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How to see The Bund in Shanghai

Cina Giorno Otto - Shanghai The Bund

Shanghai’s iconic skyline has changed massively in the last 20 years, but its waterfront promenade, better known as The Bund, has become one of the must-visits any traveler visiting Shanghai, China, should stop by to see, even when shrouded in Shanghai’s perpetual haze. Here’s a little primer on what you can do when visiting The [...]

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Brief Stop in Bejing on #UTC11: Great Wall

graffiti on great wall of china

  This time through China, I was in an even bigger rush than I was during my RTW trip back in 2009-10. Then, I managed to stay in Beijing, a city I surprisingly like, for almost a full week. This time, since we were in a bit of a rush to get to Saigon to [...]

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Little Oddities in China on #UTC11

no occupying while stabling sign on china train

  One of the things that I love about China is the slightly off English that you see in signs and hear from people. “Clinglish” or “Changlish” or whatever one calls it (similar to Spanglish, which was supposedly an actually good Adam Sandler movie, though I’ll never know), China was one of the last stops [...]

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Love to Ski? For Free? Read on (and enter)

If you enjoy spending some time on the slopes, or have considered taking up skiing or snowboarding, then I think [...]

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