China

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Gansu

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Solitude was the best antidote to the deprivation that would come to define my time in China’s Wild West.

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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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10 Exotic Destinations Around the World

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From Machu Picchu to the Great Wall of China, these exotic destinations are the most worthy one to cross off your bucket list.

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Leave Your Daily (Internet) Hell

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The existence of VPNs (not to mention, their sometimes dubious legality) doesn’t nullify threats to free and open internet around the world, but it is an important tool in the fight.

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Yes, Macau is Magical

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What follows is not only a Macau travel guide but, I hope, a rebuke of the prevailing wisdom about the territory: That it’s not really all that great.

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The Most Magical Places I’ve Ever Visited

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Want to travel someplace more than just “beautiful”? These magical destinations will do the trick, even if they don’t match the typical fairytale.

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