Running Along the Great Wall of China

Running Along the Great Wall of China

Pure ecstasy fills my veins as I run atop the Great Wall of China.  Ever since childhood I have dreamt of this moment.  Now … View Post
Coping with the Pushy Chinese – The Art of Being Shoved

Coping with the Pushy Chinese – The Art of Being Shoved

After spending a memorable month in China, I quickly tired from the endless shoving.  Instead of politely passing or asking permission, in general the … View Post
Top 5 Things to Do in Shanghai, China

Top 5 Things to Do in Shanghai, China

With its dazzling neon lights and futuristic skyline, Shanghai, China truly is a jewel in the crown of China.   I could spend hours viewing … View Post
Shanghai, China: The City with the Most Futuristic Skyline

Shanghai, China: The City with the Most Futuristic Skyline

Shanghai, China has the most surrealistic skyline of any city globally.  Internally I applauded the architects for such a visionary approach, having transported me … View Post
4 Points to Ponder Prior to Visiting the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, China

4 Points to Ponder Prior to Visiting the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, China

The discovery of the Terracotta Warriors in 1974 serves one of the most extensive archeological discoveries in modern history.  Ranking as the number two tourist … View Post
Altitude Sickness in Lhasa, Tibet

Altitude Sickness in Lhasa, Tibet

My left arm is connected to an IV as I lay in my hotel bed at the Saint Regis in Lhasa, Tibet.  The resident … View Post
Lhasa, Tibet, a Place Untouched by Time

Lhasa, Tibet, a Place Untouched by Time

Lhasa, Tibet is one of those magical destinations trapped in time.  Soaring 3.6 KM (2 miles) above sea level, the altitude and isolation have made it … View Post
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