China: Airlines, Newspapers, and Car Horns

  I have the unfortunate task today of getting up at 3:00 AM in order to catch an early morning flight to Shanghai. Having never flown on a domestic Chinese airline before, I am not sure what to expect. Thankfully, our plane appears to be quite modern and its crew and flight attendants seem to… Continue reading China: Airlines, Newspapers, and Car Horns

China: Great Wall, Pandas, and Invitations

We¬†travel two hours north of Beijing today to get our first glimpse of the Great Wall of China. The section of the wall we are going to see is not the one usually visited by presidents and Hollywood celebrities. Rather, this section is far less popular with tourists and is considerably steeper to climb. As… Continue reading China: Great Wall, Pandas, and Invitations