter your current mindset about China’s panda city, here’s how to make the most of three days in Chengdu.

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Three Crazy Days in Chongqing

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I was surprised by Chongqing’s beauty. And I don’t mean the Muzak cover all All4One’s “I Swear” that was playing as I waited to clear Chinese immigration, although that was a nice touch.

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Is Teaching English in China Still a Good Idea?

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Teaching English in China is a more common career choice these days—and not just because bloggers like me have publicized it.

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Three Splendid Days in Shanghai

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Whether you’re going as part of a larger trip to China or just because, three days in Shanghai is all you need for a proper introduction.

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Three Days in Beijing

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All you need to find out if Beijing is your type of city is a taste – and you can get a sumptuous sampling of China’s capital in just three days.

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You’ve Never Seen Winter Like This Before

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Visiting China’s Harbin Ice Festival was a surreal, magical experience – and not just because it broke one of my life’s most debilitating existential barriers.

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Enemy Image

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Today’s post is an ode to Beijing – and to myself.

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Pearl of the Orient

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To honor the five year anniversary of my move to Shanghai – and the difficulties I faced while living there – I traveled back to the city to make peace.

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