Posts in category China

You’re the Adventurer–No Chinese Visa

Welcome to an experiment. You’ve been a spectator reading my travelogues about life overseas from Korea to Zambia, but now it’s your turn to go on your own adventure! Immerse yourself in the story and make key decisions by choosing from among several options. Your selections could make the difference between a great trip or a travel disaster! [...]

Celebrating New Year of the Dragon in...

Celebrating New Year of the Dragon in China! Guest Post By M.G. Edwards
Special thanks to Lada Ray (http://ladaray.wordpress.com/) for giving me the opportunity to be a guest blogger on her blog. Check out her blog — it’s very good! She offers a fascinating mix of updates on her books, travelogues, and insights into the art of feng shui.

Zhujiajiao, the Venice of Shanghai

On January 26, 2012, my family and I traveled to Zhujiajiao, an ancient village in Qingpu District about 45 minutes west of Shanghai. Zhujiajiao bills itself as the “Venice of Shanghai.” Why not the “Venice of China”? Well, perhaps because China has hundreds, if not thousands, of traditional villages like Zhujiajiao scattered throughout [...]