Bora Bora, Tokyo, the Maldives, South Africa…what do all these have in common? You’re most likely going to be spending a long time on a plane. Whether it’s a 5 hour flight or a 12 hour flight, sitting in one spot for an extended period of time can be very daunting. But rest assured, the… Read More >
One of China’s most popular tourist destinations is the centuries-old Great Wall. This series of walls and fortresses forms a line east-to-west along the northern borders of China. Built and expanded over different time periods and dynasties, some sections even date back to 7th century BC! Over the years, many parts have been replaced and… Read More >
This week’s photo comes from China– at the world’s largest dam.
I’m currently reading China Road by Rob Gifford. He is the National Public Radio China correspondent. For six weeks he journeyed on Route 312 from the beginning in Shanghai for nearly 3,000 (!) miles. It is the old Silk Road and runs through the Gobi Desert to Central Asia to Persia and then on to… Read More >