China

China next on your destination radar? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after living there for almost a year and visiting the cities of Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai and Xi’an and important tourist destinations like The Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warrior and Shanghai World Financial Center.

A Weekend in China’s Karst Country

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Our Guilin to Yangshuo adventure exemplified how spoiled residents of Asia are.

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Find a Hong Kong Home Here

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Hong Kong looks small on the map, but location is of outsized importance here.

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China’s Other Capital

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China’s former capital is at least as enthralling as its current one, even if both suffer from the same choking air pollution.

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The Secret to a Perfect Beijing Trip

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There’s always been a current of serendipity under my Beijing trips, no matter how many days in Beijing I end up staying—I hope the same will prove true for you.

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Splendid Shanghai Starts Here

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

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China’s Other Capital

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China’s former capital will exceed your expectations, even if you know exactly what to expect.

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The Ultimate Guide to Gansu

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Gansu attractions are some of the most impressive in China, but you’ll need a good grasp of the Chinese language—and a high level of patience—in order to travel here.

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Sand Dunes and Smokestacks: China’s Wild West

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Follow in my footsteps and head to Gansu, but only once you’ve considered the entirety of this dispatch.

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