China

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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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit China

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A trip to China is, in the end, a journey of transmutation.

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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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