Month: November 2012

Acrobatics & Traditional Performances : Laoshe Tea House – Beijing

Acrobatics & Traditional Performances : Laoshe Tea House – Beijing

Perhaps the most obvious cultural attraction in Beijing is to catch a local performance featuring acrobats and a "Peking opera".…

7 years ago
Beautiful Xiamen : Trip Summary & Suggested Itinerary

Beautiful Xiamen : Trip Summary & Suggested Itinerary

Xiamen was a very pleasant surprise. It's not too crowded, quite tourist friendly, very well developed, and has a special…

7 years ago
Around Gulang Island : Xiamen

Around Gulang Island : Xiamen

Gulang Island is gorgeous. I think it's one of the nicest places I've visited in mainland. To summarize the Gulang…

7 years ago
Seoul Trip Summary : Korea

Seoul Trip Summary : Korea

My second trip to Korea was very different than my first one. My first visit to Korea was with an…

7 years ago
Old Korean Blacksmith Town : Goguryeo Folk Village

Old Korean Blacksmith Town : Goguryeo Folk Village

Not too far off Seoul is the Goguryeo Folk Village, offering you a glimpse into two important aspects of Korea's…

7 years ago
Southern Philippines Island Trip : Summary & 7D6N Itinerary

Southern Philippines Island Trip : Summary & 7D6N Itinerary

Last year I took some time off during summer break to get away from Hong Kong and visit one of…

7 years ago
Ann Arbor to Washington DC : US/Canada Trip Summary

Ann Arbor to Washington DC : US/Canada Trip Summary

Following the successful completion of my qualifying exams last year I made a short trip to the US and Canada…

7 years ago
Washington DC Trip Summary : Suggested 5 Days Itinerary

Washington DC Trip Summary : Suggested 5 Days Itinerary

There's lots to see and do in Washington DC and everything is really top notch attractions. Even though I was…

7 years ago
Visions of Puerto Rico : Trip Preview

Visions of Puerto Rico : Trip Preview

I recently had a most wonderful trip to Puerto Rico, a Caribbean gem, that comes bundled with gorgeous beaches, lovely…

7 years ago
Nanjing Purple Mountains & Botanical Gardens

Nanjing Purple Mountains & Botanical Gardens

If you want to see Nanjing from above, make your way to the Nanjing Purple Mountains (紫金山, Zijinshan). After wrapping…

7 years ago
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