All foreigners in China quickly become familiar with the phrase ting bu dong, but there is another way to use it.
I get a flat tire on my bicycle repaired for a ridiculously small amount of money. China is still a very cheap country to live in.
China, Intercultural Conflict
Bamboo baskets are used to transport children in China’s Hunan province.
Child Raising, China, Tools
Living in China made a 10 year old Kanye West feel like a celebrity, and the attention that foreigners receive here has yet to simmer down. Why does China obsess over foreigners?
China, Featured Articles
I daydream about the sedentary life as I watch an old couple do their daily chores in front of their old, traditional style house on a canal in Taizhou.
Changing Cultures, China, Travel Diary
A new, ultra-modern, high end shopping mall opened up in Taizhou. Unfortunately, it seems to be falling down already.
Engineers are seriously all over the world, living permanently on the road, going from project to project. This is one of the best ways to travel and work concurrently. Watch an interview about the lifestyle and work of the traveling engineer.
China, Engineering, Other Travelers, Work
I revisit Changsha, in the heartland of China, and come away with a very different impression.
China, Travel Story
It is looking like the unbelievable Sky City One may have succumbed to reality.
Architecture, China, Cities and Urban Development, Engineering
An uber-modern, state of the art new city and business dis
China, Cities and Urban Development
I met traveling street musician in Changsha who had not only songs but a message for the people of his country.
China, Culture and Society, Featured Articles, Music, Other Travelers, Work
Want to work in China? Get in touch.
A peek at Wuhan as I connect to another train and head into the heart of China.
China, Train Travel
While it is often a better idea to not carry your passport around with you in the streets, always carry a copy on your mobile device.
Travel Documents, Travel Safe, Travel Tips
A review of the Supertooth HD bluetooth device. Does it meet the demands of the modern digital nomad?
Electronics, Travel Gear